Heigl, Katherine 1978–

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HEIGL, Katherine 1978–

(Katherine M. Heigl)


Surname is pronounced "High–gul"; full name, Katherine Marie Heigl; born November 24, 1978, in Washington, DC (some source cite New Canaan, CT); daughter of Paul (an accountant) and Nancy (a personal manager) Heigl. Avocational Interests: Art, cooking, dancing, knitting and needlepoint, movies, music, reading, writing.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actress. Wilhelmina Agency, model, including work for major department store catalogs, beginning c. 1988; Elite Modeling Agency, model. Appeared in print advertisements, commercials, calendars, and public service announcements. James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness, member of planning committee for Share the Beat, 2003.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, Young Artist Foundation, best performance by a young actress starring in a motion picture, 1995, for My Father the Hero; Teen Choice Award nomination, choice television actress, 2001; Saturn Award nomination, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, best supporting actress on television, 2001, for Roswell; Camie Award (with others), Character and Morality in Entertainment awards, 2003, for Love Comes Softly.


Film Appearances:

Christian Sebastian, King of the Hill, Gramercy, 1993.

Kathryn, That Night (also known as One Hot Summer), Warner Bros., 1993.

Nicole, My Father the Hero (also known as My father, ce heros), Buena Vista, 1994.

Sarah Ryback, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (also known as Under Siege 2), Warner Bros., 1995.

Alexia Wheaton, Wish upon a Star, Warner Home Video, 1996.

Princess Ilene, Prince Valiant (also known as Prinz Eisenherz), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

Taffy Entwhistle, Stand–Ins, 1997.

Jade, Bride of Chucky, MCA/Universal, 1998.

Shannon Griffin, Bug Buster (also known as Some Things Never Die), DMG Entertainment, 1998.

Arlene, 100 Girls, Dream Entertainment, 2000.

Shelley Fisher, Valentine, Warner Bros., 2001.

Ann Hedgerow and Emily Hedgerow, Descendant (also known as Descendant, Descendant), Magic Hour Pictures/Mainline Releasing/York Entertainment, 2003.

Lynn, The Ringer, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004.

Sorority Rule, c. 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Isabel Amanda Evans Ramirez, Roswell (also known as Roswell High), The WB, 1999–2001 UPN, 2001–2002.

Isobel "Izzie" Stevens, Grey's Anatomy (also known as Surgeons and Under the Knife), ABC, beginning 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Miranda Prosper, The Tempest, NBC, 1998.

Aizy, Critical Assembly (also known as Ground Zero), NBC, 2003.

Eve, Evil Never Dies, TBS, 2003.

(As Katherine M. Heigl) Isabel Linton, Wuthering Heights, MTV, 2003.

Marty Claridge, Love Comes Softly, The Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Romy White, Romy and Michele: In the Beginning (also known as Romy and Michele: Behind the Velvet Rope and Romy and Michele's High School Reunion), ABC, c. 2003.

Marty, Love's Enduring Promise, The Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The Teen Choice Awards 2000, Fox, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1995.

Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1995.

Andrea Collins, "Cradle of Darkness," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Guest, Crossing Over with John Edward, syndicated, 2002.

Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003.

Guest in Later with Cynthia Garrett (also known as Later), NBC; and The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Isabel Amanda Evans Ramirez, Roswell (also known as Roswell High), The WB, 1999.

Vegas Dick, UPN, 2003.

Isobel "Izzie" Stevens, Grey's Anatomy (also known as Surgeons and Under the Knife), ABC, 2005.



Brentwood, February, 2001.

Calgary Herald, January 31, 2001.

Chicago Tribune, December 28, 1999.

Maxim, June, 2000, pp. 154, 156.

New York Post, February 6, 2000.

Parade, February 13, 2000.

Seattle Post–Intelligencer, May 15, 2000.

Teen, November, 2000, pp. 48–52.

Teen People, February, 2000, p. 133.

TV Guide, July 29, 2000, p. 22; February 1, 2003, p. 8.