Katherine Waterston

Katherine Boyer Waterston (born March 3, 1980) is an American actress. She made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She then had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank, Being Flynn (both 2012) and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013) before her leading role as Shasta Fay Hepworth in Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice (2014). In 2015, she portrayed Chrisann Brennan in Steve Jobs. She had starring roles in the Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Alien: Covenant (2017), a prequel to Ridley Scott's Alien film series.

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Eat (2011)

After locking herself out of her apartment, a young woman finds herself in the company of a strange and frightening neighbor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janicza Bravo
CAST:  Brett Gelman  •  Katherine Waterston

After locking herself out of her apartment, a young woman finds herself in the company of a strange and frightening neighbor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janicza Bravo
CAST:  Brett Gelman  •  Katherine Waterston

Inherent Vice (2014)

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In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Josh Brolin  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jena Malone

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Josh Brolin  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Jena Malone

Ástarsaga (2012)

A story of love, madness, and 24-hour daylight. Solange's boyfriend Baldur mysteriously takes off for Iceland. She follows, but an even deeper mystery awaits her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asa Hjorleifsdottir
CAST:  Walter Grímsson  •  Kristján Franklin Magnúss  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir

A story of love, madness, and 24-hour daylight. Solange's boyfriend Baldur mysteriously takes off for Iceland. She follows, but an even deeper mystery awaits her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asa Hjorleifsdottir
CAST:  Walter Grímsson  •  Kristján Franklin Magnúss  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir

Night Moves (2014)

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The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

Almost in Love (2013)

A love triangle - shot in two single 45 minute takes set eighteen months apart: the first over a sunset, the second a sunrise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Neave
CAST:  Alex Karpovsky  •  Marjan Neshat  •  Gary Wilmes  •  Alan Cumming

A love triangle - shot in two single 45 minute takes set eighteen months apart: the first over a sunset, the second a sunrise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Neave
CAST:  Alex Karpovsky  •  Marjan Neshat  •  Gary Wilmes  •  Alan Cumming

Being Flynn (2012)

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Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Julianne Moore  •  Paul Dano  •  Olivia Thirlby

Enter Nowhere (2011)

Three strangers arrive one by one to a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere after enduring separate life-altering predicaments. Searching for a way out of the woods, frustrated, hungry and battling to stay warm they discover their mysterious connection and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Heller
CAST:  Sara Paxton  •  Scott Eastwood  •  Shaun Sipos  •  Katherine Waterston

Three strangers arrive one by one to a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere after enduring separate life-altering predicaments. Searching for a way out of the woods, frustrated, hungry and battling to stay warm they discover their mysterious connection and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Heller
CAST:  Sara Paxton  •  Scott Eastwood  •  Shaun Sipos  •  Katherine Waterston

Robot & Frank (2012)

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A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Schreier
CAST:  Frank Langella  •  Liv Tyler  •  James Marsden  •  Susan Sarandon

A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Schreier
CAST:  Frank Langella  •  Liv Tyler  •  James Marsden  •  Susan Sarandon

The Letter (2012)

A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Anania
CAST:  James Franco  •  Winona Ryder  •  Dagmara Domińczyk  •  Josh Hamilton

A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Anania
CAST:  James Franco  •  Winona Ryder  •  Dagmara Domińczyk  •  Josh Hamilton

The Factory (2011)

An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan O'Neill
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Jennifer Carpenter  •  Mae Whitman  •  Dallas Roberts

An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan O'Neill
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Jennifer Carpenter  •  Mae Whitman  •  Dallas Roberts

Taking Woodstock (2009)

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Demetri Martin  •  Henry Goodman  •  Edward Hibbert

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Demetri Martin  •  Henry Goodman  •  Edward Hibbert

Good Dick (2008)

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A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her during their brief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marianna Palka
CAST:  Marianna Palka  •  Jason Ritter  •  Eric Edelstein  •  Martin Starr

A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her during their brief ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marianna Palka
CAST:  Marianna Palka  •  Jason Ritter  •  Eric Edelstein  •  Martin Starr

Michael Clayton (2007)

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A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Gilroy
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Sydney Pollack

A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Gilroy
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Sydney Pollack

The Babysitters (2007)

Seventeen-year-old Shirley is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael, a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this moment to kiss him. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ross
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Alexandra Daddario

Seventeen-year-old Shirley is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael, a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this moment to kiss him. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ross
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Cynthia Nixon  •  Alexandra Daddario

Glass Chin (2014)

After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a deal with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Buschel
CAST:  Corey Stoll  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marin Ireland  •  Yul Vazquez

After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a deal with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Buschel
CAST:  Corey Stoll  •  Billy Crudup  •  Marin Ireland  •  Yul Vazquez

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

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In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Ezra Miller  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Alison Sudol

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Ezra Miller  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Alison Sudol

Manhattan Romance (2015)

Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin Fitzgerald) or will he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom O'Brien
CAST:  Jessie Barr  •  Louis Cancelmi  •  Margaret Daly  •  Caitlin Fitzgerald

Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin Fitzgerald) or will he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom O'Brien
CAST:  Jessie Barr  •  Louis Cancelmi  •  Margaret Daly  •  Caitlin Fitzgerald

Steve Jobs (2015)

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Kate Winslet  •  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Waterston

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Kate Winslet  •  Seth Rogen  •  Katherine Waterston

Queen of Earth (2015)

Two women retreat to a lake house to get a break from the pressures of the outside world, only to realize how disconnected from each other they have become, allowing their suspicions to bleed into reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Ross Perry
CAST:  Elisabeth Moss  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Patrick Fugit  •  Kate Lyn Sheil

Two women retreat to a lake house to get a break from the pressures of the outside world, only to realize how disconnected from each other they have become, allowing their suspicions to bleed into reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Ross Perry
CAST:  Elisabeth Moss  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Patrick Fugit  •  Kate Lyn Sheil

Sleeping with Other People (2015)

Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither can maintain a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslye Headland
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Alison Brie  •  Adam Scott  •  Natasha Lyonne

Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither can maintain a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslye Headland
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Alison Brie  •  Adam Scott  •  Natasha Lyonne
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