|Katee Sackhoff Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||April 8, 1980|
Katee Sackhoff is an American actress who has earned a reputation in Hollywood for her acting skills and has also been cast in a number of TV shows and movies including some movies like Battlestar Galactica, Riddick, Oculus, and The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia. She is an adventurous woman and enjoys the company of her friends, family, pets, and motorcycles. Katee has a large fan following on her social media profiles with more than 300k followers on Twitter, 300k+ followers on Facebook, and over 150k followers on Instagram.
Kathryn Ann Sackhoff
Portland, Oregon, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Katee completed her studies at Sunset High School in Beaverton in 1998. She then started studying at Santa Monica College in California but soon dropped out in order to pursue her career as an actress.
- Father – Dennis Erick Sackhoff (Land Developer)
- Mother – Mary Helen (ESL Program Co-ordinator)
- Siblings – Erick (Older Brother) (Co-owner of Vehicle Modification Shop)
- Others – Leo Edward Grommesh (Maternal Grandfather), Annette /Annett Marie Robins (Maternal Grandmother), Mylisa (Older Half-Sister)
She is managed by –
- Bleu, An Entertainment Company (Management)
- BWR Public Relations (Publicist)
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Katie has dated –
- Karl Urban (2014-Present) – New Zealand actor Karl Urban and Katee met in 2014 but chose to keep their affair a secret for almost a year until speculations spread wider. Later, in 2015, Katee confirmed the rumors at an interview with Schmoes Know Movies and the duo has since been together.
Race / Ethnicity
She has German ancestry on her father’s side while she is of Luxembourgian, Irish, English, and 1/16 Syrian-Lebanese descent on her mother’s side.
Best Known For
Her character, Lieutenant Kara “Starbuck” Thrace, in Battlestar Galactica for which she won the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series in 2005
Katee was cast as Ashley in her debut theatrical film My First Mister in 2001.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance as Susan on the show Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane in 1999.
Katee practices Yoga as a routine to keep her mind, body, and soul healthy and free from everyday stress and tiring scenarios. She also does long-distance runs on Sundays to reduce body fat, strengthen the muscles, and reduce fatigue.
Katee Sackhoff Facts
- She spent most of her childhood growing up in St. Helens, Oregon.
- As a child, she took great interest in swimming and wanted to pursue it as a full-time career. Unfortunately, it all came to an end once she broke her right knee.
- She has a half-sister who is 10 years older than her. Katee had no idea about her existence until she herself was 10 years old.
- As a child, Katee enjoyed going fishing with her father on their private boat.
- At the age of 16, Katee decided to become an actress.
- Apart from her career as an actress, Katee enjoys riding her motorcycle on the days when she is free.
- Katee worked as a waitress before she became an actress.
- She had adopted a puppy whom she named “Nelly B” after the name of her fictional character in the series The Education of Max Bickford (2001-2002).
- At the age of 2, Katee fell into her house pond after her brother Erick pushed her. She has shared in an interview how she just stayed at the bottom, wondering how amazing the fish looked floating overhead and felt like she was in a fairytale.
- In 2009, Katee was diagnosed with thyroid cancer for which she went under the knife to have it removed.
- She co-owns a foundation called Fly Free Charity with her mother.
- She had been nominated 4 times for her role in the TV series, Battlestar Galactica.
- In 2007, she secured a place in the Entertainment Weekly’s 100 Stars We Love Right Now list.
- In April 2014, Katee dropped a 5-liter water jug on her foot and hurt her toe. She then expressed her feeling with #BrokenToe on Facebook.
- In 2015, she played the role of Kimberly in the short film Power/Rangers alongside James Van Der Beek.
- Katee has lent her voice to various hit video games including Resistance 2, Spider-Man: Edge of Time, and Eve: Valkyrie.
- In 2017, she was cast as a rogue Amunet Black aka Blacksmith in the hit CW series The Flash.
- Visit her official website @ kateesackhoff.com.
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Featured Image by Katee Sackhoff / Instagram