Katherine Heigl

Actress + Film Producer
Born Nov 24, 1978

Katherine Marie Heigl is an American actress and producer. She is possibly best known for her role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on ABC's Grey's Anatomy from 2005 to 2010, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama Series in 2007. She has also starred in films such as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Knocked Up, Zyzzyx Road, 27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth, Killers, Life As We Know It, New Year's Eve, and One for the Money.… Read More

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1978 Birth Born on November 24, 1978.
1986 7 Years Old The Foundation was created in honor of Heigl's brother, who was killed in a car accident in 1986 at the age of fifteen. … Read More


1992 13 Years Old 1 More Event
Heigl started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before turning her attention to acting. She made her debut in the coming-of-age film That Night in 1992. … Read More
1995 - 1996 2 More Events
1997 18 Years Old After her high school graduation in 1997, she moved into a four-bedroom house in Malibu Canyon, California with her mother, who also became her manager.
1998 19 Years Old In 1998, she co-starred with Peter Fonda in a re-working of the classic Shakespearean play The Tempest, set during the American Civil War and starred in the horror film Bride of Chucky.


1999 20 Years Old In 1999, Heigl turned her attention to television when she accepted the role of Isabel Evans on the science fiction TV drama Roswell, a role that was expanded in the show's second and third seasons. … Read More
While Roswell was in production, Heigl worked on several films, including 100 Girls, an independent 2001 film, and Valentine, a horror film starring David Boreanaz and Denise Richards.
2003 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Heigl appeared in three television movies, including the horror genre Evil Never Dies, a modern-day variation on the Frankenstein story co-starring Thomas Gibson, Love Comes Softly for Hallmark Entertainment as Marty Claridge, a young, pregnant newlywed traveling west and reprised her role in the sequel Love's Enduring Promise the next year. … Read More
2004 25 Years Old …  Despite her run of success, she also starred in the box office bomb Zyzzyx Road which despite being filmed in 2004, was not released until 2006. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Heigl starred as Romy in the 2005 television film Romy and Michele: In the Beginning, a prequel to the 1997 film Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.
In late 2006, Heigl was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film for her work on Grey's Anatomy.
She has been on FHMs "100 Sexiest Women in the World" list twice as of 2007.
In January 2008 she starred in the film, 27 Dresses, for which she was paid $6 million USD, and appeared alongside James Marsden. … Read More


2009 - 2011 6 More Events
In 2012, she had the lead role in One for the Money. … Read More
In February 2013, it was reported that Heigl had joined Ben Lewin's romantic drama A Moment to Remember. … Read More
…  She played the main character in the television series State of Affairs from 2014 to 2015.
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