Katherine Marie Heigl, born on November 24, 1978, in Washington, D.C., began her journey in the world of entertainment as an American actress and former model. She is a talented, blonde haired actress with a smile as bright as her hair and is known for roles in the comedy  films “Knocked Up”   in 2007 and “The Ugly Truth” in 2009

She experienced some widespread notoriety for her portrayal of Dr. Izzie Stevens in the ABC television medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy,” a role she inhabited from 2005 to 2010. Heigl’s outstanding performance not only captured the hearts of viewers and fans but also garnered her critical recognition, ultimately leading to her receiving the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007.