Stana Katic

Stana Katic (born 26 April 1978) is a Canadian-American actress and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Detective Kate Beckett in ABC's Castle. Early life Katic was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Serb parents Petar and Rada Katić, who emigrated from Croatia, Yugoslavia. In describing her ethnicity, she has stated "My parents are Serbs from Croatia. I call us Dalmatian..."Her father is from Vrlika, and her mother is from the surrounding area of Sinj. Katic later moved with her family to Aurora, Illinois. She spent the following years moving back and forth between Canada and the United States. After graduating from West Aurora High School in 1996, she studied at the University of Toronto and then at the DePaul University Goodman School of Drama, where she studied acting from 2000 to 2002. She has four brothers and one sister. Personal life Katic started a project in 2010 called "The Alternative Travel Project". She lives and shoots Castle in Los Angeles. Katic speaks four languages fluently: English, French, Italian and Serbian.Katic wrote the lyrics for "Hey Blue Eyes", which she sang for fans at the 51st Zlín Film Festival in 2011. She holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada. Description above from the Wikipedia article Stana Katic, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Quantum of Solace (2008)

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Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

The Spirit (2008)

Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller
CAST:  Gabriel Macht  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Eva Mendes

Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Miller
CAST:  Gabriel Macht  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Eva Mendes

Pit Fighter (2005)

Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Dominiquie Vandenberg  •  Steven Bauer  •  Stana Katic  •  Scott Adkins

Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Dominiquie Vandenberg  •  Steven Bauer  •  Stana Katic  •  Scott Adkins

For Lovers Only (2011)

FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes them across ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Mark Polish  •  Angus MacDonald  •  Tara Subkoff

FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes them across ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Mark Polish  •  Angus MacDonald  •  Tara Subkoff

CBGB (2013)

A look at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Miller
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Rupert Grint  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Johnny Galecki

A look at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randall Miller
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Rupert Grint  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Johnny Galecki

Big Sur (2013)

Big Sur is a film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac autobiographical novel of the same name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Stana Katic

Big Sur is a film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac autobiographical novel of the same name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Stana Katic

The Double (2011)

The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent his career chasing Cassius, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Brandt
CAST:  Stephen Moyer  •  Topher Grace  •  Richard Gere  •  Stana Katic

The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent his career chasing Cassius, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Brandt
CAST:  Stephen Moyer  •  Topher Grace  •  Richard Gere  •  Stana Katic

Truth About Kerry (2010)

A young American woman is found dead on a beach in Ireland under mysterious circumstances. Her best friend, refusing to believe it was an accident, travels to the remote fishing village to investigate what really happened to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Torpey
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Jessica Dean  •  Darren Keefe  •  Paul Hardiman

A young American woman is found dead on a beach in Ireland under mysterious circumstances. Her best friend, refusing to believe it was an accident, travels to the remote fishing village to investigate what really happened to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katherine Torpey
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Jessica Dean  •  Darren Keefe  •  Paul Hardiman

Stiletto (2008)

The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Vallelonga
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Michael Biehn  •  Stana Katic  •  Paul Sloan

The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Vallelonga
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Michael Biehn  •  Stana Katic  •  Paul Sloan

Would Be Kings (2008)

Best friends Patrick (Currie Graham) and Jamie (Ben Bass) are also cousins and cops determined to keep the streets safe and provide for their families. Their relationship suffers when they become entangled in a dangerous mix of mobsters, corruption, drugs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wellington
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Ben Bass  •  Currie Graham  •  Robert Forster

Best friends Patrick (Currie Graham) and Jamie (Ben Bass) are also cousins and cops determined to keep the streets safe and provide for their families. Their relationship suffers when they become entangled in a dangerous mix of mobsters, corruption, drugs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wellington
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Ben Bass  •  Currie Graham  •  Robert Forster

The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)

While on a dangerous mission to recover the historic Judas Chalice, Flynn is saved by Simone. But when double-crossed by a respected professor and ambushed by a ruthless gang, Flynn realizes Simone's secret, his true mission and a shocking discovery are all lying ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  Noah Wyle  •  Bob Newhart  •  Stana Katic  •  Bruce Davison

