In the series, Isabel, her brother Max Jason Behr and their friend Michael Brendan Fehr are aliens passing as humans in Roswell, New Mexico, as they desperately try to hide the truth from government agencies, the people of Roswell and even their own adopted families. Katherine and Kerr Smith Dawson's Creek co-starred as brilliant and politically concerned college students who build a nuclear device to illustrate the need for a change in national priorities, but are betrayed by a fellow student when the bomb ends up in the hands of a terrorist. Though she had never planned to embark on a career in television, the role of Isabel, a teenager with a secret life, was an offer she found impossible to refuse. It was also during that year that Katherine's parents divorced and, following her graduation from high school inshe moved with her mother into a four-bedroom house in Los Angeles' Malibu Canyon area. When doctors determined he was brain-dead, the family made the difficult decision to donate his organs. During the summer ofKatherine made a major decision in the direction of her career when she signed on for representation in all areas with the William Morris Agency, one of the biggest and most prestigious agencies in the entertainment industry.
It was then that she realized that acting rather than modeling was her passion.
Katherine was first thrust into the limelight as a child model. A short time after her birth, the family moved to New Canaan, Connecticut, where Katherine was to spend the majority of her childhood; the youngest member of her family, Katherine--or "Katie" as she is nicknamed--has two elder siblings, John and Meg. In this movie, which is based upon the novel by Tom Savage, Katherine plays "Shelley", a medical student who meets a sudden demise. That episode, entitled The Twilight Zone: Tragically, her older brother Jason died in of brain injuries suffered in a car accident, after being thrown from the back of a pickup truck. Subscribe Upload Celebrity Photo. Bug Buster and Bride of Chucky represented a venture into the horror genre for Katherine.