A multilingual, Canada-born up-and-comer, this athletic beauty is skilled at playing mysterious, exotically named and accented characters. In the '00s, Katic worked steadily in a slew of TV guest spots, putting in brief appearances on action series such as Alias and 24 before landing the role of vengeful, motorcycle-riding warrior Hana Gielman on Heroes. Blessed/cursed as a human transmitter and receiver capable of intercepting all kinds of electronic signals, Katic's imposing alter ego was also a whiz with firearms. But she gained greater recognition beginning in 2009, as Kate Beckett in the ABC series Castle, a Moonlighting-esque drama in which Katic's straightlaced homicide detective trades barbs and one-liners with Nathan Fillion's mystery novelist Richard Castle.
First TV role came with a part in a 2004 episode of the short-lived FBI drama The Handler.
Is fluent in numerous languages, including Bosnian, Croatian, French, Italian, Serbian and Slovenian.
Is trained in Isshinryu Karate, stage and film combat, and belly dancing.
Established her own production company, Sine Timore, in 2008.
2016, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress: Winner
2014, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Dramatic TV Actress: Winner
2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress: Winner
Kris Brkljac — Husband
Attended DePaul University, The Theatre School, Chicago, Illinois, United States