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Katherine Heigl


Katherine Marie Heigl was born in Washington, DC, on November 24, 1978, 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 & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014/I The Nut Job
Andie (voice)
 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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(2013-14) Print ad: Vicks ZzzQuil Sleep-Aid (Procter & Gamble) See more »

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4 Interviews | 22 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 73 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Katherine M. Heigl

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I'd like to start talking children seriously in the next year [2009], but [my husband] Josh feels more like two years, so we'll probably do a year and a half. I'm excited about having a big family. I'm talking five or six. See more »

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A lifelong animal lover, Katherine owns 8 dogs, 4 cats, 9 horses, 2 donkeys, 2 goats and 8 chickens (2014). See more »

Nickname:

Katie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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