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Nicky Katt

Nicky Katt was seen earlier this year in the critically praised double feature Grindhouse, appearing in both Robert Rodriguez's segment, Planet Terror, and Quentin Tarantino's segment, Death Proof. He had previously worked with Rodriguez in the 2005 crime thriller Sin City. He also recently co-starred in Oliver Stone's acclaimed 9/11 drama World Trade Center; the independent film Riding the Bullet; Secondhand Lions, with Robert Duvall and Michael Caine; and the Jack Black comedy smash The School of Rock, which marked Katt's fourth collaboration with director Richard Linklater.

Linklater had earlier cast Katt in the hit comedy Dazed and Confused, the comedy/drama SubUrbia and the acclaimed animated feature Waking Life. Katt's additional credits include the Steven Soderbergh films Full Frontal and The Limey; Christopher Nolan's Insomnia, with Al Pacino and Robin Williams; Christopher McQuarrie's directorial debut, The Way of the Gun; William Friedkin's Rules of Engagement; Boiler Room, with Giovanni Ribisi; One True Thing, with Meryl Streep and Renée Zellweger; Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin and A Time to Kill; Gregg Araki's The Doom Generation; The Babysitter; and Kathryn Bigelow's Strange Days.

In addition, Katt starred in and executive produced Adam Goldberg's directorial debut feature, Scotch and Milk, which garnered rave reviews at the 1998 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. They more recently reunited when Katt appeared in Goldberg's 2003 independent film I Love Your Work. Katt also produced and starred in the short film Mutiny, which premiered at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival and went on to win Best Short Film honors at the Chicago International Film Festival, the Seattle Film Festival and the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Television audiences know Katt for his series regular role on David E. Kelley's award-winning drama Boston Public. He has also guest starred on such series as Monk, The Guardian and Friends.

Katt has also acted on the stage. His notable theatre credits include Second Hand Memory, with the Atlantic Theater Company under the direction of Woody Allen, and Love Streams at Center Theatre in Los Angeles for director John Cassavetes.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Nicky Katt Facts

Birth Name Nicholas Lee Katt
BirthdayMay 11, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceSouth Dakota, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.