Born: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Kate Noelle Katie Holmes (born December 18, 1978) is an American actress and director. Born in Toledo, Ohio, teen modelling led to a supporting role in Ang Lees The Ice Storm, before she found international fame as Joey Potter on the teen drama Dawsons Creek from 1998 to 2003. She transitioned to film in her hiatuses between seasons, appearing in movies including Doug Limans Go, Curtis Hansons Wonder Boys, and Joel Schumachers Phone Booth.During promotion for her role in Christopher Nolans Batman Begins, Holmes began a highly publicized relationship with actor Tom Cruise. The couple were engaged within two months of meeting, with Holmes converting from Roman Catholicism to the Church of Scientology, and Cruise flamboyantly professing his love for her during a controversial episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Months later, the couple produced a daughter, Suri, before marrying in November 2006.Holmes went on to make her Broadway debut in a revival of Arthur Millers All My Sons, portray Jacqueline Kennedy in the Reelz mini-series The Kennedys, and launched a short-lived fashion line. Holmes filed for divorce from Cruise in July 2012, gaining custody of her daughter and moving to New York, where she returned to the Roman Catholic Church. While tabloids have long speculated on the circumstances of the couples divorce, Holmes has declined to speak publicly on the matter.Following her divorce, Holmes returned to film with roles in The Giver, Woman in Gold and Steven Soderberghs Logan Lucky, and recurred on the Showtime series Ray Donovan. In 2016, she made her feature directorial debut with the mother-daughter drama All We Had.
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