American actress and producer, best known for her role as Dr. Izzie Stevens in the television series “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005-2010), as well as the main roles in the movie “Knocked Up” (2007), “27 Dresses” (2008), “The Naked Truth” (2009), “Killers” (2010) and “Life as We Know It” (2010).
Heigl was conceived in West End, Washington, D.C., in Columbia Hospital for Women.She is the most youthful of four offspring of Nancy (née Engelhardt), a staff chief, and Paul Heigl, a monetary official and accountant.Her dad is of German (counting Swiss-German) and Irish plunge, and her mom is of German ancestry. Her kin are Meg, Jason (expired), and Holt.Heigl lived in Virginia and afterward Denver, before her family settled in Connecticut; there, they moved into a Victorian-style farmhouse in the town of New Canaan, where she spent the vast majority of her childhood. In 1986, her more established sibling Jason passed on of wounds endured in an auto crash, in the wake of being tossed from the over of a pickup truck while out for lunch with some of his secondary school schoolmates. His organs were given by his family after death.Her sibling’s passing driven Heigl’s guardians to change over to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Heigl was raised in that confidence (preceding that, her mom had been Lutheran and her dad Catholic.
Heigl began her career as a teenager in a model agency Wilhelmina, and then devoted herself to the profession actress. Her debut was in 1992 with a small role in the movie “That very night.” Two years later, she played her first leading role in a feature film, in the film “My father – a hero”, and from 1999 to 2001 reached more widely known for her role as Isabel Evans in the television series “Roswell.” Her breakthrough role was in the television series Izzie Stevens “Grey’s Anatomy,” which earned her the “Emmy” in the category “Best Supporting Actress in a Drama TV series” in 2007. After the success of the movie “Knocked Up” in 2007, she achieved the status of one of the most popular and highly paid actresses in Hollywood. Heigl success, however, was short-lived, and because of the bad reputation of conflicts with producers and a few flops films in 2014 she attempted to revive her career by returning to television in a serious role in the TV series “Status”.