Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes

TV Actress

Kate Noelle Holmes is an American actress and director. She first achieved fame as Joey Potter on the television series Dawson's Creek. Holmes made her feature film debut in 1997 with a supporting role in Ang Lee's The Ice Storm.

Full Name
Kate Noelle Holmes
Dec 18, 1978
In a relationship
5′ 9″
Net Worth


Katie Holmes was born in Toledo, Ohio on December 18th, 1978. She is an American actress, producer, and director. She is the youngest of five children, with three sisters and one brother. Her parents are Kathleen and Martin Holmes Sr. She attended All Saints Catholic School and Notre Dame Academy for her primary education before pursuing a career in acting.

Holmes began her acting career by appearing in a variety of commercials and small roles on television shows such as “Dawson’s Creek” (1998–2003) and “Go” (1999). She made her film debut in the slasher film “Disturbing Behavior” (1998), where her performance received critical acclaim. In 2000, she starred in the independent drama “The Gift” opposite Cate Blanchett and Keanu Reeves, for which she earned positive reviews from critics. Her other notable films include Christopher Nolan's “Batman Begins” (2005), Guy Ritchie's “Sherlock Holmes” (2009), and Doug Liman's “Jack Reacher” (2012). 

In 2011, Holmes made her Broadway debut starring in a production of Arthur Miller's “All My Sons” alongside John Lithgow and Dianne Wiest. She has also appeared in several music videos including The Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris" (1998) and Puddle of Mudd's "Control" (2001). In addition to acting, Holmes has branched out into producing with projects like the 2019 adaptation of the novel “The Secret: Dare to Dream”. 

Holmes is married to actor Jamie Foxx, who she met at a charity event in 2013. Together they have one daughter named Suri Cruise who was born on April 18th 2006 from her previous marriage to Tom Cruise.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1978</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Katie Holmes is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 18, 1978, Katie Holmes was born in Toledo, Ohio.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Acting Debut on The WB's Dawson's Creek</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Holmes made her acting debut as Joey Potter on the WB's teen drama Dawson's Creek.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Movie Role in Teaching Mrs. Tingle</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Holmes landed her first major movie role in the dark comedy Teaching Mrs. Tingle.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Tom Cruise</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Holmes married actor Tom Cruise in a lavish ceremony held at a 15th century castle in Italy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gives Birth to Suri Cruise</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Holmes gives birth to daughter Suri with Tom Cruise.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Divorces Tom Cruise</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Holmes and Cruise divorce after five years of marriage.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Broadway Acting Debut in Dead Accounts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Holmes makes her Broadway debut in the play Dead Accounts alongside Norbert Leo Butz.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Katie Holmes is an incredibly talented actress. From her breakout role in Dawson's Creek to her more recent projects, she has always put in incredible performances. Her ability to portray a wide range of characters and emotions makes her an amazing actress.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Outspoken</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Katie Holmes is not afraid to speak her mind about important issues. She has been very vocal about mental health awareness, advocating for improved access to mental health services for all. She also speaks out against prejudice and discrimination, and works to make the world a better place for everyone.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Fashionable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Katie Holmes has a great sense of style. She often stuns on the red carpet with her chic and stylish looks. Whether she’s rocking a classic black dress or a bright colored jumpsuit, she always looks fashionable and timeless.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Role in Theatrical Production</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie Holmes first acting role was a small part in the Broadway production of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" at the age of 15.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First TV Appearance on "Dawson's Creek"</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie Holmes made her television debut in 1998 as Joey Potter on the hit teen drama "Dawson's Creek".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Attended Columbia University</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie Holmes studied at Columbia University while filming "Dawson's Creek". She majored in Acting and Spanish.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Met Tom Cruise on the Set of "Batman Begins"</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie Holmes met Tom Cruise while filming "Batman Begins" in 2005, and they married just a few months later.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Made Her Directorial Debut with "All We Had"</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2016, Katie Holmes made her directorial debut with the feature film "All We Had", starring herself, Luke Wilson, and Richard Kind.</p></div>


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