Kathy Kloves was born in New York, and raised in Los Angeles. She graduated from Cal State University, Northridge with a degree in psychology. Following graduation from college, Kathy worked in public relations for the Los Angeles Lakers and was a sportswriter for many local Los Angeles daily newspapers, covering, basketball, football and many other sports.
Following a long stint as a sportswriter, Kathy worked at Zoetrope studios for Francis Ford Coppola in the story department. In addition she worked for producers, Edgar Scherick and Steve Friedman in development until selling her first screenplay to Disney.
Since that first script sold, she has worked at virtually every studio and network in Hollywood, writing feature films, television series and television movies.
Kathy recently sold an original feature film, WHAT GOES AROUND to Warner Brothers and a half hour comedy to MTV called ROOMMATES. Currently adapting the NEUROTIC PARENTS GUIDE TO COLLEGE ADMISSIONS for producer Julie Yorn and THE ADDRESS BOOK for Hallmark Channel.
A leading LGBT supporter has raised millions of dollars for the Los Angeles LGBT Center along with installing new programs at the Center’s homeless youth shelter for education and job placement. In the past year co-chaired an event for GLSEN, which honored Julia Roberts and Derek Hough.
Kathy lives in Los Angeles with her husband Steve Kloves, best known as the screenwriter of the Harry Potter movie franchise. She has two children, a daughter who also is a screenwriter, currently adapting Kipling’s THE JUNGLE BOOK for Warner Brothers and a son who is currently in college.