Kaitlin Doubleday achieved an early start to her thespian career after being discovered in a high school musical in Los Angeles. At age 17, she made her film debut opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can.
After graduating from high school, she studied acting at HB Studios in New York and has continued to work steadily in both TV and film. Her other big screen credits include the cult classic Waiting opposite Ryan Reynolds and Anna Farris, The TV Set, a satire about the entertainment business starring David Duchovny for director Jake Kasden, and Accepted, opposite Jonah Hill and Justin Long.
On the small screen she was a series regular on Fox’s record-breaking, critically acclaimed drama, “Empire.” She played Rhonda Lyon, married to Andre Lyon. Doubleday was most recently a series regular on the popular country music drama, “Nashville” playing single mom Jessie Caine. She also starred in the Hallmark Channel original “Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays,” which premiered in November 2019.
Doubleday has an adventurous spirit and has backpacked through India, Thailand, and Peru. A passionate yoga practitioner, she is equally devoted to animal rescue and volunteers at NKLA (No Kill LA). Doubleday lives in Los Angeles with her husband, DJ Devin Lucien, and son Franklin and with their rescued animals: cats Leyla and June and dogs Ricky and Pony.