Kate Noelle Holmes is an American actress. She first achieved fame as Joey Potter on the television series Dawson’s Creek. She made her feature film debut in Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm in 1997. In 2008, she made her Broadway theatre debut in a production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. In 2011, she played Jacqueline Kennedy in the TV miniseries The Kennedys.
About Katie Holmes in brief
Kate Noelle Holmes is an American actress. She first achieved fame as Joey Potter on the television series Dawson’s Creek. She made her feature film debut in Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm in 1997. In 2008, she made her Broadway theatre debut in a production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. In 2011, she played Jacqueline Kennedy in the TV miniseries The Kennedys, a role she reprised in TheKennedys: After Camelot. In 2016, Holmes made her directorial debut with the 2016 film All We Had, in which she also starred. She is the youngest of five children born to Kathleen A. Stothers, a homemaker and philanthropist, and Martin Joseph Holmes Sr., an attorney who played basketball at Marquette University under coach Al McGuire. Holmes was baptized a Roman Catholic and attended Christ the King Church in Toledo. She graduated from the all-female Notre Dame Academy in Toledo where she was a 4. 0 student. She scored 1310 out of 1600 on her SAT and was accepted to Columbia University ; her father wanted her to become a doctor. At age 14, she began classes at a modeling school in Toledo which led her to the International Modeling and Talent Association Competition held in New York City in 1996. In January 1997, Holmes went to Los Angeles for pilot season, when producers cast and shoot new programs in the hopes of securing a spot on a network schedule. She read for the part of Joey Potter, the tomboy best friend of the title character Dawson, on a videotape shot in her basement, her mother reading Dawson’s lines.
She was offered the lead in Buffy the Vampire Slayer but she turned it down in order to finish high school. In 1998, Holmes came a regular role in the film Disturbing Behavior, a Scream-era-style film starring Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver. The fact that she is gorgeous didn’t hurt either, according to Rolling Stone editor Jance Dunn, an editor at W-era Stepford Wives. She also appeared in the independent film Coda and the TV series Coda: The Gift, Abandon, Phone Booth, The Singing Detective, Pieces of April, Batman Begins, Thank You for Smoking, Mad Money, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Jack and Jill, Miss Meadows, Woman in Gold, Touched with Fire and Logan Lucky. She has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies, including The Office, The Biggest Loser, The X-Files, The Voice, and The Voice: The Movie, among others. She appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, Seventeen, The Seventeen Guide, and Rolling Stone TV Guide. Her first film role was in 1998’sdisturbing behavior, a film about a teenage girl who gets into a fight with her ex-boyfriend. She starred in the movie Go, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, which was directed by Ang Lee, and the television show Wonder Boys, which she co-starred in.