Katherine Heigl

Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Model (person) / Film Producer / Executive Producer | * 11/24/1978 (41) | Washington, D.C., USA
Katherine Marie Heigl (born November 24, 1978) is an American actress and former fashion model. She started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before turning her attention to acting, making her film debut in That Night (1992) and later appearing in My Father the Hero (1994) as well as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995). Heigl then landed the role of Isabel Evans on The WB television series Roswell (1999–2002), for which she received nominations for Saturn and Teen Choice Awards. From 2005 to 2010, Heigl starred as Izzie Stevens on the ABC television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, a role that brought her significant recognition and accolades, including the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007. Her best known film appearances include roles in Knocked U..."> ()
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Katherine Marie Heigl, born on November 24, 1978, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy and her starring role in the movies Knocked Up, Zyzzyx Road, 27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth, Killers and Life As We Know It. Heigl started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before she turned her attention to acting. She made her debut in the coming-of-age film, That Night. Heigl co-starred as Isabel Evans in the television series Roswell and movies including My Father the Hero before landing her break out role in Grey's Anatomy. Over the years, Heigl has established herself as a cover model appearing on numerous publications including Maxim, Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan. Heigl married Josh Kelley in Park City, Utah, on December 23, 2007. Heigl appeared as Christina Sebastian in Steven Soderbergh's Depression-era drama King of the Hill before being cast in her first leading role in the 1994 comedy My Father the Hero. In 1995, she starred in the Steven Seagal action thriller Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Despite an increased focus on acting, she still modelled extensively, appearing regularly in magazines such as Seventeen. She took the lead role in Disney's made-for-television film Wish Upon a Star in 1996. Also in 1996, Heigl's parents divorced and her mother was diagnosed with cancer. In 1998, she co-starred with Peter Fonda in a re-working of the classic Shakespearian play The Tempest, set during the American Civil War. Later that year, she starred in the horror film Bride of Chucky. Heigl was frequently featured in photo essays in magazines such as Life, TV Guide, and Teen as well as FHM. She appeared in the FHM and Maxim calendars, FHM's annual "100 Sexiest Women in the World", and was featured in the Girls of Maxim Gallery. In May 2006, Maxim awarded her #12 on their annual Hot 100 List as well as voted the 19th "Sexiest Woman in the World" by readers of FHM magazine. While Roswell was in production, Heigl worked on several films, including 100 Girls, an independent 2001 film, and Valentine, a horror film starring David Boreanaz and Denise Richards. On September 16, 2007, Heigl won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Izzie Stevens. In 2009, Heigl starred opposite Gerard Butler in The Ugly Truth, which opened July 24. Heigl finished filming the Lionsgate thriller Killers, opposite Ashton Kutcher, and it was released June 4, 2010. She has signed on to star in and produce the big-screen drama Life As We Know It. Life As We Know It revolves around a woman and a man whose respective best friends die in a car accident. Following the tragedy, they are left to share in caring for the deceased's orphaned daughter. Everwood creator Greg Berlanti will direct the film.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Katherine Heigl

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by An Ensemble in a Drama Series

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Movies with Katherine Heigl as Actress(39)

as Michelle Burroughs2020 Fear of Rain
as Andie (voice)2017 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
as Tessa Connover2017 Unforgettable
as Jenny2015 Jenny's Wedding
as Mona Champagne2015 Home Sweet Hell
as Jackie2014 Jackie & Ryan
as Andie (voice)2014 The Nut Job
as Lyla Griffin2013 The Big Wedding
as Stephanie Plum2012 One for the Money
as Herself - Host2012 Shelter Me
as Laura Carrington2011 New Year's Eve
as Holly Berenson2010 Life As We Know It
as Jen Kornfeldt2010 Killers
as Abby2009 The Ugly Truth
as Jane Nichols2008 27 Dresses
as Laura2007 Caffeine
as Alison Scott2007 Knocked Up
as Marissa2006 Zyzzyx Road
as Karly Hert2005 Side Effects
as Lynn Sheridan2005 The Ringer
as Marty Claridge2004 Love's Enduring Promise
as Ann Hedgerow / Emily Hedgerow2003 Descendant
as Eve2003 Evil Never Dies
as Aizy Hayward2003 Critical Assembly
as Isabel Linton2003 Wuthering Heights
as Marty Claridge2003 Love Comes Softly
as Shelley Fisher2001 Valentine
as Arlene2000 100 Girls
as Shannon Griffin1998 Bug Buster
as Jade1998 Bride of Chucky
as Miranda Prosper1998 The Tempest
as Princess Ilene1997 Prince Valiant
as Taffy1997 Stand-Ins
as Alexia Wheaton1996 Wish Upon a Star
as Sarah Ryback1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
as Nicole1994 My Father the Hero
as Christina Sebastian1993 King of the Hill
as Kathryn1992 That Night

TV Shows/Series with Katherine Heigl as Actress(15)

as Tully2020 Firefly Lane
as Sadie Ellis2017 Doubt
as Charleston 'Charlie' Tucker2014 State of Affairs
as Samantha Wheeler2011 Suits
as herself2009 Live from Studio Five
as Izzie Stevens2005 Grey's Anatomy
as herself2004 The Tony Danza Show
as herself2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
as Andrea Collins2002 The Twilight Zone
as Isabel Evans1999 Roswell
as herself1999 The Early Show
as herself??? Today

Movies with Katherine Heigl as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2010 Life As We Know It
Production/Executive Producer2009 The Ugly Truth
Production/Producer2005 Side Effects

Additional Information

Full Name: Katherine Heigl
Born: Friday, 11/24 1978 (November) in Washington, D.C. (current age: 41 years + 253 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Josh Kelley
Other names for Katherine Heigl (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Katherine M. Heigl"
"Кэтрин Хайгл"
"Katherine Marie Heigl"
Katherine Heigl frequently works together with these people:
Forest Whitaker (6x, Actor)
Adrien Brody (6x, Actor)
Donald Trump (6x, Actor)
Jimmy Kimmel (6x, Actor)
Matthew Fox (6x, Actor)
Ellen DeGeneres (6x, Actress)
Amanda Bynes (6x, Actress)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (6x, Actress)
Kate Walsh (6x, Actress)
Kelly Clarkson (6x, Actress)
Randy Jackson (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:605, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/03/2020