Katherine Heigl



Actor Date of Birth: November 24, 1978


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.



Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., USA




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Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley Celebrate 10th Wedding Anniversary by Recreating Nude Photo
Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley Celebrate 10th Wedding Anniversary by Recreating Nude Photo

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Ten years and three kids later, Katherine Heigl and husband Josh Kelley still get silly. The couple decided to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary by recreating a “totally random” photo they took 12 years ago inspired by 2001 Wes Anderson movie...

Katherine Heigl, Josh Kelley Recreate Nude Pic for Anniversary
Katherine Heigl, Josh Kelley Recreate Nude Pic for Anniversary

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Katherine Heigl and husband Josh Kelley recreated a years-old nude photo in honor of their 10th wedding anniversary – see the pic and read her sweet...

Katherine Heigl Shares Topless Throwback Baby Bump Snap & Reflects on Son's Difficult Delivery
Katherine Heigl Shares Topless Throwback Baby Bump Snap & Reflects on Son's Difficult Delivery

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Katherine Heigl shares emotional post about giving birth on her son's first birthday
Katherine Heigl shares emotional post about giving birth on her son's first birthday

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Katherine Heigl is opening up about the hardships she endured while giving birth to her son, Josh, one year ago. The 39-year-old actress shared a handful of images on Instagram on Wednesday, detailing her and husband Josh Kelley's day as she prepared...

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