Actors Kat Stewart and David Whiteley welcomed their daughter Georgia on March 16, known as Gigi. Gigi joins big brother Archie, aged 4; Archie’s birth was featured on the blog. Kat plays Billie Proudman on hit drama series Offspring, while David is primarily a stage actor and theatre director.
Comedian Kate McLennan and her partner Joel Elbourne welcomed their first child last spring, and have named their daughter Dusty. Kate is a stand-up comedian and actress who has appeared on TV shows such as Winners and Losers, House Husbands, Offspring, and The Project. Joel is a town planner.
Kate’s comedy partner is Kate McCartney, and she her partner Robert Coleman welcomed a daughter named Millie shortly before Kate and Joel. Kate is a comedy writer and performer; as well as her own books, she has written for (and sometimes appeared in) shows such as Hamish and Andy, The Big Bite, Adam Hills Tonight, and Dirty Laundry Live. She has also been in Kath and Kim and Outland. Robert is a writer and journalist who runs a creative agency.
Kates McLennan and McCartney star in The Katering Show, a culinary parody which has been picked up by ABC iView after becoming a YouTube hit. Their web series Bleak has just been picked up by the ABC.
(Photo shows the two Kates and their daughters; Kate McCartney is on the left).