Notre Dame High School
Played an aspiring Broadway singer on NBC's "Smash"
Cast alongside Jane Fonda and Catherine Keener in the comedy-drama "Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding"
Guest starred on an episode of NBC's "Community" as Chevy Chase's character's ex-stepdaughter
Released second album Unbroken
Signed a new record deal with Verve Forecast Records
Recorded the song "Let Your Heart Sing" for the soundtrack of the Disney movie "Tinker Bell"
Released from her contract with RCA Records
Made feature debut in the independent film about the life of Hank Garland, "Crazy"
First studio film, the comedy "The House Bunny"; also released a cover of the song "I Know What Boys Like" for the film
Released her self-titled debut album Katharine McPhee
Appeared on the fifth season of "American Idol" (Fox); was the runner-up to winner Taylor Hicks
Signed to Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and Sony BMG's RCA Records
Released debut single "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/My Destiny"
Played the lead actress in a local production of "Annie Get Your Gun"
Known for such albums as "Katharine McPhee" and "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"
Popular songs include "Over It" and "Had It All".
Began training with her mother, a vocal coach at age two
Trained at the Boston Conservatory for three semesters, but left to pursue acting
In June 2006, McPhee revealed to People magazine that she previously suffered from bulimia. After a period of about five years, she began treatment after qualifying for "American Idol" (Fox).