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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 & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Unforgettable (filming)
 2014/I The Nut Job
Andie (voice)
 2010 Killers
 2008 27 Dresses
 2006 Caffeine
 2005/I Side Effects
Karly Hert / Lips 2
 2003 Descendant
Ann Hedgerow / Emily Hedgerow
 2000 100 Girls
 1998 Bug Buster
Shannon Griffin
 1997 Stand-ins
Taffy-Rita Hayworth's Stand-in
 1993 King of the Hill
Christina Sebastian
 1992 That Night
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Print ad: Nautica perfume, 2008. See more »

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4 Interviews | 22 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 74 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Katherine M. Heigl


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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["Razor" Magazine interview] I'm grateful people think I'm beautiful or think I'm sexy, and I suppose it's better than the alternative, but I do try to fight it a bit so it's not all people see me as. And I'd love to one day be in a position where I could choose a role to showcase my creativity versus just my bra size. See more »


Her last name is pronounced "HI guhl." See more »



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