Katie Finneran (Coral Kessler)
Playing the part of Coral Kessler, the alcoholic widower mom of Millie and Char, Katie Finneran has a prominent (if also absentee) role in Freaky. Best known for her Tony-winning Broadway performances in Noises Off in 2002 and Promises, Promises in 2010, respectively, Finneran has a variety of film credits to her name, including 1990’s Night of the Living Dead, You’ve Got Mail, Liberty Heights, Bewitched, Firehouse Dog, and Broken Bridges, as well as Baby on Board, Death to Smoochy, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, and Movie 43.
Outside of film, Katie Finneran also appeared in several shows, including Wonderfalls, The Michael J. Fox Show, Bloodline, The Looming Tower, Why Women Kill, and Brockmire, which she starred in as recently as this year. Additionally, Finneran made guest star appearances in The Good Fight, Murphy Brown, Blindspot, Elementary, Damages, Royal Pains, Oz, Sex and the City, Frasier, All My Children, and Super Force. She was also seen in several episodes of The Insider, Bram and Alice, and I Hate My Teenage Daughter.