Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff is an American actress known mainly for playing Captain Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica.
Born: April 8, 1980 (age 33), Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 1.68 m
Siblings: Erick Sackhoff
Upcoming movie: Riddick
Parents: Dennis Sackhoff, Mary Sackhoff
Sackhoff was born in Portland, Oregon, and grew up in St. Helens, Oregon. Her mother Mary was an ESL program coordinator and her father Dennis is a land developer. Her brother Erick is co-owner of a vehicle modification shop near Portland. She graduated from Sunset High School in Beaverton in 1998. She began swimming at an early age and by high school was planning to pursue a career in the sport until her right knee was injured. This led her to begin practicing yoga - which she continues today - and to pursue an interest in acting
As of December 3, 2012, Sackhoff is engaged to her boyfriend of seven years, film producer Scott Niemeyer.