While on a dangerous mission to recover the historic Judas Chalice, Flynn is saved by Simone. But when double-crossed by a respected professor and ambushed by a ruthless gang, Flynn realizes Simone's secret, his true mission and a shocking discovery are all lying ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  Noah Wyle  •  Bob Newhart  •  Stana Katic  •  Bruce Davison

Superman: Unbound (2013)

Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic being known as Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Tucker
CAST:  Matt Bomer  •  John Noble  •  Stana Katic  •  Molly C. Quinn

Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic being known as Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Tucker
CAST:  Matt Bomer  •  John Noble  •  Stana Katic  •  Molly C. Quinn

Sister Cities (2016)

Based on the internationally-acclaimed play by Colette Freedman, the story of 4 estranged sisters who reunite for their mother’s alleged suicide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Hanish
CAST:  Jacki Weaver  •  Michelle Trachtenberg  •  Jess Weixler  •  Troian Bellisario

Based on the internationally-acclaimed play by Colette Freedman, the story of 4 estranged sisters who reunite for their mother’s alleged suicide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Hanish
CAST:  Jacki Weaver  •  Michelle Trachtenberg  •  Jess Weixler  •  Troian Bellisario

Feast of Love (2007)

A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Billy Burke

A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Benton
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Billy Burke

Lost in Florence (2017)

Eric Lazard is a heartbroken former college football star who gets involved in a dangerous Florentine sport and a local woman, Stephanie, while visiting his cousin Anna, who lives in Italy and teaches the Italian language to foreigners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evan Oppenheimer
CAST:  Brett Dalton  •  Emily Atack  •  Stana Katic  •  Alessandra Mastronardi

Eric Lazard is a heartbroken former college football star who gets involved in a dangerous Florentine sport and a local woman, Stephanie, while visiting his cousin Anna, who lives in Italy and teaches the Italian language to foreigners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evan Oppenheimer
CAST:  Brett Dalton  •  Emily Atack  •  Stana Katic  •  Alessandra Mastronardi

The Rendezvous (2016)

A miss-matched couple embark on a frantic search for the Dead Sea Scroll hidden in the ancient city of Petra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amin Matalqa
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Raza Jaffrey  •  Alfonso Bassave  •  Meg Cionni

A miss-matched couple embark on a frantic search for the Dead Sea Scroll hidden in the ancient city of Petra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amin Matalqa
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Raza Jaffrey  •  Alfonso Bassave  •  Meg Cionni

The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018)

When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diederik Van Rooijen
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Shay Mitchell  •  Grey Damon  •  Louis Herthum

When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Diederik Van Rooijen
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Shay Mitchell  •  Grey Damon  •  Louis Herthum

A Call to Spy (2020)

The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women form an unlikely sisterhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lydia Dean Pilcher
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Radhika Apte  •  Sarah Megan Thomas  •  Linus Roache

The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women form an unlikely sisterhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lydia Dean Pilcher
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Radhika Apte  •  Sarah Megan Thomas  •  Linus Roache

Dragon Dynasty (2006)

A group of European explorers returning from China battle a pair of dragons sent by an evil wizard intent on keeping his land a secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Codd
CAST:  Federico Castelluccio  •  Aaron Hendry  •  Peter Kwong  •  Dion Basco

A group of European explorers returning from China battle a pair of dragons sent by an evil wizard intent on keeping his land a secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Codd
CAST:  Federico Castelluccio  •  Aaron Hendry  •  Peter Kwong  •  Dion Basco

Justice Society: World War II (2021)

When the Flash finds himself dropped into the middle of World War II, he joins forces with Wonder Woman and her top-secret team known as the Justice Society of America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wamester
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Matt Bomer  •  Elysia Rotaru  •  Darren Criss

When the Flash finds himself dropped into the middle of World War II, he joins forces with Wonder Woman and her top-secret team known as the Justice Society of America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wamester
CAST:  Stana Katic  •  Matt Bomer  •  Elysia Rotaru  •  Darren Criss