Katharine Isabelle

Actress

Personal Info

  • Birth Name: Katharine Isobel Murray
  • Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Biography

Isabelle was born on November 2, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her father, Graeme Murray, is an art director and production designer who has won two Emmy Awards for his special effects work on the television series The X-Files (1993). Her mother, Gail Murray, is an amateur Vancouver writer and producer. Isabelle is the sister of journalist and former child actor, Joshua Murray. In 1989, Isabelle broke into acting with parts in the films Cousins (1989), Cold Front (1989), and MacGyver: The Madonna (1989) episode of MacGyver (1985). In 1992, she played the role of Erica Sanderson in Knight Moves (1992). American audiences took notice of her performance as Lindsay Clark in the teen thriller, Comportements troublants (1998). In 2000, Isabelle had the lead role in Ginger Snaps (2000). She also portrayed Tia in Bones (2001), Paige Fleming in Turning Paige (2001), and Tanya Francke in Insomnia (2002), opposite Al Pacino. Throughout the 2000s, Isabelle appeared in several horror and slasher films, including Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Ginger Snaps – Résurrection (2004), Spooky House (2002), Ginger snaps – Aux origines du mal (2004). Isabelle also appeared in several independent films, including Falling Angels (2003), On the Corner (2003), La mise finale (2004), Everything’s Gone Green (2006), the short film Favourite People List (2009), and Frankie & Alice (2010). In 2012, Isabelle starred in the popular horror film [lin=tt1959332], which earned her special mention at the Austin Fantastic Fest, Festival Trophy Award for Best Actress, Special Award for Best Actress, Fright Meter Award for Best Actress, and Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Leading Actress. She has appeared in 13 Eerie (2013) Torment (2013), and Lawrence & Holloman (2013) which earned her a Leo Award nomination for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture. In 2014, she starred in See No Evil 2 (2014). Isabelle has appeared in numerous television series throughout her career, including The X-Files (1993), Da Vinci’s Inquest (1998), Smallville (2001), and Supernatural (2005). In 2008, Isabelle received the Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for her role in the critically acclaimed The Englishman’s Boy (2008). She portrayed Margot Verger in the second and third seasons of the NBC TV series Hannibal (2013). In 2015, Isabelle starred in the thriller film 88 (2015) and the horror film The Girl in the Photographs (2015). That year she starred in the indie film How to How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town (2015) alongside Jewel Staite, Lauren Lee Smith, and Ennis Esmer.

Filmography

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