- Birthday:Dec. 18, 1978
- Birth Place:Toledo, Ohio, USA
- Birth Name:Kate Noelle Holmes
- Height:5' 9" (1.75 m)
- Biography:Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Katie Holmes acted in high school theater productions before meeting a manager who encouraged her to go to LA for television's pilot season. She won a part in the acclaimed feature film The Ice Storm (1997) in her very first audition, but she didn't stop there. A videotape was sent to Dawson's Creek (1998), a new production by the acclaimed writer Kevin Williamson (Scream (1996), I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)), which landed her the series regular role of Joey Potter.