An actress who has received critical acclaim for a spectrum of diversified
roles on stage and screen, KATIE HOLMES has appeared in several
notable films, ranging from the action blockbuster Batman Begins, directed by
Christopher Nolan, to critically acclaimed art house pictures such as Ang Lee's
The Ice Storm and Peter Hedges' Pieces of April.
Holmes was recently seen in the dark comedy, Miss Meadows, directed by Karen
Leigh Hopkins which made its debut at Tribeca Film Festival. Next up Katie will
be seen in the utopian drama, The Giver, opposite Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges,
to be released August 2014. Holmes is also the face and co-owner of Alterna Hair
In 2012 Holmes starred in the Broadway production Dead Accounts opposite
Nobert Leo Butz. She had previously made her Broadway debut in the 2008 limited
run of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, in which Holmes starred opposite John
Lithgow, Patrick Wilson and Diane Wiest. Her portrayal of Ann garnered glowing
reviews and established her as an accomplished actress on both screen and stage.
Holmes' film career began in 1996 when she landed the role of 'Libbets
Casey,' opposite Tobey Maguire and Sigourney Weaver in Ang Lee's award-winning
drama The Ice Storm. Since then, she has worked with some of Hollywood's most
prominent actors and directors. Her credits include Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys,
Jason Reitman's Thank You for Smoking, Sam Raimi's The Gift, Stephen Gaghan's
Abandon, Doug Liman's Go, Joel Schumacher's Phone Booth, Keith Gordon's The
Singing Detective, Forest Whitaker's First Daughter, Kevin Williamson's Teaching
Mrs. Tingle David Nutter's Disturbing Behavior, Dito Montiel's The Son of No One
opposite Al Pacino and Juliette Binoche, the Guillermo Del Toro produced
thriller, Don't Be Afraid of The Dark, Shari Springer Berman and Robert
Pulcini's The Extra Man, opposite John C. Reilly, Kevin Kline and Paul Dano and
the Sony comedy Jack and Jill opposite Adam Sandler. Holmes also executive
produced, in addition to starring in, writer/director Galt Niederhoffer's The
Romantics, an ensemble romantic drama with Anna Paquin, Josh Duhamel, Malin
Akerman, Candice Bergen, and Elijah Wood.
In 1997 Holmes was cast as 'Joey Potter' on the WB TV series "Dawson's
Creek," opposite James Van Der Beek and Michelle Williams. The show quickly
became the highest-rated series on the WB network throughout its six-season run.
She has since appeared on television in "The Kennedys" as First Lady Jacqueline
Kennedy opposite Greg Kinnear as President John F. Kennedy. The miniseries
chronicled the story of the most fabled political family in American history and
garnered 10 Emmy nominations including 'Outstanding Miniseries.'
In 2009 Holmes co-founded the Dizzy Feet Foundation, a non-profit
organization which aims to help underprivileged youth realize their dream of
becoming professional dancers and works to support, improve, and increase access
to dance education in the United States. Her co-founders include director, Adam
Shankman; producer, Nigel Lythgoe; "Dancing with the Stars" judge, Carrie Ann
Inaba; business manager, Mike Thompson; and attorney, Mona Metwalli. Holmes'
work with the foundation was recognized at Variety's 2010 Power of Women event
where she was honored alongside a select group of Hollywood's most
philanthropically impactful women.