Katherine Heigl was born in Connecticut on November 24, 1978. She
grew up there, with her two older brothers and older sister. The
natural blonde got her start as a child model is Sears catelogs.
She then moved to commercial work, which eventually opened doors
for film roles. Small roles in That Night and King of the Hill. In
1994, Katherine had a main role in My Father the Hero, playing
Gerard Depardieu's resentful daughter. This lead up to playing
Steven Segal's niece in Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. After this
role, Katherine flourished with fame, appearing on David Letterman
and Jay Leno, and on the cover of Seventeen Magazine. Follwing the
graduation of high school, Katherine moved to California to
concentrate on acting, full-time. She starred in the independent
feautures Prince Valiant and Stand-In's. In 1998, Katherine became
part of the Chucky sequels, when she joined the cast, including
Jennifer Tilly, in the cult-hit, The Bride of Chucky. Despite the
horror of Chucky, the 5'8" actres went on to co-star with Peter
Fonda in the TV-movie, The Tempest. And now, she plays Isabel Evens
on the WB hit, Roswell. Look for Katherine in upcoming movies, she
is on the fast track to fame.
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).