Stacy Galina (born September 24, 1966 in Baltimore) is an American actress, best known for her role in the television drama Knots Landing. She first appeared in the series in a guest role, playing Mary Frances Sumner in 1990, before joining the regular cast as Kate Whittaker for the last three seasons of the show. In 1992, she appeared on one of the final episodes of Howard Stern's syndicated TV show, acting in a risque parody of the film DIRTY DANCING. She reprised the role of Kate for Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac in 1997. She had the lead role in Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror. She also appeared in the short-lived series Daddy's Girls.