Mostly Credited As: Katherine Heigl
Sometimes Credited As: Katherine M. Heigl
Birth Name: Katherine Marie Heigl
Date Of Birth: November 24, 1978 (Age 36)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Katherine Heigl is an American actress/model, and was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington D.C. Heigl's first leading role was in the 1994 comedy My Father The Hero, starring French actor Gerard Depardieu. She followed that up by portraying Steven Seagal's niece in Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. She continued modeling throughout the 90's, along with appearing in horror films such as Bride Of Chucky and Valentine and the sci-fi TV series Roswell. Heigl officially became a big star when she was cast in the soon to be mega hit ABC drama Grey's Anatomy. She parlayed this into even bigger fame in the Judd Apatow directed comedy Knocked up. Since then Katherine has mostly plied her trade in romantic comedies such as The Ugly Truth, Killers, 27 Dresses and New Year's Eve.