Kate Bosworth is an American actress. She burst onto the Hollywood scene in the late 1990s. By the age of 14, Kate was already an accomplished equestrian. After learning of a casting call for a movie about horses, Kate decided to dabble in the acting world. With only a family Christmas card photo to use as a headshot, Kate travelled to New York to attend the open audition. Her equestrian experience stood out, and she landed her first role in Robert Redford’s, “The Horse Whisperer.”
Despite her first success, Kate decided to take a temporary break from acting. Being so young at the time, Kate feared launching an acting career at that time would have robbed her of her childhood. She decided to take time off before diving back into the acting world. Her brief hiatus didn’t last long, however. Kate soon landed several more film roles. Including the part of the football co-captain’s girlfriend in “Remember the Titans” which also starred Hollywood heavy hitter, Denzel Washington. Kate also starred in the short-lived WB series, “Young Americans.”
Despite several significant appearances, it wasn’t until her starring role in, “Blue Crush” that Kate was launched into stardom. Surprisingly, Kate had never set foot on a surfboard before filming. In preparation for her role, Kate put on 20 pounds of muscle and learned to surf. Her hard work and dedication paid off. “Blue Crush” was a box office hit and quickly made Kate Bosworth a household name. Kate’s performance scored her two MTV Movie Award nominations for Breakthrough Female and Best On-Screen Team.
Kate’s acting talents aren’t the only thing that captivate her fans. Her unique beauty has drawn much attention. In particular, Kate has a rare condition called heterochromia iridum, which causes a variation in eye color. As a result, Kate’s left eye is blue and her right eye is hazel. Despite her striking features, Kate generally portrays a natural, laidback approach to beauty. Many fans can probably find at least 10 Kate Bosworth hairstyles that compliment her carefree style. Kate often credits fellow actress, Michelle Pfeiffer as her style muse.Beauty and acting talent aren’t the only thing Kate boasts. She was praised for her academic excellence throughout high school. Her top grades would eventually grant her acceptance into Princeton University. Despite her academic aspirations, Kate made the decision to defer her acceptable to pursue her budding acting career.Like many in the Hollywood spotlight, Kate’s love life has been the focus of many gossip magazines.
Her high profile relationship with “Lord of the Rings” actor, Orlando Bloom, attracted a lot of press attention. The pair began dating in 2003, but called it off after three years. She also dated “True Blood” star, Alexander Skarsgard. In 2011, Kate met American director, Michael Polish on the set of “Big Sur.” The two announced their engagement in August 2012 and married one year later in Montana.
Although Kate is yet to win any major awards, she has received many nominations and praise for her performances. Kate’s role in 2006’s “Superman Returns” left critics at a crossroads. She received three nominations for her performance as Lois Lane, which included a Saturn Award for Best Actress and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry. Unfortunately, this performance also received a nod for the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress.