Her credits include Wonder Boys, directed by Curtis Hanson; Thank You for Smoking, directed by Jason Reitman; The Gift, directed by Sam Raimi; Abandon, directed by Stephen Gaghan; Go, directed by Doug Liman; Phone Booth, directed by Joel Schumacher; The Singing Detective, directed by Keith Gordon; First Daughter, directed by Forest Whitaker; Teaching Mrs. Tingle, directed by Kevin Williamson; and Disturbing Behavior, directed by David Nutter.
Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Holmes began acting in high-school theater productions. While attending a national modeling and talent convention in New York, Holmes was encouraged to come to Los Angeles for pilot season auditions. While in Los Angeles, she landed the role as Libbets Casey opposite Tobey Maguire and Sigourney Weaver in Lee's award-winning drama The Ice Storm. A year later she was cast as Joey Potter on the TV series Dawson's Creek, opposite James Van Der Beek and Michelle Williams. The show quickly became the highest-rated series on the WB network, averaging five million viewers per week throughout its six-season run.
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Katie Holmes Facts
|Birth Name||Kate Noelle Holmes|
|Birthday||December 18, 1978 (43)|
|Birthplace||Toledo, Ohio, USA|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Katie Holmes compared to you?|
|Awards||1999 MTV Movie Awards: Breakthrough Female Performance (for Disturbing Behaviour)|
|Batman Begins (2005) as Rachel Dodson|
|First Daughter (2004) as Samantha Mackenzie|
|Phone Booth (2003) as Pamela McFadden|
|Pieces of April (2003) as April Burns|
|The Singing Detective (2003) as Nurse Mills|
|Abandon (2002) as Katie Burke|
|The Gift (2001) as Jessica King|
|Wonder Boys (2000) as Hannah Green|
|Go (1999) as Claire Montgomery|
|Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) as Leigh Ann Watson|
|Disturbing Behavior (1998) as Rachel Wagner|
|The Ice Storm (1997) as Libbets Casey|
|Dawson's Creek (1988) as Joey Potter (breakthrough)|