|Full Name||Stana Jacqueline Katic|
|Birth Name||Stana Katic|
|Father Name||Peter Katic|
|Mother Name||Rada Katic|
|Awards||Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress 2016,Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress 2015,Favorite Dramatic TV Actress 2014,Favorite Couple,Favorite TV Couple,Performance in a Drama Episode|
|Filmography||For Lovers Only,Quantum of Solace,Feast of Love,CBGB,The Double,Big Sur,Stiletto,Cadaver|
|Education||Beverly Hills Playhouse. The Theatre School. West Aurora High School. Trinity College, Toronto|
|Date of Birth||April 26,1978|
|Married Date||April 25,2015|
Stana Katic is a Canadian-American movie and television actress who is best known for her role in "Castle" as Detective Kate Beckett for eight seasons. This series became very popular among the audience and earned her various awards as well as nominations and accolades.
Her portrayal of the character's post-traumatic stress disorder in one of the episodes named, "Killshot", earned her "PRISM AWARDS" in the fourth season of the show. The fans were shocked when the show was cancelled after the 8th season.
It was later revealed that Stana would be abused by her co-star Nathan Fillion in the sets. Stana's decision to not come back to the show made the producers to close down the series after the finish of the 8th season.
Stana became famous after appearing the series 'Castle'. Not only this, her perfect portrayal of the character which she plays in her movies has made her famous among the people as well as celebrities.
Her series 'Absentia' has just finished its 2nd season and the fans are going crazy about the new season, which is soon to be released.
Stana Katic was born on the 26th of April, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Peter Katic was Serbian while her mother, Rada Katic was Croatian.
Katic is the oldest daughter of her parents and she has five siblings. Her parents were originally from the Dalmatian Cost in Croatia and then relocated to Aurora in Illinois when she was just a teenager.
Stana has the citizenship of Canada as well as the United States. During her teenage years, she frequently moved between the nations. She is currently known to be able to speak six languages, namely, 'English', 'Serbian', 'Croatian', 'French', 'Italian', and 'Slovenian'.
She studied in West Aurora High School, where she graduated in 1996. After that, she admitted to the University of Toronto to pursue a course on the international law and economics.
She even studied acting at the DePaul Unversity Goodman School of Drama from the year 2000 till 2002. After receiving advice from a renowned casting director based in Los Angeles, she even took classes at The Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School.
When she relocated to LA, she was somewhat in short of money so as a result she used to spend her nights at hostels or even in her car. She secured a job of a saleswoman and then finally moved to a rented apartment.
After moving to LA, Stana met her manager who used to book television and movie roles for her. She first acted in the short film entitled, "Acid Freaks", in 1999. Her feature film debut was made when she acted on shot-on-video thriller "Shut Eye" in 2003.
In the year 2004, she acquired various guest roles in number of television shows. Her first guest appearance was on CBS crime series "The Handler".
Later that same year, she even appeared in some of the famous TV shows, such as, 'Alias', 'L.A. Dragnet', 'The Shield' and 'JAG'.
The year 2005 was somewhat not-so-good for Stana. She acted in an action movie entitled "Pit Fighter", which was not received well by the critics.
She even appeared in one of the episode on the television series, 'The Closer' and even did some guest appearance for two episodes of '24', a television series and also in one episode of 'Brothers & Sister'. Then, in a telefilm 'Dragon Dynasty', Katic played the role of Ava.
She also was selected for a pilot 'Faceless", however, the show was cancelled. So we didn't get the chance to see Stana live in action.
Throughout the year of 2007, Stana continued to appear in various television series, such as 'Heroes', 'CSI: Miami' and 'The Unit'. Stana was seen alongside legendary actor Morgan Freeman in the movie "Feast of Love".
In the 2008 direct-to-video action movie 'Stiletto', Stana was cast in the lead role of Raina. In the bond movie "Quantum of Solace", she was given a short role.
In a movie which had a star cast including Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, entitled 'The Spirit', Stana was given a role to play.
In a television miniseries 'Would be Kings' Stana appeared for two episodes and she even acted in the telefilm 'The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice'.
Overtaking 100 other actresses, Stana took over the role of Detective Kate Beckett on the ABC television series, 'Castle'. From 2009 till 2016, Stana focused on her role in 'Castle' which even starred Nathan Fillion in the lead.
It was later reported that Stana was abused by her co-star Nathan in the sets, which made her leave the show and in turn, resulted in the end of the series.
In the year 2011, Katic played the lead role in the suspense movie 'Truth about Kerry', in a romantic movie 'For Lovers Only', and even appeared in the spy-movie 'The Double'.
At the 2011 Film Festival Slin, she was a jury member, where she even performed the song 'Hey Blue Eyes', which she even wrote.
In the 2011 video game 'Batman: Stana Arkham City', she gave her voice to Talia al Ghul and even voiced Lois Lane in the animated superhero movie 'Superman: Unbound', which aired on 2013.
She even had her significant roles in the adventure drama 'Big Sur' and in the historical movie 'CBGB' in 2013. At the 64th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony, she was the presenter.
In the action-adventure movie 'The Rendezvous' and the Lifetime television movie 'Sister Cities' in 2016, Stana played the protagonist role. 'Lost in Florence' was another romantic drama movie where Stana starred in 2017.
She currently plays the lead role of FBI agent Emily Byrne in the American thriller drama 'Absentia'. She even had a role in the 2018 movie 'The Possession of Hannah Grace'.
As of 2019, the 41 year old Stana Katic, is currently estimated to have a networth of $12 million. Her major sources of income include her movies, TV shows, commercials and her personal ventures.
On the 26th of April, 2015, Stana married her long-time boyfriend, the business efficiency consultant, Kris Brkljac.
They got married one day before her birthday, in a ceremony, which was held at a private family monastery on the Dalmatian Coast.
|Weight||63 kg (139lbs)|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|