(born August 16
) is an American actress
and TV host currently hosting Google Current
(along with Conor Knighton
) and select "pods" for Current TV
. In her career she has played a number roles, including television (The West Wing
and Cold Case
) and film (Tomcats
). She can be seen as Austin Powers
's mother in the 2002 film Austin Powers in Goldmember
where, in a flashback, she and an infant Powers are blown up by enemy agents in the family car.
Kinga was born Kinga Szpakiewicz in Warsaw, Poland and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University.