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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 2 November 1981Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Birth NameKatharine Isobel Murray
Nickname Katie
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Katharine Isabelle was born on November 2, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Katharine Isobel Murray. She is an actress, known for Ginger Snaps (2000), American Mary (2012) and Insomnia (2002).

Trivia (12)

Katharine refuses to do nude scenes, and has had a body double for every instance where such a scene exists, including the bed and shower scenes in Freddy vs. Jason (2003), the rising from the bed scene in Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004), and the bed scene in Engaged to Kill (2006), to name but three. The same woman body-doubled the latter two.
She said that when she went to a pharmacy after a day of shooting Ginger Snaps (2000), the people there thought she'd been beaten up since she was still covered in fake blood.
Was originally asked to audition to play "Lori" in Freddy vs. Jason (2003), but when she arrived, director Ronny Yu asked her to audition for the role of "Gibb", claiming she would better suit a more liberal role. Katharine reluctantly accepted.

Yu failed to tell her she would be expected to do the nude scenes, which would spark friction between the two during shooting when she made it clear she would not do the nude scenes.
Sister of former child actor and journalist Joshua Murray.
Daughter of Graeme Murray and Gail Murray.
Worked 3 times with her brother Josh: Cold Front (1989), The Last Winter (1989) and Knight Moves (1992).
In addition to the Ginger Snaps movie series, Katharine Isabelle and Emily Perkins have played sisters in Another Cinderella Story (2008).
Both Katharine Isabelle and Emily Perkins (her co-star in the Ginger Snaps (2000) movies) have guest starred on Supernatural (2005) and Da Vinci's Inquest (1998); but in different episodes.
She made guest appearances on all three of the longest running North American science fiction series: The X-Files (1993), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Smallville (2001).
She is considered a modern day scream queen.
She hated Freddy Vs Jason.
Her favorite film is Apocalypse Now.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on 'American Mary']. I have some friends who are just too scared to see it. My brother has seen it at least six times and still can't watch one scene in particular, but my mother made it through the whole thing without any problem at all. My dad was the very first person I went to with the script - to make sure I wasn't crazy for loving this. I knew if my dad liked it, it was good.
[On why she didn't like Freddy vs Jason] I was expecting more from the film, but it's just the same old-same old. Running around and screaming "No Freddy, don't."

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