Deferred going to Columbia University, New York.
Youngest of five children.
Father is a lawyer and her mother, a homemaker.
Voted as "Babe of the Year 98" (Årets Babe 98)
by Expressen Fredag, Sweden.
Attended high school at Notre Dame Academy, an all girls parochial
school in Toledo, OH.
(1999) Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's "21 Hottest
Stars Under 21".
Katie's callback for the part of Joey on Dawson's Creek conflicted
with a high school production of Damn Yankees, in which she was
a lead character. Rather than let down her classmates, she turned
down the callback - but they ended up rescheduling and she got the
(December 1999 - present) Dating actor Chris Klein
Dated actor and co-star of Dawson's Creek, Joshua Jackson, while
filming Season 1 of the show and part of Season 2. She refers to
him as her first love. They remain great friends.
Attended Columbia University, which she had deferred twice previous,
in the summer of 2000 and took a photography class.
Lives in Wilmington, North Carolina ten months of the year.
Was offered the part of Buffy Summers in the "Buffy the Vampire
Slayer" TV Series. She turned the part down because she wanted
to finish high school.
Turned down the lead role in 40 Days and 40 Nights (2001), due
to scheduling conflicts.
Auditioned for the role of Ellie Christianson in Wicked (1998),
but Julia Stiles won the part.
A small band from Japan have performed a song about her entitled
Was lined up to have a 3 episode guest spot on "Friends"
(1994) but had to pull out due to scheduling conflicts
Graduated from Notre Dame Academy, an all-girls Roman Catholic
school in Toledo, Ohio.
Bought a Wilmington, North Carolina townhouse, while filming "Dawson's
Creek" (1998), and lived there for ten months of the year.
Likes to run three to four miles a couple of times a week to clear
The first movie she ever saw was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
Her fantasy role was playing Sydney in Scream 3 (2000).
The first concert she ever saw was Whitney Houston.
Her favorite movie is My Best Friend's Wedding (1997).
Sang Eponine's theme song, "On My Own" from Les Miserables,
in an episode of "Dawson's Creek" (1998).
Three older sisters: Tamera, Holly, Nancy. One older brother: Martin,
Noisy underground British artist 'Firexit' has two songs with references
to Katie, one called "K H" (Katie's initials) and a song
called "The reason I can't have her" featuring samples
of Katie singing 'On my own' from a "Dawson's Creek" (1998)
Auditioned for the role as Buffy Summers ("Buffy the Vampire
Slayer" (1997), the series), but she was too young.
December 2003 - She and Chris Klein get engaged.
Ranked #35 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World"
Engaged to actor Chris Klein December 2003 - March 2005. They were
together for five years.
Shares a birthday with Brad Pitt, Casper Van Dien, Christina Aguilera,
DMX, film critic Leonard Maltin and legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg.
Engaged to Tom Cruise as of 17th June 2005
Anounced pregnancy to Tom Cruiz October 2005
Favorite Actor: Tom Hanks
Favorite Actresses: Jodie Foster, Meg Ryan
Favorite Movie: My Best Friend's Wedding
Favorite Directors: Woody Allen, Ron Howard
2002 - Phone Booth ($500,000)
2002 - Abandon ($3,000,000)
2000 - The Gift ($450,000)
1998 - "Dawson's Creek" ($175,000 / episode)
1998 - "Dawson's Creek" ($30,000 / episode)