Biography

Stana Katic ( born April 26, 1978) is a film and television actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Detective Kate Beckett in ABC's Castle.

Early life

Katic was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Serb parents Petar and Rada Katić, who emigrated from Croatia, Yugoslavia. In describing her ethnicity, she has stated "My parents are Serbs from Croatia. I call us Dalmatian..."Her father is from Vrlika, and her mother is from the surrounding area of Sinj. Katic later moved with her family to Aurora, Illinois. She spent the following years moving back and forth between Canada and the United States. After graduating from West Aurora High School in 1996, she studied at the University of Toronto and then at the DePaul University Goodman School of Drama, where she studied acting from 2000 to 2002. She has four brothers and one sister.

Personal life

Katic started a project in 2010 called "The Alternative Travel Project". She lives and shoots Castle in Los Angeles. Katic speaks four languages fluently: English, French, Italian and Serbian.Katic wrote the lyrics for "Hey Blue Eyes", which she sang for fans at the 51st Zlín Film Festival in 2011. She holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.

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Stana Katic ( born April 26, 1978) is a film and television actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Detective Kate Beckett in ABC's Castle.

Early life

Katic was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Serb parents Petar and Rada Katić, who emigrated from Croatia, Yugoslavia. In describing her ethnicity, she has stated "My parents are Serbs from Croatia. I call us Dalmatian..."Her father is from Vrlika, and her mother is from the surrounding area of Sinj. Katic later moved with her family to Aurora, Illinois. She spent the following years moving back and forth between Canada and the United States. After graduating from West Aurora High School in 1996, she studied at the University of Toronto and then at the DePaul University Goodman School of Drama, where she studied acting from 2000 to 2002. She has four brothers and one sister.

Personal life

Katic started a project in 2010 called "The Alternative Travel Project". She lives and shoots Castle in Los Angeles. Katic speaks four languages fluently: English, French, Italian and Serbian.Katic wrote the lyrics for "Hey Blue Eyes", which she sang for fans at the 51st Zlín Film Festival in 2011. She holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Stana Katic, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 30

Birthday 1978-04-26

Place of Birth Hamilton - Ontario - Canada

Official Site http://www.stanakatic.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Possession of Hannah Grace as Lisa Roberts / Nurse
2017 Absentia(10 episodes) as Emily Byrne
2017 Lost in Florence as Anna
2016 The Rendezvous as Rachel Rozman
2016 Sister Cities as Carolina "Carol" Baxter Shaw
2013 Big Sur as Lenora
2013 CBGB as Genya Ravan
2013 Superman: Unbound as Lois Lane (voice)
2011 The Double as Amber
2011 For Lovers Only as Sofia
2010 Truth About Kerry as Emma
2009 Castle(173 episodes) as Kate Beckett
2008 The Spirit as Morgenstern
2008 Quantum of Solace as Corinne Veneau
2008 The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice as Simone Renoir
2008 Would Be Kings as Julianna Martinelli
2008 Stiletto as Raina
2007 Feast of Love as Jenny
2006 Heroes(3 episodes) as Hana Gitelman
2006 Brothers and Sisters(1 episode) as Karen Wells
2006 Dragon Dynasty as Ava
2006 Faceless(1 episode) as Diana Palos
2006 The Unit(1 episode)
2005 Pit Fighter as Marianne
2003 The Handler(1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2002 The Shield(3 episodes)
2001 24(3 episodes) as Collette Stenger
2001 Alias(1 episode)
1994 ER(2 episodes)

Production

2017 Absentia(10 episodes)Producer
2009 Castle(22 episodes)Producer

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