About Kimberly McCullough

peace2 About KimberlyKimberly McCullough’s first gig came at the age of six, in the cult classic Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo, as a featured break-dancer. Kimberly soon secured other dance jobs on Fame, Solid Gold, and The People’s Choice Awards.

In August of 1985, she originated the role of Robin Scorpio on the daytime soap opera, General Hospital. Kimberly earned six Daytime Emmy nominations and two wins in her role as Robin.

In 1996, Kimberly left General Hospital to attend NYU Film School and went on to write and direct two short films:Life After and Lil Star. While working as an actress on The Shield and Once and Again, Kimberly shadowed directors Ed Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz and Clark Johnson. She again shadowed Clark Johnson on Swat and The Sentinel.

Kimberly returned full-time to General Hospital in 2005 as Dr. Robin Scorpio, and later starred in the ABC primetime GH spin-off, General Hospital: Night Shift (2007), playing her daytime and nighttime roles simultaneously. Kimberly left General Hospital in February, 2012,to pursue directing full-time.

In June, 2010, Kimberly was one of eight women selected to participate in the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, where she wrote and directed the dark comedy, Nice Guys Finish Last. The film won the AFI Nancy Malone award and has been accepted into 12 festivals world wide, including LA Comedy Fest and Shockfest where Kimberly received the “Best Director” award.

Kimberly is currently a Director in the ABC/DGA Creative Talent Program 2012-2014. In January, 2013, Kimberly directed her first episode of television on the hit Disney Channel Series, “Shake It Up!” and became a member of the DGA. Most recently, Kimberly shadowed Lesli Linka Glatter on Homeland and Andy Fickman on Liv and Maddie. She also raised 100k for her feature film project Creve Coeur, Mo. on Indiegogo starring Bella Thorne and Zach Knighton.