Stana Katic

Stana Katic plays Detective Kate Beckett

Stana Katic

With the acclaimed series Castle and a cult comic-book flick The Spirit, opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes, already under her belt, Stana Katic is emerging as Hollywood's next TV and film household name.

Katic appeared with Daniel Craig in Quantum of Solace, which was nominated for a 2009 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Action Movie, She also appeared in Feast of Love, opposite Morgan Freeman and Greg Kinnear, and in Stiletto, with Tom Sizemore.

Katic has been on some of television's most critically acclaimed shows: She recently portrayed torch singer Simone Renoir in The Librarian: the Curse of the Judas Chalice, in which her own vocals were used for the sultry theme song. She was also seen in the television miniseries Would Be Kings, opposite Robert Forester and Natasha Henstridge. In addition she has recurred on Heroes, 24, ER and The Shield. Katic currently resides in Los Angeles.