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Katie Holmes (born 18.12.1978)

Katie Holmes is an American actress who first rose to fame in Dawson's Creek and is also known for her marriage to the actor Tom Cruise.

Katie Holmes: Childhood

Katie Holmes was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Her parents were Kathleen Stothers and Martin Holmes (a divorce attorney). She is the youngest of five siblings.

Katie was raised as a Roman Catholic and attended the all-girl Notre Dame Academy. She appeared in school musicals at the nearby all-male school, playing a waiter in Hello, Dolly! and Lola in Damn Yankees.

Katie Holmes: Acting Career

Aged 14, Holmes started attending modeling classes in Toledo. She performed a monologue from To Kill A Mockingbird at an international talent competition and the tape was sent to the casting director for Ang Lee's The Ice Storm. She was cast in the film as Libbets Casey.

In 1997, Holmes reportedly turned down the lead role in Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

When the auditions for Dawson's Creek clashed with her school performance of Hello Dolly!, Katie was permitted to audition for the role of Joey Potter via videotape, with her mother reading Dawson's lines.

Katie filmed Dawson's Creek in her spring break each year whilst she was at school. She later moved to Wilmington, where the show was filmed, once The WB had picked it up. The series was widely marketed and Holmes became hugely popular, with many casting agents looking to cast 'a Katie Holmes' type. She soon appeared on the cover of magazines such as Seventeen and Rolling Stone. In 1998, she was given the role of grand marshal at Toledo's Thanksgiving Day parade.

Katie Holmes' first lead role in a film came in Disturbing Behaviour, released in 1998. Although Holmes described the film as "horrible", she won a MTV Movie Award for her performance. The next year, she appeared in Doug Liman's hit, Go. The same year, Teaching Mrs. Tingle was released, in which she played a student whose teacher (played by Helen Mirren) tries to prevent her from gaining a scholarship. In 2000, Holmes had a small role in Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys and Sam Raimi's The Gift, which also featured Cate Blanchett and Keanu Reeves. The Gift is notable for featuring Holmes in her first nude scene.

Other film appearances include Abandon (2002), Phone Booth (2002) and The Singing Detective (2003), when she played Robert Downey Jr.'s nurse. In 2004, Katie played the president's daughter in First Daughter . The film received terrible reviews and suffered from very poor ticket sales at the cinema. The most successful film of Holmes' career was Batman Begins, released in 2005. In the film, she plays Rachel Dawes, a Gotham City attorney. She also appeared in Thank You For Smoking, alongside Aaron Eckhart.

Katie Holmes: Personal Life

During the first and second season of Dawson's Creek, Katie Holmes dated co-star Joshua Jackson but the relationship ended on friendly terms. In 2000, she met the actor Chris Klein. In 2003, the pair were engaged but two years later, the relationship had ended.

Not long after the split with Klein, Holmes began dating Tom Cruise. In April 2005, they made their first public appearance in Italy at the David di Donatello Awards. In May 2005, Cruise appeared in the Oprah Winfrey show, jumping up and down on the sofa and declaring his love for Katie. Less than a month later, Cruise proposed at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Katie Holmes gave birth to her first child, a girl named Suri, on 18.4.2006, exactly one year after her and Cruise had met. Photographer Annie Liebowitz took the first public photographs of Suri, for Vanity Fair. Tom Cruise stated that Suri would not be baptized as a Catholic, as he and Katie were Scientologists.

On 18.11.2006, the pair was married at Odescalchi castle in Italy. The Scientology ceremony was attended by a number of Hollywood stars.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

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Katie Holmes , Stefania Owen - Katie Holmes wearing a zipped front denim dress shopping at Walmart in Queens for a scene in her upcoming drama 'All We Had' which she also makes her feature directorial debut. at Queens - NY, United States - Tuesday 11th August 2015

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Tom Cruise's Reported Love Interest Emily Thomas Already Has A Boyfriend


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Much has been made of Tom Cruise’s close relationship with his new personal assistant Emily Thomas, 31 years his junior, but recent rumours that he’s considering asking her to marry him may now be scotched with the revelation that she already has a boyfriend.

53 year old Cruise is reportedly “smitten” with 22 year old Brit Thomas, whom he hired as his PA before filming his new blockbuster Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, and the pair have been seen to be very close on the set of the movie.

However, a source has told The Sun that Emily won’t be interested in any possible advances as she’s already in a relationship with Alex Roberts, who she’s been dating for five months.

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Is Tom Cruise Heading Down The Aisle For A Fourth Time?


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When Hollywood actor Tom Cruise married Katie Holmes many saw an emerging pattern of the Mission Impossible superstar getting hitched with younger and younger women every time he walked down the aisle. And, as the rumours of marriage number 4 continue to swirl, that trend does not look like it’s going to change anytime soon as his relationship with his 22-year-old British assistant begins to hot up.

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Emily Thomas has been working as the star’s assistant since last year and, with a 31 year age gap between the two, this could be Cruise’s youngest bride yet.

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Dawson's Flashback: Would You Be On Board With this Alternate Ending?


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It’s been a 90s-themed week. After we heard some news from Full House reboot Fuller House, the creators of that other not-at-all-guilty pleasure Dawson’s Creek have come out with a startling revelation – whether you were team Dawson or team Pacey, this might just change your outlook on the whole show.

