Katie Holmes Movies, Early Life, Career, Personal Life, Public Image

Published Date   04th Sep. 2017, 01:49 am
Katie Holmes Movies, Early Life, Career, Personal Life, Public Image
Quick Info
Birth Name: Kate Noelle Holmes
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $25 million

Katie Holmes Movies including Disturbing Behaviour, Pieces of April and Batman Begins in 2005 earned MTV Movie Award, attentions from critics and high-box-office collection.


The role of Joey Potter on The WB television teen drama Dawson’s Creek from 1998 to 2003 shed limelight to Katie Holmes movies and acting career. Katie Holmes movies journey began the same period in 1998 as a role in a thriller Disturbing Behaviour. The movie gave her Best Breakthrough Performance: MTV Movie Award the same year. Katie’s role included in Pieces of April in 2003 and Batman Begins in 2005 lures notable audience at that time. Her TV roles as Jacqueline Kennedy in The Kennedys miniseries in 2011 and a reprise again in The Kennedys: After Camelot in 2017 kept us astounding. In 2017, she co-starred in the critically acclaimed comedy Logan Lucky making a mind blowing buzz.

Early Life

On 18 December, 1978 Kate Noelle Holmes was born in Toledo, Ohio as a youngest of five siblings. She is daughter to Martin Josph Holmes, Sr., an attorney and Kathleen, a homemaker and philanthropist. Among the siblings there are three sisters and a brother with baptization at a Roman Catholic and attended Christ the King Church in Toledo.

She was a student at the all-female Notre Dame Academy in Toledo as a 4.0 student. Holmes gave appearances at. John’s Jesuit and St. Francis de Sales and nearby all-male high schools in musicals, playing a waitress in Hello, Dolly! and Lola in Damn Yankees. At the time her SAT score was 1310 out of 1600 with enrollment in Columbia University. Katie’s father expected her to be a doctor.

She took modelling classes at the age of 14 in toledo leading her to the International Modelling and Talent Association (IMTA) competition in New York City in 1996. Subsequently, Holmes got in to sign a performance of a monologue from To Kill a Mocking Bird. The audition tape was sent to the casting director of The Ice Storm in 1997.


Katie Holme’s initial period of onscreen career was a result of her initiation for pilot season at Los Angeles in 1997 with hopes of landing on the role at a network schedule. In the meantime Toledo Blade reported she was offered the lead in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She did not turn down the offer but at the same time screenwriter Kevin Williamsion of Dawson’s Creek on the production of Columbia Tri-Star Television called her for audition.

Katie at that time had commitments to her school so she sent a video audition. In the videotape, Holmes read for the part of Joey Potter, the tomboy best friend of the title character Dawson in her unique portrayal. Her mother played the title characters’ role by reading the lines.

An audition via Federal Express although weird won Holmes a part. The Dawson’s Creek although with mixed review obtained national attention and she was at the time on the covers of magazines such as Seventeen, TV Guide, and Rolling Stone.

She earned a leading role in a film Disturbing Behaviour.,that came in 1998, which received average financial success. However, Katie Holmes won MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and nomination on Saturn Award. The following year Katie got a role of supermarket clerk in Doug Liman’s ensemble piece Go. The film received excellent reviews and gives profitable earnings as well as Katie’s performance get good remarks from the critics. In the period Katie Holmes movies Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Muppets from Space are open to the public.

In 2000, only two Katie Holmes movies feature roles created sour buzz. Wonder Boys directed by Curtis Hanson from and The Gift, directed by Sam Raimi. The movie roles got sufficient buzz to critics and disapproval for the nude scene in the movie The Gift.

Two years later a movie Abandon shone some ability of Katie Holmes movies horizon. The following year Katie appeared alongside Robert Downey, Jr.’s The Singing Detective. In 2003, the series Dawson’s Creek ended with a freedom to play someone else.

During the periods of 2003 and 2009, critically well received movies like Pieces of April with Holmes receiving a Satellite Award for Best Actress opened her period in 2003. She then appeared in First Daughter, Batman Begins,the most profitable movies of her career but won her nominations for Golden Raspberry. All My Sons in 2008 and Thank You for Smoking in 2006 did not make notable effect to her career.

In August 2011, a remake of the 1970s ABC telemovie Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark released along with her role in the TV miniseries The Kennedys and a guest appearance in an episode of How I Met Your Mother. The following year Holmes got a role in Theresa Rebeck’s Dead Accounts on Broadway. In 2012 a third seasons of Ray Donovan welcomed her in. She in 2015 directed a Katie Holmes movies, Eternal Princess and confirmed another one in 2016 based on the novel of Katheleen Tessaro. The following year she appeared in the movie Logan Lucky and reprised her role in The Kennedys: After Camelot.

Personal Life

During the early show’s run of Dawson’s Creek Katie Holmes dated co-star Joshua Jackson. Then in 2000, Katie met Chris Klien in 2000 and got engaged in 2003 but the relationship ended in 2005. The same year Katie Holmes dated actor Tom Cruise and strengthened their relationship with engagement. They had a daughter Suri on 18 April 2006. The same year in November the couple got their marital vows for six years with divorce in 2012.

Her scientology church involvement ended with the end of marital vows which began the year they began dating. The divorce took her beliefs to Catholic Church and kept her from attending St. Francis Xavier Church.

Public Image, Legal Issues and Net Worth

From 1999 onward Holmes was each year named by both the British and American editions of FHM magazine as one of the sexiest women in the world. At the same time she was named one of People’s “50 Most Beautiful People” in 2003. She became one of the “25 Hottest Stars Under 25” in Teen People magazine the same year. The People quoted her to be most well dressed stars that year in top ten ranking. She continues to be fashion icon and brand ambassador for various companies.

The magazines were also filled with gossips unbearable to Katie Holmes. In 2011, she filed $50 million libel lawsuit against Star magazine for wrong information about her taking drugs. The settlement occurred with a public apology and undisclosed substantial donation to her charity Dizzy Feet Foundation.

WIth all the hard work, dedication and involvements on the field of the fashion and movies, Katie Holmes earned a net worth of $ 25 million as of 2017.

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