Apr. 8th, 1980
Portland, Oregon, USA
Katee Sackhoff's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Oculus
2013 - Riddick
2007 - The Last Sentinel
2007 - White Noise 2: The Light
2002 - Halloween: Resurrection
2001 - My First Mister
Guest TV Roles
Kara Thrace (Voiced)
Detective Frankie Reed
Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff is an American actress known mainly for playing Captain Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica.
In 2004 she was nominated for a Saturn Award in the Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series category for her work in the Battlestar Galactica miniseries. In May 2006, she won the Saturn Award for the same role.
Sackhoff decided to quit smoking when she received fan mail from little girls saying they wanted to be like 'Starbuck' when they grew up.
She has a tattoo of a Japanese symbol for "choice". Also has a crucifix on her left shoulder blade and and a Latin phrase on her right arm that means "public property".
- Has an older brother.
- Father Dennis is a land developer.
- Decided to quit smoking when she received fan mail from little girls saying they wanted to be like 'Starbuck' when they grew up.
- Has 2 dogs, one named "Meatball" and a newly adopted puppy she named "Nelly B" after her character on _"The Education of Max Bickford" (2001)_ (qv).
- Briefly attended Santa Monica College before she quit to focus on acting.
- Her _"Battlestar Galactica" (2004)_ (qv) co-star 'Tricia Helfer' (qv) is one of her best friends.
- Was a waitress at the Saddle Ranch Chop House before she got her big break.
- Was featured in Entertainment Weekly's '100 Stars We Love Right Now' (2007).