Kate Nauta

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Kate Nauta
Kate Lynn Nauta

(1982-04-29) April 29, 1982 (age 37)
Salem, Oregon, U.S.
OccupationActress, model, singer
Years active2005–present
Modeling information
Height5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)[1]
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlue

Kate Lynn Nauta (born April 29, 1982)[2] is an American fashion model, actress and singer. One of her major roles in feature films was Lola in Transporter 2.[3] She previously also used the name Katie professionally.


Nauta was born in Salem, Oregon,[2] and grew up in Woodburn, Oregon, where she lived until 2000. She graduated from Woodburn High School in 2000.[2] She started modeling at age 15. At 17 she was a winner of the U.S. Elite Model Look contest and went on to compete in the finals in Nice, France in 1999. She is now managed by Mode Models International.[4] She has modelled for Versace (Sport and Versus), L'Oréal, DKNY, and Abercrombie & Fitch as well as doing advertisements for, among others, Motorola.[5]

Luc Besson cast Nauta as 'Lola' in Transporter 2 and also used two of her songs on its soundtrack. She stars also in the web series Fear Clinic.[6]

Nauta also sings and writes lyrics. She has worked on her music with Lenny Kravitz.[7] Her song "Revolution" is on the soundtrack of Transporter 2. Also, she is featured in the song "Name Game (Remember)" by hip-hop/rap group Naughty by Nature.


List of acting performances in film and television
Year Title Role Notes Source
2005 Transporter 2 Lola [8]
2007 The Game Plan Tatianna [9]
2009 Fear Clinic Jackie [10]
2009 Nine Miles Down Jennie "JC" Christianson [11]
2009 The Good Guy Cynthia [12]
2010 Choose Jenna [13]
2010 The Somnambulist Nurse Mary
2011 Mercedes Benz: Drive and Seek Ivy
2013 And Then There Was You Kayla
2013 Avalanche Sharks Diana
2014 37 Dani


  1. ^ Kate Nauta at Fashion Model Directory
  2. ^ a b c Baker, Jeff (April 30, 2014). "17 actors you (maybe) didn't know were from Oregon". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  3. ^ "Movie Babes of the Day: Transporter 2". IGN. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Mode Models International". Mode Models International. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Mode Models International". Mode Models International. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Exclusive Image: Fear Clinic". Dread Central. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Featured Content on Myspace". Myspace. Archived from the original on April 13, 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  8. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/1508714/transporter-2-delivers-explosive-lesson-to-model-kate-nauta/
  9. ^ http://www.boston.com/ae/movies/articles/2007/09/28/game_plan_is_family_fun_close_to_home/
  10. ^ http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news/340147-fear-clinic-financed-fiona-dourif-joins-the-cast/
  11. ^ http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3169598/melissa-george-heads-nine-miles-down/
  12. ^ https://variety.com/2008/scene/markets-festivals/kate-nauta-1117989588/
  13. ^ http://www.popmatters.com/post/138924-ifcs-choose-is-a-very-late-bloomer/

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