Apr. 26th, 1978
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Stana Katic's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Quantum of Solace
2008 - The Spirit
2007 - Feast of Love
2005 - Pit Fighter
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Guest Appearance
Special Agent Adrian Lane
Stana Katic is a Canadian film and television actress active in the United States. She is best known as the current co-star of ABC's Castle.
Stana Jacqueline Katic was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to Croatian parents who emigrated from Yugoslavia. Katic moved with her family to Aurora, Illinois. She spent the following years moving back and forth between Canada and the US. After graduating from West Aurora High School in 1996, she studied acting at Chicago's Goodman School of Drama. She has four brothers.
In addition to English, she speaks Italian, French and Croatian.
She has a mezzo-soprano singing voice.
Stana played the character of Hana Gitelman in Heroes, Collette Stenger in 24 's season 5, and Jenny in the Morgan Freeman-starring film Feast of Love. She also played Morgenstern in Frank Miller's film The Spirit, Corinne Veneau in the Bond movie Quantum of Solace, and Simone Renoir in the third installation of The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice.
In August 2008, ABC announced acquisition of the television series Castle, starring Stana Katic as Kate Beckett and Nathan Fillion as Rick Castle.
In 2008, Katic established her own production company, Sine Timore Productions, which is Latin and means "without fear.
- Favorite hobbies include archeology, archery, astrophysics, flamenco dancing, and designing clothes.
- Has an Alto-Mezzo Soprano singing voice.
- Speaks Italian, French, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, and Montenegrin.
- She is of Dalmatian heritage.
- Enjoys Soccer, Yoga, Karate, Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Horseback Riding, Swimming.