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Who Plays Cathy Keating In Grantchester? Meet Kacey Ainsworth

Cathy is Geordie Keating‘s lovely and mostly supportive wife in Grantchester. She is the dedicated mother of their four children. Recently. Cathy has discovered newfound independence and works in a department store. Geordie’s demanding jobs and lack of involvement at home have caused some tension between them in the past, leading to their separation. The actress Kacey Ainsworth plays Cathy Keating in the TV series. Check out some facts about the actress below.

Meet Kacey Ainsworth, Who Plays Cathy Keating In Grantchester

Cathy Keating In Grantchester
Source: Grantchester, PBS

Kacey Ainsworth is an English actress born on October 19th, 1968, in Ware, Hertfordshire, England. Kacey had an impressive career. From 1991 to 1994, Kacey finished her training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Personal Life

The Grantchester actress is reportedly dating actor Liam Tobin after quietly parting ways with her husband, Darren Hales, following 18 years of marriage. Kacey celebrated her new boyfriend’s 50th birthday by sharing several photos on Instagram.

Kacey Ainsworth’s Career

Ainsworth joined the cast of the BBC soap opera EastEnders in 2000, where she portrayed the role of Little Mo. She made her final appearance on the show in May 2006. In February 2007, she appeared as a hard-nosed tabloid editor in an episode of Hotel Babylon.

Kacey also has been appearing in the comedy series The Wright Way alongside David Haig. Ainsworth likewise starred as Inspector Jenny Black in HolbyBlue for the BBC alongside Zöe Lucker from the start of the first season until the eighth episode of the second season when her character was written out to have a baby. However, this was intended to be temporary. Due to the show’s cancellation, it became Kacey’s last appearance on it.

On March 29, 2014, she appeared as DS Annie Reardon on Casualty. Three years after, she played the role of Miss Gullet in the CBBC sitcom The Worst Witch. Recently, Kacey might be known for the role of Cathy Keating in Grantchester, which she has been joining since 2014.

Prizes And Nominations

Kacey Ainsworth is an accomplished actress, having won three Soap Actress awards in a single year in 2002, making her the only soap actress to achieve such a feat.

In 2002, she was honored with numerous awards, including those from the British Soap Awards, Inside Soap Awards, TV Quick and Choice Awards, and the National Television Awards. Furthermore, she bid her farewell to EastEnders, leaving an indelible mark on the show in May 2006.

What Is Her Net Worth?

As of now, Kacey Ainsworth’s Net Worth is estimated at around $5 million.