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Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Kate Noelle Holmes

Birth Date :

December 18, 1978

Birth Place :

Toledo, Ohio, USA

Spouse :

Tom Cruise (actor, 18-Nov-06 - 20-Aug-12)

Claim to fame :

As Joey Potter on The WB's "Dawson's Creek" (1998-2003)


Martin and Kathleen Holmes presumably have never assumed that their youngest daughter, Kate Noelle Holmes, would become a well-known American actress when this couple welcomed her birth on December 18, 1978 in Toledo, Ohio. It is because they, along with their four other children, have been infatuated with sports which apparently did not affect little Katie to grow the same interest. On the contrary, she developed a fondness in acting by getting involved in the high school theater during her study at Notre Dame Academy of Toledo. Nevertheless, she did not put her hopes highly to become a professional actress due to her origin of being a Midwesterner, as she once had written: "Hollywood and its numerous success stories seemed extremely far away and definitely from a world that I would never come into contact with."

In 1995, Katie's course of life experienced a great turn when she joined a modeling competition held by International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA), attending its annual "Hooray for Hollywood" Convention in New York City. Al Onorato, a talent manager, quickly spotted her potentiality, thus invited her to come to Los Angeles where she auditioned successfully to earn a small role in Ang Lee's "The Ice Storm." Instead of continuing to be more involved in film industry, she returned to Toledo where she finally finished her study in June 1997. Meanwhile, an offer came from a screenwriter named Kevin Williamson to make a reading for his new television series entitled "Dawson's Creek." The appointment date turned out to be the same day in which Katie had to perform as "Lola" in her school theater's production, "Damn Yankees." Since she preferred to take part in the school drama, Williamson asked her to send videotape instead as he has been deeply impressed with her talent. Rescheduling the appointment day, she came to Hollywood and won the role of Josephine (Joey) Potter.

Latest News

Katie Holmes Lands Role on 'Ray Donovan'

January 27, 2015 22:25:37 GMT

is back on TV. The former "Dawson's Creek" actress has booked a season-long arc on "". She is set to play a new major role on the upcoming third season of the Showtime series which is due to premiere this summer.

Katie Holmes: 'Dawson's Creek' Created a Lot of Opportunities for All of Us

December 26, 2014 02:53:06 GMT

It's been more than a decade since "Dawson's Creek" ended, but her role as Joey Potter still can't be separated from . In an interview with Elle Canada, the mother to 8-year-old Suri Cruise admits, "I don't know if I have moved past it, but I don't really care."

Katie Holmes Reveals Daughter Suri's Christmas Wish List

November 25, 2014 14:58:22 GMT

Christmas is still a month away, but Suri Cruise has already had a very specific idea of her dream gifts. reveals that her highly-organized daughter has made a list of what she wants for the holiday. She admits to it scares her a bit.

Katie Holmes Talks Tom Cruise Divorce, Her Life as Single Mother

October 30, 2014 04:29:32 GMT

opens up about her life after getting divorced from . In an interview with PEOPLE, Katie says, "I don't want that moment in my life to define me, to be who I am. I don't want that to be what I'm known as. I was an actor before, an actor during and an actor now."

Ariana Grande and Nicholas Hoult Join 'Underdogs' Voice Cast

October 15, 2014 03:38:11 GMT

Weinstein Co.'s animated comedy "" has added two young stars to give voice to the characters. and are part of the lead voices in the English-language version of the Argentine family comedy.

Katie Holmes to Reprise Role as Jackie Kennedy on 'The Kennedys - After Camelot'

October 14, 2014 04:55:09 GMT

is reprising her role as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on the follow-up miniseries to "", Reelz has announced. Titled "", the new four-part series is based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's book "After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present".

Katie Holmes to Direct Mother-Daughter Drama 'All We Had'

September 11, 2014 23:45:55 GMT

will step behind the camera for the first time in "". Adapted from Annie Weatherwax's debut novel, the drama is a story about a poverty-stricken mother and daughter who find solace and home amid the quirky residents of a small-town America.

Katie Holmes Offers $1,000 Reward for Suri's Missing Dog

August 26, 2014 09:19:58 GMT

Suri Cruise's pet dog, a chihuahua named Honey, apparently is missing. According to a TMZ report, the girl's mother is offering a $1,000 reward for the missing pet. The actress also has posted 50 fliers for the reward and issued a pet Amber alert to notify people in the area of the news.

Katie Holmes Is Gun-Toting Vigilante in 'Miss Meadows' Trailer

August 20, 2014 07:28:26 GMT

The first trailer for "" has arrived for viewing pleasure, seeing wielding a gun and taking the law into her own hands. The former "Dawson's Creek" actress plays "a proper elementary school teacher who moonlights as a vigilante."

Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes and More Attend 'The Giver' Premiere in NYC

August 12, 2014 06:58:28 GMT

Hollywood stars glittered red carpet at the premiere of "" ahead of its August 15 release in the U.S. , , , and supported the special screening on Monday evening, August 11 at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City.

Katie Holmes Was Offered Lead Role on 'Orange Is the New Black'

August 06, 2014 04:47:55 GMT

could've starred on "". Series creator Jenji Kohan has just revealed that she offered the lead role of Piper Chapman to the Rachel Dawes of "" , but the actress passed on it.

Katie Holmes Goes Topless for Glamour, Talks About Being a Mother

July 09, 2014 03:43:42 GMT

went topless for the August issue of Glamour magazine. The "" actress, who was interviewed by Zac Posen, a designer turned reporter for the magazine, talked about her life with her daughter and her upcoming movie "".

