Katee Sackhoff is an American actress best known for her role as Kara “Starbuck” Thrace in the science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica. Born on April 8, 1980, in Portland, Oregon, United States, she has enjoyed a successful acting career in both film and television, earning praise for her strong, action-oriented roles.
|Name||Kathryn Ann Sackhoff|
|Date of Birth||April 8, 1980|
|Birthplace||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)|
|Education||Sunset High School, Santa Monica College|
|Parents||Dennis Sackhoff (father), Mary Sackhoff (mother)|
|Net Worth||Estimated at $5 million (as of 2023)|
Katee Sackhoff Early Life and Education
Katee Sackhoff was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and attended Sunset High School in Beaverton. After high school, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career and studied at Santa Monica College.
Katee Sackhoff Career
Sackhoff began her acting career with guest roles on television shows such as Undressed and The Education of Max Bickford. She gained her first regular role as Nell Bickford in the series The Fearing Mind. However, it was her portrayal of Kara “Starbuck” Thrace in the critically acclaimed science fiction series Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009) that brought her widespread recognition.
After Battlestar Galactica, Sackhoff continued to work in film and television, with roles in films like White Noise 2: The Light, Riddick, and Oculus. She also appeared in TV series like Nip/Tuck, 24, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. From 2012 to 2017, Sackhoff played Deputy Victoria “Vic” Moretti in the crime drama series Longmire. In 2020, she starred as astronaut Niko Breckenridge in the Netflix science fiction series Another Life.
Katee Sackhoff Personal Life
Katee Sackhoff has been in a long-term relationship with actor Karl Urban, known for his roles in the Star Trek film series and The Boys TV series. The couple began dating in 2014 and announced their engagement in August 2021. Katee is an advocate for women’s health and has been involved in charity work, including supporting the TRU Development Fund, which provides financial assistance to young women diagnosed with cancer.