~ Kate kicking Leena that breaks Leena's neck, also her most famous quote

Kate Coleman is the main protagonist of the 2009 psychological-thriller movie, Orphan.

She is portrayed by Vera Farmiga.


Kate is the wife of John Coleman. She originally has three children, Daniel Coleman , Maxine "Max" Coleman who is a deaf-mute and Jessica Coleman who died from stillborn. Having a biggest depression because losing her third child, she become a drunken which John and his mother decide to help her.

She and John adopted a mysterious-charming girl named Esther from St.Mariana orphanage. At first time, her life seems to be getting better, until she suspects that Esther has a problem background, knowing about sex and F-bomb on extends beyond her age. Her suspicions deepen when Esther seriously injures another girl who had bullied her and Esther starts antagonizing her by cutting a flower on Jessica's grave, but no one believes her as they believe she still has depression.

After running in on Esther about to kill Daniel on hospital, she slap her but orderlies help John restrain her. As John takes Esther and Max home, doctors sedate Kate. Later, she got a phone call from Dr.Värava from Saarne Institute, Estonia,  who reveals that Esther is actually a 33-year-old woman named Leena Klammer, She has hypopituitarism, a hormone disorder that stunted her physical growth; she has spent most of her life posing as a little girl and had people adopt her, with the goal of seducing the father and having a relationship with him. The doctor reports that Leena is extremely violent and has murdered at least seven people. The last family by whom she was adopted in Estonia was killed by her because the father had rejected her sexual advances. Kate tries to get back home to stop Esther and prevent her family from suffering the same fate.

Kate decides to do back to her home to save John and Max, but she finds John killed by Leena/Esther, and rushes to find Max hiding from Leena/Esther..Kate manages to knock Leena out, take the gun and flee with Max.

Leena regains consciousness and finds Kate and Max near a frozen pond. She lunges at Kate, knocking the gun away, and hurling them both onto the ice. Max picks up the gun and tries to shoot Leena, but hits and shatters the ice instead, causing Kate and Leena to drop into the water. Kate climbs partially out of the pond; Leena, reverting to her little-girl persona, begs Kate not to let her die while hiding a knife behind her back. Kate angrily responds that she is not her mother, and kicks Leena in the face, breaking her neck and sending her back into the pond. Max and Kate are met by the police moments after.


The only reason why I'm sober is because of Max and Daniel. I always think what happen had you not been there and it makes me wanna kill myself. I would never do anything to let something like that ever happen again. I wouldn't.
I know what you're doing. I will not let you hurt my children.
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