Stana Katic (born April 26, 1978) is a Canadian film and television actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Detective Kate Beckett on ABC‘s Castle.
Katic played the character of Hana Gitelman in Heroes, Collette Stenger in 24 ‘s season 5, and Jenny in the Morgan Freeman-starring film Feast of Love. She also played Morgenstern in Frank Miller‘s film The Spirit, Corrine Veneau in the Bond movie Quantum of Solace (though she was originally up for the role of Strawberry Fields in the film), and Simone Renoir in the third installment of The Librarian franchise, The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice.
In the summer of 2010 Katic filmed For Lovers Only with the Polish brothers in France and The Double with Richard Gere.
She served as a jury member at the May 29–June 5, 2011, Film Festival Zlín, where For Lovers Only made its world premiere. She is currently working on another film, Big Sur, in which she plays Lenore Kandel. In conjunction with the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International, there was an official announcement in Entertainment Weekly that she would become the voice for Talia al Ghul in Batman: Arkham City.
On January 28, 2012, she was a presenter at the 64th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony.] She was the recipient of the PRISM Award for Performance in a Drama Episode at the 16th Annual PRISM Awards for her portrayal of suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the fourth season episode “Killshot” (4×09).