Katheryn Winnick in a 2009 interview
|Born||Kateryna Anna Vinitska
December 17, 1977 
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Katheryn Winnick (born Katerena Anna Vinitska; December 17, 1977) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in Amusement (2008), Bones (2010), A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012), Vikings (2013–present), and The Art of the Steal (2013).
Winnick was born in Etobicoke, Ontario and is of Ukrainian descent. She spoke Ukrainian as her first language and did not begin speaking English until she was eight years old. She began training in martial arts at age seven, and obtained her first black belt at 13. By age 21, she had started three martial arts schools.
Winnick has appeared in many films, including Stand Up Guys, Failure to Launch, Love and Other Drugs, and Killers. She has guest starred in numerous television shows, most notably House, The Glades, Bones, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, CSI, CSI: NY, CSI: Miami, Criminal Minds, Person of Interest, and Nikita. In her role on Bones, she portrays Hannah Burley, a war correspondent who had been posted to cover the war in Afghanistan and eventually becomes a love interest for main character Seeley Booth.
Winnick starred in the comedy-drama film Cold Souls, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2009. In 2011, Winnick was cast in a guest role on The CW's spy drama Nikita. In 2013, she starred in A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III and appeared in the comedy The Art of the Steal. She also joined History Channel's Vikings, starring in the role of Lagertha, a legendary figure in Viking history.
|2002||The It Factor||Herself|
|2002||Daddy's Little Girl||Short film|
|2002||Two Weeks Notice||Tiffany|
|2003||What Alice Found||Julie|
|2004||50 First Dates||Young Woman|
|2004||Satan's Little Helper||Jenna Whooly|
|2004||Going the Distance||Trish|
|2004||Our Time is Up||Waif||Short film|
|2006||Kiss Me Again||Chalice|
|2006||Failure to Launch||Melissa|
|2007||When Nietzsche Wept||Lou Salome|
|2010||Night and Day||July||Short film|
|2010||Radio Free Albemuth||Rachel Brady|
|2010||Love & Other Drugs||'Lisa'|
|2011||Bad $#*! Crazy||Girlfriend|
|2012||Children of the Air||Samantha Thomas||Short film|
|2012||Stand Up Guys||Oxana|
|2012||A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III||Ivana|
|2013||The Art of the Steal||Lola|
|1999||PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Episode: "Sacrifices"|
|1999||Student Bodies||Holly Benson||5 episodes|
|2000||Relic Hunter||Roselyn||Episode: "Nine Lives"|
|2001||Screech Owls||Brianna Styles||Episode: "Face Off"|
|2002||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Karyn Bennett||Episode: "Seizure"|
|2003||Oz||Liesel Robson||Episode: "4giveness"|
|2003||Wild Card||Kendall||Episode: "Hell Week"|
|2003||10-8: Officers on Duty||Lucy Johnson||Episode: "Lucy in the Sky"|
|2004||CSI: Miami||Nicole Harjo||Episode: "Rap Sheet"|
|2004||1-800-Missing||Julie Snyder||Episode: "In the Midnight Hour"|
|2005||CSI: NY||Lisa Kay||Episode: "Corporate Warriors"|
|2005||Trump Unauthorized||Ivana Trump||Television film|
|2006||Criminal Minds||Maggie Lowe||Episode: "Somebody’s Watching"|
|2006||13 Graves||Amy||Television film|
|2007||House||Eve||Episode: "One Day, One Room"|
|2007||Tipping Point||Nina Patterson||Television film|
|2007||Law Dogs||Lisa Bennett||Television film|
|2008||Law & Order||Sarah Shipley||Episode: "Excalibur"|
|2008||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Carrie Conlon||Episode: "Faithfully"|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Maureen Martin||Episode: "One to Go"|
|2010||The Gates||Kat Russo||Episode: "Identity Crisis"|
|2010||Bones||Hannah Burley||7 episodes|
|2011||The Glades||Valerie Dorman||Episode: "Lost and Found"|
|2012||Transporter: The Series||Darcy Daniels||Episode: "Hot Ice"|
Nominated – WIM Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series (2014)
Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (2014)
Nominated – Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2015)
Nominated – Golden Maple Award for Best Actress in a TV Series Broadcasted in the US (2015)
|2015||Person of Interest||Frankie Wells||Episode: "Skip"|
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