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Bowden at The Heart Truth's 2011 Red Dress Collection, February 9
September 19, 1988 |
Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States
|Other names||Katie Bowden|
Katrina Kay Bowden (born September 19, 1988) is an American actress.
Personal life 
Bowden was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey. She attended the now-defunct Saint Thomas More School in Midland Park, New Jersey, for her grammar and middle school education. She later attended Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, New Jersey.
In 2006, Katrina scored her first acting role in a two-episode arc on the ABC long-time running daytime soap opera television series One Life to Live as Britney. She has since guest starred on shows such as Law & Order: SVU, Ugly Betty and most recently on the FOX comedy series New Girl. Katrina's breakthrough role came when she was cast as a recurring character on the Emmy Award winning Comedy television series 30 Rock, which premiered on October 11, 2006 on NBC. Katrina portrays the sexy and incompetent assistant Cerie. Katrina signed on as a regular for the show's second season in 2007. The show's final episode aired in January 2013, in total consisting of 7 seasons. Katrina also appeared in "Dance, Dance" a music video from American rock band Fall Out Boy.
In 2008, Katrina made her film debut in the Summit Entertainment raunchy comedy Sex Drive, released to theaters on October 17, 2008. The following year Katrina starred in two low-budget Straight-to-DVD projects The Shortcut and Ratko: The Dictator's Son a film part of the National Lampoon Inc. film trilogy. In 2010 Katrina starred in the widely acclaimed Horror Comedy film Tucker & Dale vs Evil as Allison. The film was released in a limited release and grossed over $4,749,516 and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The film holds a 'fresh' rating of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes.
In April 2011, Bowden was voted as Esquire Magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive. She was also the face of the Jordache television campaign that made its premiere in September 2011. In April 2011, Universal Pictures announced that Bowden was cast as the role of Mia, an "L.A. party girl type", and girlfriend to Chris Klein's character, in the fourth installment of the American Pie film trilogy, American Reunion. The film was released on April 5, 2012 to mixed reviews but financial success. Also in 2012, Bowden appeared in Piranha 3DD, which was panned by critics and the horror movie Hold Your Breath which received a limited theatrical release before being released to DVD.
Bowden is set to star in Nurse 3D, which is expected to be released in 2013.
|2008||Sex Drive||Ms. Tasty||Supporting Role|
|2009||Ratko: The Dictator's Son||Holly||Direct-to-DVD|
|2010||Tucker & Dale vs Evil||Allison||Theatrical Release|
|2010||A True Story. Based on Things That Never Actually Happened...And Some That Did||Deanna||Direct-to-DVD|
|2012||Piranha 3DD||Shelby||Main Role|
|2012||American Reunion||Mia||Supporting Role|
|2012||Hold Your Breath||Jerry||Main Role|
|2013||Scary Movie 5||Natalie||Theatrical Release|
|2013||Movie 43||Girl on Blind Date|
|????||The Last Film Festival||Young Starlet||Completed|
|2005||Dance Dance||Music Video for Fall Out Boy|
|2006||Good Day||Music Video for Jewel|
|2006||One Life to Live||Britney Jennings||2 Episodes|
|2006||Law & Order: SVU||Dana Simpson||1 Episode|
|2006–2013||30 Rock||Cerie||84 Episodes|
|2008||After Hours||Music Video for We Are Scientists|
|2010||Ugly Betty||Heather||1 Episode|
|2010||Nick Swardson's Pretend Time||Hilary||1 Episode|
|2012||New Girl||Holly||1 Episode|
- Chen, Joyce (2012-01-30). "Katrina Bowden gets engaged to rocker Ben Jorgensen the night before the SAG Awards 2012". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2012-01-30.
- Bowden, Katrina (2012-05-11). "About Katrina Bowden". collider. mygossipcenter.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27.
- 2 hrs ago (2011-04-12). "Surprise celeb nabs Sexiest Woman Alive title | - Yahoo! Lifestyle UK". Uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2011-10-31.
- Kroll, Justin (2011-05-25). "Bowden completes 'American Reunion' cast". Variety (Reed Business Information). Retrieved 2011-05-26.
- Weinstein, Joshua L. (August 2, 2011). "'30 Rock' Star Katrina Bowden Joins Lionsgate's 'Nurse 3D'". The Wrap. Archived from the original on October 8, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
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