Challen Cates

Challen Cates

Highest Rated: 40% Walkaway Joe (2020)

Lowest Rated: 40% Walkaway Joe (2020)

Birthday: Sep 28, 1969

Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, USA

Challen Cates was an actress who worked in television most of her Hollywood career. Cates began her acting career with roles in sitcoms like "Roseanne" (ABC, 1988-1997), "Cybill" (CBS, 1994-98) and "Partners" (CBS, 1995-2000). She also appeared in "Getting Personal" (Fox, 1997-99). She also appeared in the TV movie "A Kiss to Die For" (NBC, 1993-94). In the early 2000s, she shifted her entertainment career towards more dramatic roles, appearing on "Missing" (Lifetime, 2002-05), "NCIS" (CBS, 2003-) and "LAX" (NBC, 2004-05). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Diagnosis Murder: Deadly Mirage" (ION Television Network, 2001-02). In her more recent career, she tackled roles on "Big Time Rush!" (Nickelodeon, 2009-2013) and "The Whole Truth" (ABC, 2010-11). She also was featured in the TV movies "Murder 101: College Can Be Murder" (Hallmark Channel, 2006-07) and "The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning" (ABC Family, 2006). Most recently, Cates acted on "The Night Shift" (NBC, 2013-).

Highest rated movies

Walkaway Joe




No Score Yet 36% This Game's Called Murder Unknown (Character) - 2021
40% 67% Walkaway Joe Sandy (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stolen Season Unknown (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet 67% Sensitivity Training Dr. Laura Stern (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penumbra Dr. Corrie Richardson (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 10% Chasing the Devil Unknown (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 59% Big Time Movie Jennifer Knight (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shattered Dr. Dittman (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder 101: College Can Be Murder Alana (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Fare to Remember Tamara Gault (Character),
Executive Producer
- 1999


61% 87% Midnight, Texas Melanie Pratt (Guest Star) 2017
85% 89% Modern Family Dana (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 77% The Night Shift Mrs. Harrison (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 82% NCIS Fay Gussman (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 69% Big Time Rush Mrs. Knight (Character) 2009-2013
72% 87% Desperate Housewives Samantha Lang (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 75% CSI: New York Stacie Avida (Guest Star) 2006
91% 89% Monk Sheryl Thorn (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder Unknown (Guest Star) 2000-2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pensacola: Wings of Gold Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Getting Personal Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
76% 72% Roseanne Cindy Kenner (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maybe This Time Unknown (Guest Star) 1995