Born In: Hamilton, Canada
Stana Katic is a Canadian-American film and television actress best known for playing detective Kate Beckett on the ABC television series 'Castle' during its eight seasons. The series became very popular with the audience and earned her numerous awards, nominations and accolades. For her portrayal of her character's post-traumatic stress disorder in the episode 'Killshot', she won the 'PRISM Award' in the fourth season of the show. She played the co-lead opposite Nathan Fillion in the series, and her role was so well-received by the fans that the show had to be cancelled after she decided not to return for the 9th season. It caused an uproar among the fans after it was revealed by an insider that her co-star Fillion was so abusive to her that she used to cry in her dressing room and that they were not even on talking terms in the end. She has played significant roles in a number of Hollywood films such as 'Feast of Love', 'Stiletto', 'Quantum of Solace', 'The Spirit', 'Truth About Kerry', 'CBGB' and 'Lost in Florence'. She is also an environmentalist and is the founder of the non-profit organization 'The Alternative Travel Project' which promotes environmental benefits of traveling without a car.
Also Known As: Stana Jacqueline Katic
Spouse/Ex-: Kris Brkljac (m. 2015)
father: Peter Katić
mother: Rada Katić
Born Country: Canada
Ancestry: Serbian Canadian, Croatian Canadian, Serbian American, Croatian American, Canadian American
City: Hamilton, Canada
education: University of Toronto, DePaul University
Stana Katic studied acting at the DePaul University Goodman School of Drama from 2000 to 2002. Following the advice of a renowned casting director in Los Angeles, she also took classes at The Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School.
Throughout 2007, Stana Katic continued to appear on a number of television shows including 'Heroes', 'CSI: Miami' and 'The Unit'. She had a role in the film 'Feast of Love', which also starred Morgan Freeman.
She was cast in the lead role of Raina in the 2008, direct-to-video action film 'Stiletto', and also appeared in a short role in the bond movie 'Quantum of Solace', starring Daniel Craig. She starred in another movie that year, 'The Spirit', which had a star cast including Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes and Samuel L. Jackson.
She lent her voice to Talia al Ghul in the 2011 video game 'Batman: Arkham City' and voiced Lois Lane in the 2013 animated superhero film 'Superman: Unbound'. She had significant roles in the adventure drama 'Big Sur' and the historical film 'CBGB' in 2013. In 2012, she was a presenter at the 64th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony.
Stana Katic established her own production company, Sine Timore Productions (Latin for "without fear"), in 2008.
Stana Katic has been in a longtime relationship with business efficiency consultant Kris Brkljač. On 25 April 2015, the day before her 37th birthday, she got married to him in a ceremony at a private family monastery on the Dalmatian Coast.
Stana Katic Movies
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