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Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl
Heigl at the premiere of 27 Dresses, January 2008
Personal information
Birth nameKatherine Marie Heigl
Birth dateNovember 24, 1978(age 38)
Place of birthWashington, D.C., U.S.
Other namesKatie
OccupationActress, producer
Years active1992 present
Spouse-Josh Kelley-2007- 1 child

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Katherine Marie Heigl (c-eniconˈhaɪɡəl; born November 24, 1978) is an American actress and producer. She is possibly best known for her role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on ABC's Grey's Anatomy from 2005 to 2010, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress Drama Series in 2007. She has also starred in films such as Knocked Up, Zyzzyx Road, 27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth, Killers, and Life As We Know It.

Heigl started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before she turned her attention to acting. She made her debut in the coming-of-age film That Night. Heigl co-starred as Isabel Evans in the television series Roswell and movies including My Father the Hero before landing her break-out role in Grey's Anatomy. Heigl has established herself as a cover model appearing on numerous publications including Maxim, Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan.

Heigl married Josh Kelley in Park City, Utah, on December 23, 2007.


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