KATIE HOLMES BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
Katie Noelle Holmes was born on December 18th, 1978 in Toledo, Ohio, born to parents Martin and Kathleen. She had three other sisters and one brother. During high school she began modeling and acting in a number of school productions and then came in contact with a manager who suggested she try to get into the Hollywood scene.
In 1997 she was cast in the film, “The Ice Storm” and this role soon followed with, “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (1997). Holmes also auditioned for the new television series, “Dawson’s Creek” for which she was cast in the role of Joey Potter.
Along with now working as a television actress more film roles followed such as, “Disturbing Behavior” (1998), “Go” (1999), “Wonder Boys” (2000) and “The Gift” (2000).
It did not take too long for Holmes to get cast in her first starring role in the film, “Abandon” (2002) and when “Dawson’s Creek” came to an end she had no problem getting roles in more films such as, “Pieces of April” (2003), “The Singing Detective” (2003), “First Daughter” (2004) and “Batman Begins” (2005). Along with working as a film actress, Holmes also appeared in such Broadway productions as, “All My Sons” (2005).
During this time she also began dating the famous actor, Tom Cruise whom she married on November 18th, 2006 and they have one daughter, Suri, and remain together today. The couples marriage has always been in media focus along with their beliefs in, scientology.
Although her marriage was high profile, she did not let that affect her film career and Holmes continued to take on new and challenging roles such as in he film, ‘Thank You for smoking” (2005), “Mad Money” (2008) and the television movie, “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” (2011).
As she continues to work as an actress in Hollywood, some of her latest appearances have been on, “The Kennedys” (2011) playing Jackie Kennedy , the television show, “How I Met Your Mother” (2011) and the film, “Jack & Jill” (2011)
Katie Holmes has also appeared in a number of advertisements for such products as Garnier Hair color, Coach leather items, The Gap, the fashion line, Miu Miu and Ann Taylor.
She has received a number of honors in Hollywood such as being named by people’s magazine as "one of the 50 Most Beautiful People” in 2003 and the same magazine noted her as, “one of the Ten Best Dressed Stars” in 2005.
Katie Holmes is a beautiful and talented actress and her fans look forward to more appearances of her on the big screen in the future.
2011 Jack and Jill
2011 How I Met Your Mother
2011 The Son of No One
2011 The Kennedys
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
2010 The Extra Man
2010 The Romantics
2008 Eli Stone
2008 Mad Money
2005 Thank You for Smoking
2005 Batman Begins
2005 Batman Begins
2004 First Daughter
1998-2003 Dawson's Creek
2003 Pieces of April
2003 The Singing Detective
2002 Phone Booth
2000 The Gift
2000 Wonder Boys
1999 Teaching Mrs. Tingle
1999 Muppets from Space
1998 Disturbing Behavior
1997 The Ice Storm