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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 April 1978Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Stana Katic finished two films during her Castle hiatus - The Rendezvous directed by Amin Matalqa and Sister Cities based on the play by Colette Freedman. She is currently filming her 8th season of Castle.

Stana's other feature film work includes: CBGB about the Punk Rock club in NYC, Big Sur about Jack Kerouac's life after writing On the Road, The Polish Brothers' For Lovers Only, Frank Miller's film The Spirit, Robert Benton's Feast of Love, The Double with Richard Gere and Quantum of Solace with Daniel Craig.

Katic has three award nominations and seven wins - including three People's Choice Awards, a PRISM Award, and three TV Guide Awards. Katic plays multiple sports and often performs her own stunts. Katic voiced the character of Talia al Ghul in the popular video game Batman: Arkham City. In 2008 she established her own production company, Sine Timore Films, which in Latin means Irreverent. The film company is currently in development with several TV and movie projects, first and foremost being Elephant Winter, written by Ernie Contreras to be directed by Holly Dale.

In 2010, Katic started a non-profit organization called The Alternative Travel Project, a global initiative encouraging people to go car-free for just one day. The Alternative Travel Project (ATP) focuses efforts on creating a worldwide community of people looking to enjoy the social, health and environmental benefits of traveling alternatively (bike, pedestrian, public transit, & new technology travel). ATP looks for opportunities to have individuals volunteer days outside the bubble of their cars and into an integrated, powerful, and positive future for our selves, communities and planet.

Katic currently resides in Los Angeles, speaks five languages, and holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sine Timore Productions, Inc.

Spouse (1)

Kris Brkljac (25 April 2015 - present)

Trivia (16)

Stana speaks Serbian, French, English, and Italian. She can also speak in accents of British, Irish, Eastern European, Italian, Spanish, Greek, and South African.
Much like her character Kate Beckett, Stana is an avid reader. She also has a strong interest in environmental issues, archery, and music.
Her hometown is Hamilton, Ontario, located about an hour from Toronto.
Revealed on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) on May 4, 2009, that she has four brothers and used to cut their hair.
Stana wrote the lyrics for "Hey Blue Eyes," which she sang for fans at the 51st Zlin Film Festival in 2011.
Stana holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.
Ranked #50 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.
She beat out over a hundred other actresses for the role of Kate Beckett.
She won a PRISM award in the mental health category for her portrayal of Kate Beckett's post-traumatic stress disorder in Castle: Kill Shot (2011).
Two years before she began solving murders as Kate Beckett, she played a woman suspected of committing a murder in the CSI: Miami (2002) episode CSI: Miami: Deep Freeze (2007).
Founded the non-profit Alternative Travel Project in 2010.
Castle: Cool Boys (2015) is the first episode of Castle (2009) in which she does not appear.
Her now-husband Kris (m. 2015) makes a cameo in the Castle (2009) episode Castle: Death Gone Crazy (2013).
Her birthday is the day after her wedding anniversary.
Though she played their commanding officer on Castle (2009), she is younger than both Jon Huertas and Seamus Dever.
"Castle: Crossfire (2016)", the series finale of Castle (2009), aired a couple of weeks after she turned 38. "Castle: Flowers for Your Grave (2009)", the series premiere, aired a couple of weeks before Nathan Fillion turned 38.

Personal Quotes (2)

Men should never marry their muse. It ruins the illusion.
I have never had the name Jacqueline. Where did that even come from?

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