Kimberly Guilfoyle joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in January 2006 and is currently a co-host of "The Five," a one hour talk/debate show that airs from 5-6 p.m. ET. In addition, Guilfoyle serves as a legal analyst for the network, appearing regularly on "The O'Reilly Factor," "Hannity," and other shows. She is also a host for FoxNews.com Live. Prior to this, she was the host of the preexisting one-hour crime-based weekend program "The Lineup."
Formerly of Court TV, which she joined in January 2004 as co-host of "Both Sides," Guilfoyle also served as a legal analyst for ABC News featured regularly on ABC's "Good Morning America," as well as CNN's "Larry King Live" and "Anderson Cooper 360." She has covered major legal cases such as O.J. Simpson, Scott Peterson, JonBenet Ramsey, Natalee Holloway, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson.
Prior to her broadcasting career, she served as an assistant district attorney at the San Francisco and Los Angeles District Attorney's Offices. As managing attorney of the trial division in San Francisco, she was co-prosecutor in the case "People v. Noel and Knoller," a second-degree murder trial involving a dog mauling, which received national and international attention and was chronicled on NBC's "Dateline," A&E's "American Justice," and, most recently, on Animal Planet's "Animal Witness." Guilfoyle also received an award for being "Outstanding Woman of the Year" from the City of San Francisco. During her legal career, Guilfoyle spent four years as a deputy district attorney in Los Angeles where she received several awards, including "Prosecutor of the Month."
In 2005, Guilfoyle was named USO Entertainer of the Year. In 2004, she had a movie role as a public defender opposite Emmy Award winning actor Ed Asner in "Happily Even After," which was featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. In the same year, New York City awarded Guilfoyle with a "Special Civil Rights Award."
Guilfoyle is a magna cum laude graduate of University of California, Davis and attended the University of San Francisco School of Law and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, where she studied and was published for her research in international children's rights and European Economic Community law.
She resides in New York City with her son, Ronan Anthony Villency and presently serves as an active board member of The Gastro Esophageal Cancer Foundation and on the advisory panel for the American Bar Association.
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