Katherine Marie Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C., to Nancy Heigl (née Engelhardt), a personnel manager, and Paul Heigl, an accountant and executive. Her father is of German/Swiss-German and Irish descent, and her mother is of German ancestry. A short time after her birth, the family moved to New Canaan, Connecticut, where ...
Born: November 24, 1978
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Known for: Grey's Anatomy (2005), Knocked Up (2007), The Ugly Truth (2009), Life as We Know It (2010)