ABC Pilots: Katie Holmes Stars in High Society Drama, Felicity Huffman Joins 'American Crime'

March 08, 2014 04:45:14 GMT

and may return to the small screen with ABC's shows. Both actresses are cast in two different pilots for the network, with the former landing a role in an untitled Richard LaGravenese soapy drama and the latter joining John Ridley's "".

Tom Cruise: Katie Holmes Never Said Scientology Played a Part in Divorce

November 09, 2013 02:18:31 GMT

apparently has backpedaled on his statement about his divorce from . Cruise, who is fighting against Bauer Publishing in a $50 million lawsuit over its headlines, previously seemed to admit that his religion Scientology contributed to his separation from the former "Dawson's Creek" star.

Tom Cruise Admits Scientology Contributed to Katie Holmes Split

November 08, 2013 08:02:18 GMT

In a September 9 court deposition, admitted that Scientology played part in his separation from . According to the document obtained by Radar Online, Holmes was a Scientology practitioner when they were married, but then she left the church after splitting from the "Top Gun" actor.

Tori Spelling Slams 'Plastic' Katie Holmes, Dean McDermott Denies Broke Report

October 26, 2013 01:03:24 GMT

is bashing fellow celebrity in her new book "Spelling It Like It Is". The mother of four says Holmes was a sweetheart when they first met, but her impression towards the former wife of changed a few years later after an awkward encounter.

Jamie Foxx on Katie Holmes Dating Rumor: It's '100 Percent Not True'

October 16, 2013 03:23:22 GMT

has shot down rumors that he's dating 's ex-wife, . Speaking with Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell, the President James Sawyer of "" insists they're relationship is platonic despite reports stating otherwise.

Taylor Swift Joins Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes in 'The Giver'

September 28, 2013 01:47:07 GMT

has landed her next big-screen gig. After lending her voice to box office hit animation "" last year, she has now signed a deal to star in "" joining the likes of , and .

Suri Cruise Wears 'No Butt Smacking' Cast to Support Broken Arm

September 06, 2013 03:28:30 GMT

Suri Cruise stepped out with a new accessory after reported breaking her arm in late August. The only daughter of former Hollywood couple and was seen supporting her injured arm with a cast when out and about with her mother in New York.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' Daughter Suri Broke Her Arm

August 31, 2013 02:39:18 GMT

It seems that Suri Cruise will have to wear a new accessory, a cast or a sling, not to complete her outfit but rather to support her arm. A representative confirms to PEOPLE that the only daughter of and "did break her arm."

Suri Cruise Called 'Little Brat' While Going Out With Katie Holmes

July 13, 2013 02:19:25 GMT

A man called Suri Cruise "a little brat" and "b***h" when she was stepping out of a Manhattan building with her mother and another girl. As the trio walked out the door, eager autograph seekers and paparazzi immediately surrounded them.

Jay-Z Reportedly Will Sell Brooklyn Nets Stake to Become an Agent

April 10, 2013 07:20:42 GMT

allegedly will drop his minority ownership in Brooklyn Nets in order to become a certified NBA agent. The rapper, who owns .067 percent of the club's stakes, apparently will dissolve his ownership in time for the 2013 NBA Draft, which takes place in June.

Tom Cruise 'Didn't Expect' Katie Holmes Wanted Divorce

April 10, 2013 07:04:01 GMT

talked about his divorce from ex-wife with German TV network ProSieben (via Germany's Bunte magazine) when he was promoting his movie "". Cruise admitted that he was surprised learning Holmes wanted to end their marriage.

Katie Holmes Denies Dating Producer Rick Schwartz

April 01, 2013 09:50:03 GMT

A representative of denied a rumor saying that the actress went on a date with movie producer Rick Schwartz. The representative explained that Holmes met Schwartz to talk about business.

Katie Holmes Goes Topless for Allure, Says She's Open to Expanding Her Family

March 19, 2013 08:53:34 GMT

Less than a year after getting a divorce from , graces the cover of Allure's latest edition. She drops her top and shows some skin on the front page, and continues to channel her inner seductress as she strikes various sexy poses for the spread inside the magazine.

Katie Holmes Drops Her Top and Peels Off Her Bra in Jewelry Campaign

March 16, 2013 06:02:07 GMT

is nearly naked in an ad campaign for high-end jewelry H.Stern. The former wife of removes her clothes, wearing only a bra which is slipping off her shoulder in a beach-themed photoshoot for the brand.

Katie Holmes Cancels Fashion Presentation Due to Blizzard Nemo

February 09, 2013 01:42:36 GMT

Winter storm Nemo which hit the East Coast has affected activities in several cities in the U.S. along the easternmost coast. After Marc Jacobs was forced to postpone his New York Fashion Week show due to the blizzard, had to cancel a fashion presentation on Friday, February 8.

Katie Holmes' Rep: There Is No Truth to Jake Gyllenhaal Dating Rumors

January 03, 2013 03:43:31 GMT

and are not secretly dating, according to representatives for both stars. Denying swirling rumors that the "Dead Accounts" actress has been seeing the "" hunk, her rep tells E! News, "This story has not one ounce of truth."

Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Stories of 2012

December 31, 2012 09:08:20 GMT

Another year has passed with jaw-dropping reports from entertainment industry throughout the past twelve months. From the sudden passing of an A-lister to a mass shooting in a movie theater, and from a secret wedding to a scandalous affair, these stories grabbed the headlines and caused several famous figures to get more attention than others for quite some time.

Jessica Simpson Shows Off Baby Bump in a Bikini

December 31, 2012 02:38:08 GMT

is taking her fans through every step of her pregnancy. After confirming rumors that she's expecting a second child with fiance Eric Johnson (II), she shows off her growing belly in a picture taken during a holiday break in Hawaii.

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