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Is it time to get the gang back together for a reunion, maybe?

As it turns out, Joey Potter wasn't originally supposed to end up with Pacey Witter. That's right, the girl next door was close to ending the series in the arms of her BFF -- Dawson Leery.

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2015 CFDA Fashion Awards

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2015 CFDA Fashion Awards - Arrivals

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2015 CFDA Fashion Awards - Outside Arrivals

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Video - Katie Holmes Is Joined By The Real 'Eternal Princess' At 2015 Tribeca Screening


The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in New York brought Katie Holmes to the screening of her directorial debut 'Eternal Princess'; a short documentary about Romanian Olympian Nadia Comaneci who became the first female gymnast to be awarded a full score out of ten in 1976.

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Woman in Gold Review


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This fascinating true story is strong enough to hold up against the formulaic Hollywood treatment, boosted by another riveting performance from Helen Mirren. She adds some badly needed prickly humour to the film, which continually resorts to unsophisticated sentimentality as it traces a remarkable series of real events. And it helps that the story has some intriguing things to say about both art and history.

It opens in 1998 Los Angeles, where Maria Altmann (Mirren) has discovered some documents in her late sister's belongings that refer to a beloved portrait of their Aunt Adele (Antje Traue in flashbacks). The problem is that the painting is Gustav Klimt's Woman in Gold, which is regarded as the "Mona Lisa of Austria" and held in pride of place in the national gallery. Since Austria has begun restoring art stolen from its citizens by the Nazis, Maria hires novice family-friend lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), who quickly realises the futility of the case. But they travel to Vienna to begin the process, getting some help navigating the system from local journalist Hubertus (Daniel Bruhl). Sure enough, the Austrian government fights Maria at every step of the way.

The compelling argument in this film is that if Austria acknowledges that this national treasure was stolen, it implicates the government and the population in complicity with the Nazis. And that's something no one is willing to do. There's also of course the issue of greed, since Woman in Gold is worth $100 million. But Maria's simple question is why the painting's value or status matter when its true ownership is so clear. Director Simon Curtis and writer Alexi Kaye Campbell wisely dash through the series of hearings, court cases and appeals, while emphasising this undeniable fact of the case. Although this also simplifies most scenes into little more than "Nazis bad, Jews good". While the flashbacks to Maria's past are moving and informative, Randy's sideplots feel irrelevant and undercooked, featuring his pregnant wife (Katie Holmes) and sardonic boss (Charles Dance).

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Dame Helen Mirren Wants To Star In A 'Fast & Furious' Film - And Yes, You Did Read That Correctly!


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Helen Mirren is not a woman to turn down difficult roles. She has, after all, played three different Queens of the United Kingdom and, in a voice part, the Queen of Egypt. Yet there is nothing 69-year-old Mirren would like more than to star in a Fast and Furious film and do her own driving stunts.

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Helen Mirren would love to be in a Fast and Furious movie.

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Jamie Foxx Denies Rumours Of Secret Romance With Katie Holmes


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Jamie Foxx has attempted to quash rumours that he’s enjoying a secret romance with actress Katie Holmes, by telling paparazzi the pair are “just friends”. Foxx's comments come days after it was claimed the pair may have been keeping a romance under wraps for nearly two years after hitting it off in summer 2013.

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Foxx found himself ambushed by photogs when he was walking back to his car after visiting a bank in Westlake Village, just outside of Los Angeles. When asked about the recent rumours regarding him and Katie the 47 year old said, "Oh come on, you guys have been trying to get that to stick for three years.”

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Has Katie Holmes Been Secretly Dating Jamie Foxx For Two Years?


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It’s been nearly three years since Katie Holmes’ marriage to Tom Cruise ended and following her high profile divorce the former ‘Dawson’s Creek’ star has kept understandably quiet about her love life. But according to a story in this week’s US Weekly, things have been anything but quiet for Holmes on the romance front, as she’s reportedly been seeing actor Jamie Foxx for nearly two years.

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Inside the magazine a picture taken of the pair together back in February shows the undercover couple looking cosy as they hold hands and maybe even indulge in a little game of footsie. Foxx and Holmes were first rumoured to be spending time together back in October 2013, after it was reported the actor had ‘wooed’ Katie during a benefit in the Hamptons that summer.

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Woman In Gold - Trailer And Clips


When the Nazis took over Vienna prior to the Second World War, they stole countless, priceless artefacts. One of these artefacts was the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, and an Austrian Holocaust survivor has the perfect claim to it. Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) hires Randol Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), a lawyer of Austrian decent, to help her become once again acquainted with the famous painting of her aunt. The problem is, that the painting is held in a Vienna art gallery, and the Austrian government are adamant in keeping the national treasure. Altmann, on the other hand, is desperate to get back what is rightfully hers. 

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Katie Holmes Lands Major Role in Showtime's 'Ray Donovan'


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Katie Holmes has landed what is being described as a "major guest role" in Showtime's drama Ray Donovan. The Toledo-born actress will play a shrewd and chic businesswoman named Paige who enlists the services of Ray (Liev Schreiber).

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Paige is also the daughter of Ian McShane's billionaire producer character Andrew, according to Variety, who first reported the news. McShane was cast in a recurring role in the series earlier this month.

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