Cat Deeley

Cat Deeley

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 23
Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England

England-born award winner Cat Deeley broke into the world of male-dominated television hosts when she began hosting So You Think You Can Dance, one of America’s most popular and longest running dance reality shows.

Deeley was the first ever Brit to host on Regis & Kelly, was Jay Leno's first regular entertainment correspondent on The Tonight Show, and performed the same duty for Good Morning America.

England-born award winner Cat Deeley broke into the world of male-dominated television hosts when she began hosting So You Think You Can Dance, one of America’s most popular and longest running dance reality shows.

Deeley was the first ever Brit to host on Regis & Kelly, was Jay Leno's first regular entertainment correspondent on The Tonight Show, and performed the same duty for Good Morning America.

She has appeared on some of the hottest primetime shows on both sides of the Atlantic, including Stars in Their Eyes, CD:UK Live (on which she appeared weekly for 6 years), SMTV: Live (which she hosted for 3 years), Comic Relief Does Fame Academy, the V Festival, The Brits, Record of the Year, Elton John Live from New York, The Latin Grammy Awards and a one-hour special with U2, When Cat Met U2, for ITV.

In addition to her television hosting endeavors, Cat is the face of Pantene in the UK. She hosted produced a two part special for BBC America titled Royally Mad as well as a web series called In The Dressing Room, which lives on Yahoo.

Deeley also joined Anderson Cooper and Piers Morgan as a special correspondent to cover the broadly viewed Royal Wedding for CNN Worldwide. Plus, she hosted the 2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Brits To Watch event in Los Angeles, which was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

She also lends her time to the Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children's hospital in London, and served as High Profile Ambassador for the UNICEF organization.

 

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - 2015
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - 2014
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - 2013
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - 2012
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - 2011
Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, and Gail Berman at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.
Cat Deeley and Gail Berman share a laugh at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.
Cat Deeley at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.
Cat Deeley and Heidi Klum backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
Cat Deeley on the Red Carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Outstanding Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Cat Deeley reacts as she and Uzo Aduba announce the nominees for Outstanding Reality Competition Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley congratulate each other as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces that both women have been nominated for Emmys, Aduba for Supporting Actress in Orange is the New Black, and Deeley as host of So You Think You Can Dance,
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Outstanding Variety Talk Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley look on as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces the nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley react as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces the nominees for Outstanding Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Cat Deeley arrives at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.
(From left) Cat Deeley of So You Think You Can Dance, Justin Mikita, Kelly Ferguson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family attend the Performers nominee reception.
Cat Deeley of So You Think You Can Dance arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Cat Deeley
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Cat Deeley, Michelle Dockery
Patrick Kielty and Cat Deeley on the Red Carpet at the 65th Creative Arts Emmys
Actress Cat Deeley
Actors Bob Newhart and Cat Deeley
Cat Deeley, Zooey Deschanel, Shannon Woodward
Cat Deeley arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Cat Deeley arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Cat Deeley attends the Governors Ball during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Cat Deeley attends the 2011 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Governors Ball
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Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, and Gail Berman at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.
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Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley, and Gail Berman at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.

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Cat Deeley and Gail Berman share a laugh at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.
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Cat Deeley and Gail Berman share a laugh at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.

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Cat Deeley at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.
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Cat Deeley at Mike Darnell: Reality TV's Great Provocateur at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California, March 29, 2017.

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Cat Deeley and Heidi Klum backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Cat Deeley and Heidi Klum backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Cat Deeley on the Red Carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Cat Deeley on the red carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Outstanding Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Outstanding Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Cat Deeley reacts as she and Uzo Aduba announce the nominees for Outstanding Reality Competition Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Cat Deeley reacts as she and Uzo Aduba announce the nominees for Outstanding Reality Competition Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley congratulate each other as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces that both women have been nominated for Emmys, Aduba for Supporting Actress in Orange is the New Black, and Deeley as host of So You Think You Can Dance,
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley congratulate each other as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces that both women have been nominated for Emmys, Aduba for Supporting Actress in Orange is the New Black, and Deeley as host of So You Think You Can Dance,  at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Outstanding Variety Talk Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Outstanding Variety Talk Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley look on as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces the nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley look on as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces the nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley react as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces the nominees for Outstanding Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley react as Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum announces the nominees for Outstanding Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actor in a Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announce the nominees for Lead Actress in a Limited Series at the nominations announcement for the 67th Emmy Awards  July 16, 2015 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Cat Deeley arrives at the 34th College Television Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live on April 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Kirkland/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)

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Cat Deeley arrives at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.
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Cat Deeley arrives at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.

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Academy Governor Bob Bergen, left, and nominee Cat Deeley attend the Television Academy's 66th Emmy Awards Performance Nominee Reception at the Pacific Design Center on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

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(From left) Cat Deeley of So You Think You Can Dance, Justin Mikita, Kelly Ferguson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family attend the Performers nominee reception.
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(From left) Cat Deeley of So You Think You Can Dance, Justin Mikita, Kelly Ferguson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family attend the Performers nominee reception.

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Cat Deeley of So You Think You Can Dance arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Cat Deeley of So You Think You Can Dance arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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Cat Deeley
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Adam Fedderly
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Cat Deeley, Michelle Dockery
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Patrick Kielty and Cat Deeley on the Red Carpet at the 65th Creative Arts Emmys
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Actress Cat Deeley
Actors Bob Newhart and Cat Deeley
Cat Deeley, Zooey Deschanel, Shannon Woodward
Cat Deeley arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Cat Deeley arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Cat Deeley attends the Governors Ball during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Cat Deeley attends the 2011 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Governors Ball
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