Katee Sackhoff

(Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff)

Katee Sackhoff
Katee Sackhoff
  • Born: April 8, 1980
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress

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Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff is an American actress known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009). She was nominated for four Saturn Awards for her work on Battlestar Galactica and won the award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2005.

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I am tired of women playing action heroes like men, because they are not men. But sometimes they are written like men. Women
I famously had a huge television producer say to me one time, 'Can you please stop doing that to your face? It's very distracting and unattractive.' And I was like, 'You mean move it? Okay, sorry, I guess we're not going to work together.' Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I get recognized so much. It happens mostly when I'm in Starbucks.
I grew up in Oregon so I grew up around reservations, so I've always kind of had this knowledge. Not a tremendous amount of knowledge, but an outsider's knowledge of what reservation life was like. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Life
I grew up watching science fiction and action movies. I love it. I absolutely love it! Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I hate horror movies, with a passion. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I have to remind myself constantly to not be antisocial, because I stay to myself a lot. I'm a lot more introspective than my characters.
I love playing these characters that are crazy tough, though. Because I am not in real life. Not at all. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I think every character I play has a physicality to them, so I have to stay in some sort of shape. I'll never be a size two. And I don't want to be a size two.
I think God's wrath and purgatory are the only things keeping me on the straight and narrow. I like the idea of purgatory. It's like a cosmic do-over. Religion & God
I was addicted to the original 'Star Trek' when I was growing up, because of my dad. We grew up in St. Helens, Oregon and we weren't allowed to watch a lot of TV. Families, Children & Parenting
I'd never put all my chips anywhere, because I don't want to close any doors, but I was raised in a very blue-collar family. I was raised by parents who said, 'If you don't go to work every day, you're not contributing', so that's my mentality. I have to work every day; I have to bring home a paycheck. Families, Children & Parenting ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm a bit insane when it comes to doing my own stunts and getting down and dirty. It's fun, you know? It's things I wouldn't normally do in my real life, so when I go to work and get to beat people up and shoot guns and get waterboarded, those are things I find completely interesting. Life ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm more of a thriller-horror fan - things that could really happen. I don't like scary movies, the 'Saw' movies scare the crap out of me - I think I've seen two of them and I wanted to go crawl in a hole. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
It's interesting, the things you learn when you're 21. I learned never to get tattoos in the middle of shooting a movie. Because if you're not Angelina Jolie or Megan Fox, they will fire you.
My dad always said that hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard enough. Families, Children & Parenting ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
My mom always said, 'Marry someone smarter than yourself, Katee, because No. 1, you're not that smart. And No. 2, then you'll have smart babies.'
People don't realize that I started in musical theater. That's where my roots are.
Science fiction fans are awesome - they love you so much that they'll watch anything you do, even if it's complete crap. I never dreamed that I would go to conventions and sit down and have coffee with a Klingon. It's so weird, but it's my life. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Some of the craziest people I've met, in my life, are some of the most brilliant people I've met. Life
You know, I like to think that I'm a really strong, tough person, but I'm not. I'm a very, very needy person. I'm very insecure. I'm very impressionable.