Katee Sackhoff's Biography
Katee (Kathryn Ann Sackhoff) Sackhoff was born on April 8, 1980 in Portland, Oregon. She is best known for her long standing role as Captain Kara Thrace known as "Starbuck" on Battlestar Galactica. She is a favorite of SciFi fans around the world for her spectacular acting in the role of the edgy Starbuck. In 2004 she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series. In May of 2006 she won the Saturn Award for the same role.
She had said in interviews she used to watch Star Trek with her father when she was growing up and that was part of her inspiration for wanting to be an actress.
At the same time she was playing Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica she was also playing Sarah Corvus on the 2007 remake of The Bionic Woman. Katee appeared for only 5 episodes before the 2007 Writer's Strike sidelined the show. It has not been determined if it will return for the Fall 2008 season or not.
Katee has been vocal about her wish to wear her hair long for her roles but has been quoted as saying she fights with producers over her hair length and style.
Before Battlestar Galactica she played Nell Bickford on TV's The Education of Max Bickford.