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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 »

Known For

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Izzie Stevens
(2005-2012)
Knocked Up
Knocked Up Alison Scott
(2007)
The Ugly Truth
(2009)
Life as We Know It
Life as We Know It Holly Berenson
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 The Nut Job 2 (filming)
Andie (voice)
 2017/II Unforgettable (filming)
Tessa
 2017 Doubt (TV Series) (filming)
Sadie Ellis
 2014/I The Nut Job
Andie (voice)
 2011 Katherine Heigl Hates Balls (Video short)
Katherine Heigl
 2010 Killers
Jen
 2005-2010 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Izzie Stevens
- Suicide Is Painless (2010) ... Dr. Izzie Stevens (credit only)
- Push (2010) ... Dr. Izzie Stevens (credit only)
- Perfect Little Accident (2010) ... Dr. Izzie Stevens (credit only)
- The Time Warp (2010) ... Dr. Izzie Stevens (credit only)
- Valentine's Day Massacre (2010) ... Dr. Izzie Stevens (credit only)
 2008 27 Dresses
Jane
 2006 Caffeine
Laura
 2005/I Side Effects
Karly Hert / Lips 2
 2003 Vegas Dick (TV Movie)
Madeline
 2003 Wuthering Heights (TV Movie)
Isabel Linton (as Katherine M. Heigl)
 2003 Descendant
Ann Hedgerow / Emily Hedgerow
 2003 Evil Never Dies (TV Movie)
Eve
 2003 Love Comes Softly (TV Movie)
Marty Claridge
 2002 Critical Assembly (TV Movie)
Aizy Hayward
 1999-2002 Roswell (TV Series)
Isabel Evans / Lonnie / Rosemary
- Graduation (2002) ... Isabel Evans
- Crash (2002) ... Isabel Evans
 2000 100 Girls
Arlene
 1998 Bug Buster
Shannon Griffin
 1998 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Miranda Prosper
 1997 Stand-ins
Taffy-Rita Hayworth's Stand-in
 1996 Wish Upon a Star (TV Movie)
Alexia Wheaton
 1993 King of the Hill
Christina Sebastian
 1992 That Night
Kathryn
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Other Works:

Print ads: Levi's jeans, 2000. See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Katherine M. Heigl

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on Hollywood stereotyping] You're the blonde. Or the cheerleader. Or the girlfriend. It would have been really easy to fall back on the blonde and the bra size and just do that for the rest of my career. See more »

Trivia:

Publicly criticized her two most successful projects. After Knocked Up (2007) was released, she said that the film presented its female characters in a sexist way; Seth Rogen and Judd Apatow both responded curtly that Heigl had not expressed any problems during filming. Later, Heigl stated that she had not received Emmy-worthy writing for her character during a recent season of Grey's Anatomy (... See more »

Nickname:

Katie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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