Katee Sackhoff has been one of the most talented actresses in the Hollywood since she rose to mainstream following her role as Lieutenant Kara Thrace in the Sci-Fi television series titled Battlestar Galactica. The top-notch acting style she exhibited in the series earned her an award for best-supporting actress in a TV series. In addition to that, the actress has starred in a handful of movies since the inception of her acting career in 1998. Some of her notable movies include Bionic Woman; Longmire, 24, Batman: Year One, Halloween Resurrection, and Oculus, just to mention a few. Read more about Katee Sackhoff below.
Katee Sackhoff’s Bio
The blonde-haired actress was born as Kathryn Ann Sackhoff in Portland, Oregon. Katee’s birth occurred on the 8th day of April 1980. Her parents Mary and Dennis Sackhoff are both Americans. Her mother served as an English-as-second-language program organizer while her father works as a property developer. Meanwhile, she isn’t the only child of her parents; she has a brother named Erick and he runs an automobile shop located near Portland.
During her early years, Katee developed a keen interest in swimming and wanted to pursue a career in the sport later in life. However, her dream was cut short following an injury she incurred on her right knee. She later chose to pursue a career in acting instead of swimming. Katee completed her basic education at Sunset High School situated in Beaverton.
Her Acting Career
After she left school, Katee began her acting career. She made her first appearance in the movies when she starred in the movie titled Fifteen and Pregnant alongside Kirsten Dunst in 1988. Her impressive performance in the movie made way for her to land bigger roles in the future. Later on, she played minor roles in MTV series titled Undressed, as well as, The Education of Max Bickford, My First Mister, and Halloween: Resurrection.
Finding her foot in the American movie industry, the actress got her breakthrough following her role as Kara Thrace in the mini TV series titled Battlestar Galactica. The series which ran from 2004 to 2009 was able to bring Katee into the limelight as she also received a Saturn Award for her impressive performance. Her next project was in the 2007 NBC series titled Bionic Woman where she appeared as the evil cyborg. After that, she appeared in The Last Sentinel and White Noise: The Light.
The amazing movie star has equally made guest appearances in other television series including Law & Order, Cold Case, Boston Finest, and Workaholics. As a voice actor, Katee has starred in animated movies including The Super Hero Squad, Futurama, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and Robot Chicken. She has also provided a voice for animated characters in video games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Halo 3, Resistance 2, and Spider-Man: Edge of Time.
Is Katee Sackhoff Dating? Who is Her Boyfriend Or Husband?
The beautiful actress has won the heart of so many men with her charming smile and wonderful looks. Her first relationship was with a popular film producer named Scott Niemeyer. Scott is known for his work on films such as Pitch Perfect; The Fourth Kind, The Haunting in Connecticut, and many others. The pair had a brief relationship and was engaged in 2012. However, a few months after their engagement, they went their separate ways.
Subsequently, Katee Sackhoff fell into the arms of a famous New Zealand actor named Karl Urban and they have been together since 2014. This means they have been dating for over three years and there is no sign of breakup between them. Meanwhile, Karl is popular for his role as Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek series as well as Eomer in The Lord of the Rings. Prior to their relationship, Karl was previously married to Natalie Wihongi from 2004 to 2014 and they had two sons – Hunter and Indiana Urban.
Height And Body Measurements
Without a doubt, Katee Sackhoff is a brilliant actress with an impeccable personality. She has never failed to wow her many fans with her gorgeous looks and great physique. Katee has a height of 5 feet 6 inches with a commensurate body weight of 55 kg (121 lbs). In addition, she has sporty body measurements (breast-waist-hips size) of 36-26-34 inches. Katee’s distinctive features are her blonde hair and blue eyes. She wears a dress of size 4 (US) and has a shoe/feet size of 7 (US).