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Katherine Heigl

Katherine Marie Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C., to Nancy Heigl (née Engelhardt), a personnel manager, and Paul Heigl, an accountant and executive. Her father is of German/Swiss-German and Irish descent, and her mother is of German ancestry. A short time after her birth, the family moved to New Canaan, Connecticut, where ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Nut Job 2 (filming)
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 2010 Killers
 2008 27 Dresses
 2006 Caffeine
 2005/I Side Effects
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 2003 Descendant
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 2000 100 Girls
 1998 Bug Buster
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 1997 Stand-ins
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 1993 King of the Hill
Christina Sebastian
 1992 That Night
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TV commercial for ZZZQuill. See more »

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Katherine M. Heigl


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[on her role in My Father the Hero (1994)] There are still men who come up to me today and say, "You were really hot in that film!" I was 14, for God's sake! See more »


Auditioned for all 3 female leads on Roswell (1999) before being cast as Isabel. See more »



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