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Lauren Elizabeth Saatkamp (née King; born June 28, 1985 in Plano, Texas[1]) is an American account executive and a former child actress. Currently, she resides in Nashville, Tennessee and is an account executive for Vanderbilt IMG Sports Marketing at IMG College.[2] Prior to her occupation in accounting, she was well-known for portraying the role of "Kathy" on the children's television series Barney & Friends, and the preceding video series Barney & The Backyard Gang.

Career[]

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Barney & The Backyard Gang[]

Audition[]

For her audition, King did a song and dance. Later, she received a callback to be informed that she was chosen for the role of "Kathy" for the video Rock with Barney in 1991 when she was at the age of five.

Barney & Friends[]

After Barney & the Backyard Gang ended, the video series was spun into a television series titled Barney & Friends. King portrayed "Kathy" for the first three seasons of Barney & Friends. King reprised her role of "Kathy" in the for the tenth anniversary video Sing And Dance With Barney.

Personal Life[]

Barney & Friends[]

King would have Jessica Zucha ("Tina") come over to her house for sleepovers.[3] King still keeps a pair of saddle shoes she used to wear during her time on Barney & Friends.[4]

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