Katie Holmes

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Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes making a speech at the National Memorial Day in Washington, D.C., May 24, 2009
Holmes at the National Memorial Day in Washington, D.C., May 24, 2009
Born Kate Noelle Holmes
December 18, 1978 (1978-12-18) (age 36)
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Spouse Tom Cruise (2006–2012)[1]
Children Suri Cruise

Kate Noelle "Katie" Holmes (born December 18, 1978) is an American actress. She was born in Toledo, Ohio.[2] She was "Joey" on the WB network TV show Dawson's Creek.[3]

Personal life[change | change source]

Holmes dated her Dawson's Creek co-star Joshua Jackson early in the show's run. Holmes met actor Chris Klein in 2000. Klein and Holmes were engaged in late 2003. In early 2005 she and Klein ended their relationship.[4][5]

Weeks after her relationship with Klein ended, Holmes began dating actor Tom Cruise. She and Cruise married on November 18, 2006.[6] On April 18, 2006 their daughter named Suri was born.[7]

In June 2012, Holmes filed for divorce.[8][9] This was the first divorce for Holmes and the third for Cruise.[10][11][12]

Legal issues[change | change source]

In early March 2011, Holmes filed a $50 million libel lawsuit against the Star. They had a cover story which made it seem that she took drugs.[13] The suit was settled on April 27, 2011. The Star wrote a public apology in the May 6, 2011 issue. They also made a "substantial" donation to Katie's charity Dizzy Feet Foundation.[14]

Awards[change | change source]

In June 2011 Katie Holmes received the Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award.[15]

Movies and television[change | change source]

Movie
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Ice Storm, TheThe Ice Storm Libbets Casey First professional role
1998 Disturbing Behavior Rachel Wagner MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated–Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor
1999 Go Claire Montgomery
1999 Teaching Mrs. Tingle Leigh Ann Watson First lead role
Nominated–MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
Nominated–Teen Choice Award for Film - Choice Chemistry
2000 Wonder Boys Hannah Green
2000 Gift, TheThe Gift Jessica King
2002 Abandon Katie Burke
2003 Phone Booth Pamela McFadden
2003 Singing Detective, TheThe Singing Detective Nurse Mills
2003 Pieces of April April Burns Nominated–Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture
2004 First Daughter Samantha Mackenzie
2005 Batman Begins Rachel Dawes Nominated–Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated–Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress
2005 Thank You for Smoking Heather Holloway
2008 Mad Money Jackie Truman
2010 Extra Man, TheThe Extra Man Mary Powell
2010 Romantics, TheThe Romantics Laura Liv Tyler was originally cast for this role. Holmes, who was also the film's executive producer, replaced her. This is her first producing credit.[16]
2011 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Kim
2011 The Son of No One Kerry White
2011 Jack and Jill Erin Sadelstein Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble
Nominated–Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1998–2003 Dawson's Creek Josephine "Joey" Lynn Potter Main Role; 128 episodes
Nominated–Teen Choice Award for TV - Choice Actress (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003)
2001 Saturday Night Live Host (Herself) Episode: "Katie Holmes/Dave Matthews Band"
2008 Eli Stone Grace Episode: "Grace"
2011 How I Met Your Mother Slutty Pumpkin (Naomi)[17] Episode: "The Slutty Pumpkin Returns"
2011 The Kennedys Jackie Kennedy Miniseries

References[change | change source]

  1. Grossberg, Josh (2012-08-21). "Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Are Officially Divorced". E!. http://www.eonline.com/news/339786/tom-cruise-and-katie-holmes-are-officially-divorced.
  2. Darren Crosdale. Dawson's Creek: The Official Companion. Kansas City, Missouri: Andrews McMeel, 1999. ISBN 978-0-7407-0725-4. 113–114.
  3. Ray Richmond. "Youth ache 100 episodes: The WB's signature show, 'Dawson's Creek' brings intellect and frankness to the portrayal of young adults." The Hollywood Reporter. April 17, 2002. S1.
  4. "Katie: Dating, Not Engaged." Toledo Blade. September 8, 2001. D3
  5. "Katie Holmes to Wed Actor Chris Klein." Toledo Blade. December 31, 2003. D3
  6. "Cruise, Holmes exchange vows in castle". Toledo Blade. November 19, 2006. http://www.toledoblade.com/frontpage/2006/11/19/Cruise-Holmes-exchange-vows-in-castle.html. Retrieved July 03, 2012.
  7. Leovy, Jill (April 19, 2012). "Girl Is Born to Stars Holmes, Cruise". Los Angeles Times. pp. B3. http://articles.latimes.com/2006/apr/19/local/me-holmes19. Retrieved July 03, 2012.
  8. "Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes to divorce". CNN Entertainment. http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/29/report-tom-cruise-katie-holmes-set-to-divorce/?. Retrieved 2012-06-29.
  9. Heyman, J.D.. "Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Are Divorcing". People Magazine. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20608003,00.html. Retrieved 2012-06-29.
  10. "Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes File for Divorce". Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes File for Divorce. BackstageOL. http://www.backstageol.com/celebrity/tom-cruise-and-katie-holmes-file-for-divorce/. Retrieved 2012-06-29.
  11. "Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes split after five years of marriage: 'Tom is very saddened,' says actor's rep". omg! by Yahoo. June 29, 2012. http://omg.yahoo.com/news/tom-cruise--katie-holmes-split-after-five-years-of-marriag.html. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  12. NY Daily News (June 30, 2012). "Marriage Impossible, Tom, Katie Split". nydailynews.com. http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/tom-cruise-katie-holmes-split-couple-divorce-years-marriage-article-1.1104725. Retrieved 2012-06-30.
  13. "Holmes files a $50 million libel lawsuit". Rte.ie. March 2, 2011. http://www.rte.ie/ten/2011/0302/holmesk.html. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
  14. Keith Staskiewicz. "'Star' magazine apologizes to Katie Holmes for headline". Entertainment Weekly. http://news-briefs.ew.com/2011/04/27/star-magazine-katie-holmes.
  15. Associated Press (June 18, 2011). "Holmes among Women in Film honorees". Toledo Blade. http://toledoblade.com/Movies/2011/06/18/Holmes-among-Women-in-Film-honorees.html. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
  16. Siegel, Tatiana (November 1, 2009). "'Romantics' hot for Katie Holmes - Actress replaces Liv Tyler in comedy". Variety. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118010708?refCatId=13. Retrieved 2011-11-04.
  17. Oldenburg, Ann (September 23, 2011). "'Office' manager revealed; Katie Holmes is 'slutty pumpkin'". USA Today. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/entertainment/post/2011/09/office-manager-revealed-katie-holmes-is-slutty-pumpkin-/1. Retrieved 2011-09-29.

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