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Katherine Heigl

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 modeled 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.

Nov 24, 1978 In Washington, D.C., U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
Pierwszy Pojawił:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Najnowszy projekt:
Film Unforgettable 2017-04-20
Known For
Poster of Shelter Me
Poster of Jak upolować faceta
Poster of The Tempest
Poster of Prince Valiant
Film Unforgettable Tessa 2017-04-20
Film Nie ma jak w piekle Mona Champagne 2015-03-13
Film Jenny's Wedding Jenny 2015-07-31
Film Jackie i Ryan Jackie 2014-09-01
Film Gang Wiewióra Andie (voice) 2014-01-17
Seria State of Affairs Charleston 'Charlie' Tucker 2014-11-17
Film Wielkie Wesele Lyla Griffin 2013-04-25
Film Jak upolować faceta Stephanie Plum 2012-01-26
Film Shelter Me Herself - Host 2012-05-15
Film Sylwester w Nowym Jorku Laura Carrington 2011-12-08
Film Pan i Pani Kiler Jen Kornfeldt 2010-06-04
Film Och, życie Holly Berenson 2010-10-02
Seria Live from Studio Five Herself 2009-09-14
Film Brzydka prawda Abby 2009-07-24
Film 27 Sukienek Jane Nichols 2008-01-10
Film Caffeine Laura 2007-03-16
Film Wpadka Alison Scott 2007-06-01
Film Zyzzyx Road Marissa 2006-02-25
Film Romy and Michele: In the Beginning Romy White 2005-01-01
Film Side Effects Karly Hert 2005-03-07
Film Olimpiada Lynn Sheridan 2005-12-23
Seria Chirurdzy Dr. Izzie Stevens 2005-03-27
Seria The Tony Danza Show Herself 2004-09-13
Film Love's Enduring Promise Marty Claridge 2004-11-20
Seria Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself 2003-01-26
Film Critical Assembly Aizy Hayward 2003-01-01
Film Wieczne zło Eve 2003-06-01
Film Love Comes Softly Marty Claridge 2003-04-13
Seria The Ellen DeGeneres Show Herself 2003-09-08
Film Descendant Ann Hedgerow 2003-06-17
Film Wuthering Heights Isabel Linton 2003-09-14
Seria The Twilight Zone Andrea Collins 2002-09-18
Film Valentine Shelley Fisher 2001-02-01
Film 100 dziewczyn i ja Arlene 2000-09-01
Seria Roswell: W kręgu tajemnic Isabel Evans 1999-10-06
Seria The Early Show Herself 1999-11-01
Film The Tempest Miranda Prosper 1998-12-13
Film Bug Buster Shannon Griffin 1998-01-18
Film Narzeczona laleczki Chucky Jade 1998-10-16
Film Prince Valiant Princess Ilene 1997-07-24
Film Wish Upon a Star Alexia Wheaton 1996-11-12
Film Liberator 2 Sarah Ryback 1995-07-13
Film My Father the Hero Nicole 1994-02-04
Film King of the Hill Christina Sebastian 1993-08-20
Film That Night Kathryn 1992-12-17
Seria Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Herself 1983-04-04
Seria Today Herself 1952-01-14