Apr. 8th, 1980
Portland, Oregon, USA
Katee Sackhoff's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Oculus
2013 - Riddick
2007 - White Noise 2: The Light
2007 - The Last Sentinel
2002 - Halloween: Resurrection
2001 - My First Mister
Guest TV Roles
'Your Mom' (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 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).
- Her dog Meatball posed with her in a photo-shoot by photographer Frank Veronsky.
- Briefly attended Santa Monica College before she quit to focus on acting.
- Was required to sign a non-disclosure agreement regarding the final episodes of the third season of "Battlestar Galactica" in order to preserve the secrecy regarding the fate of her character.
- Mother Mary is a coordinator for an English as a Second Language program.
- Was featured in Entertainment Weekly's '100 Stars We Love Right Now' (2007).
- Father Dennis is a land developer.
- Was a waitress at the Saddle Ranch Chop House before she got her big break.