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Katee Sackhoff

Mostly Credited As: Katee Sackhoff
Birth Name: Kathryn Ann Sackhoff
Date Of Birth: April 08, 1980 (Age 34)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Portland, Oregon
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Katee Sackhoff


Katee Sackhoff is best known as Starbuck in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series, but has had a fairly low-key career. Her first acting role was in the 1995 film Mr Holland's Opus at just the age of 14, but she became bored with the experience, and left halfway through the first day.

Three years later, she would make her first credited role in Lifetime TV movie Fifteen and Pregnant, appearing a year later in a pilot entitled Locust Valley. The series had failed to be picked up, but in 2000 she landed a starring role in the series The Fearing Mind. It was canceled in mid-season, but seemingly moving right along she would again both have a starring role and share screen-time with Richard Dreyfuss in the series The Education of Max Bickford. The series was slightly more successful in that it stayed on air for its entire 22 episode season from 2001 to 2002, but was not brought back for a second season. From the show, Sackhoff learned from professionals on how to handle the world of acting. In the same year that series ended, she was among the cast in her most prolific role to that point in Halloween: Resurrection, the latest entry in the popular but slowly dwindling Halloween film series.

The very next year, Sackhoff would be featured in a radical re-imaging of the short-lived 1978 series Battlestar Galactica. The miniseries was received well enough that the Sci-Fi Channel greenlit a series that began in 2004. Though the idea that Sackhoff would be filling in a role that had best known to audiences as a man was intially one of the aspects that raised skepticism with fans of the original series, the actress and her character have since been embraced along with the other elements of the new series. The series has given Katee a large audience to work for, providing her with more recognisable roles in projects.

In 2007, Katee took on the role of Sarah Corvus in another re-imagining, this time the Bionic Woman (from Battlestar Galactica producer David Eick). Taken when Galactica's fate was up in the air, Katee's place in the show has been highly acclaimed as a highlight admist the fairly uneven reviews of the show itself. In March of 2008, Eick announced that the series had been canceled. The same month production resumed on the last half of Galactica's final season.

Sackhoff is aiming for a bright future, but understands the nature of the beast and prepared to play like-minded bad-ass women for a while, perfectly content with living out her career as a character actor.

David Eick says of Sackhoff "She's a very special find. Those actors who can combine qualities of strength and vulnerability - they usually call those people movie stars."

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Longmire (2012)As: Deputy Victoria "Vic" Moretti
Lost & Found (2009)As: Tessa Cooper
Battlestar Galactica (2003)As: Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
24 (2001)As: Dana Walsh (S08)
The Education of Max Bickford (2001)As: Nell Bickford
The Fearing Mind (2000)As: Lenore Fearing
Episode Cast Credits 

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) (2008) 
  A Friend in Need 04x14: (Jan/13/2012) Voiced  Bo-Katan 

Workaholics (2011) 
  Karl's Wedding 02x08: (Nov/08/2011) As Rachel 

The Cleveland Show (2009) 
  Hot Cocoa Bang Bang 02x22: (May/15/2011) Voiced  Hologram 

Robot Chicken (2005) 
  Schindler's Bucket List 05x07: (Feb/20/2011) Voiced  Various Characters 
  Saving Private Gigli 05x01: (Jan/09/2011) Voiced  Various Characters 
  PS: Yes, In That Way 04x06: (Jan/11/2009) Voiced  Various Characters 
  Help Me 04x01: (Dec/07/2008) Voiced  Starbuck 

Marvel Super Hero Squad (2009) 
  So Pretty When They Explode! 02x11: (Jan/29/2011) Voiced  She-Hulk 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  Fracked 11x08: (Nov/11/2010) As Detective Frankie Reed 
  Cold Blooded 11x06: (Oct/28/2010) As Detective Frankie Reed 

The Big Bang Theory (2007) 
  The Hot Troll Deviation 04x04: (Oct/14/2010) As Herself (Special Appearance by), [Special Guest Stars]
  The Vengeance Formulation 03x09: (Nov/23/2009) As Herself (Special Appearance by), [Special Guest Stars]

Futurama (1999) 
  Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences 06x11: (Aug/26/2010) Voiced  Grrl, [Special Guest Stars]

Attack Of The Show! (2005) 
  Season 6, Episode 23 06x23: (Feb/04/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Battlestar Galactica (2003) 
  Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special (Mar/16/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Battlestar Galactica: The Series Lowdown (Jan/14/2005) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown (Nov/26/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Law & Order (1990) 
  Knock Off 19x05: (Dec/03/2008) As Dianne Cary 

Best Week Ever (2004) 
  March 21st 06x09: (Mar/21/2008) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Brooke Shields, Seth Meyers, Gutter Twins 15x85: (Mar/19/2008) As Starbuck (Herself), [Co-Guest Stars]

Bionic Woman (2007) 
  Faceoff 01x04: (Oct/17/2007) As Sarah Corvus 
  Sisterhood 01x03: (Oct/10/2007) As Sarah Corvus 
  Paradise Lost 01x02: (Oct/03/2007) As Sarah Corvus, [Special Guest Stars]
  Second Chances 01x01: (Sep/26/2007) As Sarah Corvus 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Marc Anthony, Katee Sackhoff, Jim Norton 05x109: (Aug/01/2007) As Herself 

Cold Case (2003) 
  Volunteers 01x16: (Mar/07/2004) As Terri Maxwell (1969) 

Boomtown (2002) 
  The Big Picture 02x06: (Dec/28/2003) As Holly 

ER (1994) 
  A Hopeless Wound 09x05: (Oct/31/2002) As N.F.'s Girlfriend 

Undressed (1999) 
  Episode 210 02x10: (Feb/25/2000) As Annie 
  Episode 209 02x09: (Feb/24/2000) As Annie 
  Episode 208 02x08: (Feb/23/2000) As Annie 
  Episode 207 02x07: (Feb/22/2000) As Annie 
Trivia

Played Jen Danzig in Halloween Resurrection.

Has 3 tattoos:
On the back of her neck is a Japanese kanji symbol for "choice".
A cross on the back of her left shoulder.
The words "bona fiscalia" on her right forearm, which means "public property" in Latin.


Katee Sackhoff Quotes
I've always said that if a woman can do it better, by all means let her.

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