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Started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models.
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Has two older brothers, Holt and John; and an older sister, Meg Heigl-Beltran. Brother Jason died from head injuries, suffered in a car accident, when she was very young.
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Auditioned for all 3 female leads on "Roswell" before being cast as Isabel.
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Katherine's paternal grandfather was of half German and half Swiss-German descent, and Katherine's paternal grandmother was the daughter of Irish parents. Katherine's mother is of German descent.
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Attended from New Canaan High School.
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Beat out Alicia Silverstone for the lead role in "My Father the Hero".
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Played the cello in High School.
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Ranked #72 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)
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Her last name is pronounced "HI guhl."
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Has played a character with the name of "Isabel" or "Isobel" three times. "Grey's Anatomy", "Roswell" and "Wuthering Heights".
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Ranked as #55 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
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Cut & dyed her hair for season 3 of "Roswell".
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June 2006: Engaged to musician Josh Kelley.
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In Judd Apatow's film, "The 40-Year-Old Virgin", the FHM "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement with Katherine on the cover is shown in close-up during a scene on the extended version DVD. Katherine plays the lead in Apatow's follow-up, "Knocked Up".
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2006: Named #19 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement.
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Ranked #14 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
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2005: She was October on FHM magazine's 2005 pin-up calendar.
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Followed through on plans to marry fiancé Josh Kelley, on December 23, 2007, in Utah where she has a ranch property, including a tribute to her late brother, Jason, at the ceremony [July 18, 2007].
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Best friend of her "Grey's Anatomy" co-star T.R. Knight, who was a groomsman at her wedding.
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Was named one of Entertainment Weekly's Top 25 Entertainers Of The Year (2007).
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Is related to actress Amber Perkins.
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Auditioned for the role of Felicity Porter in the TV series "Felicity", but lost out to Keri Russell. She also auditioned for the roles of Sydney Bristow and Lauren Reed on "Alias", but lost out to Jennifer Garner and Melissa George, respectively.
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Voted as #1 in 2008's Askmen.com "Top 99 sexiest women in the world" poll. (2008).
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Admits that one of her worst vices is being a smoker.
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Was engaged to co-actor Jason Behr during their time together on the set of "Roswell".
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Sister-in-law of Charles Kelley.
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Lives in Utah.
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Fan of "Glee".
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Has two adopted daughters with husband Josh Kelley - Nancy Leigh Mi-Eun Kelley (b.November 23, 2008) and Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley (b.April 3, 2012).
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Her publicists are Jill Fritzo and Catherine Olim.
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Daughter of Nancy Heigl and Paul Heigl.
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Her "Just One" foundation is involved with dog adoption.
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Publicly criticized her two most successful projects. After "Knocked Up" was released, she said that the film presented its female characters in a sexist way; Seth Rogen and Judd Apatow both responded curtly that Heigl had not expressed any problems during filming. Later, Heigl stated that she had not received Emmy-worthy writing for her character during a recent season of "Grey's Anatomny" and she should not be nominated for an Emmy (she wasn't). The ties between Heigl and show creator Shonda Rhimes were frayed afterwards, and Heigl's Izzie Stevens was reduced in the show's focus before Heigl asked to be written off the series and Rhimes agreed to do so.
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She and husband Josh Kelley were voted as the Sexiest Newlyweds in Victoria's Secret 2008 "What Is Sexy?" list, unveiled in January 2008
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Had her first ever wedding pictures published on OK! Magazine for its January 14, 2008 issue.
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Named America's New Sweetheart by People Magazine on December 20, 2007.
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Voted 8th in a poll of TV's Sexiest Women Ever compiled by Internet service provider AOL in December 2007, thanks to her role as Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens in TV series "Grey's Anatomy"
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Teamed up with a healthcare-clothing company to launch her own line of hospital gear, called the Katherine Heigl Collection (June 2007).
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