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Also Known As: Nick Katt Died:
Born: May 11, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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A darkly handsome actor who has made an impact with memorably menacing work in gritty independents, Nicky Katt had a minor acting career as a child, took some time off and returned to the business as an adult, finding success with character parts on film and television. His early TV credits included guest shots on the NBC series "CHiPs" (1981), "Quincy, M.E." and "Father Murphy" and he was featured in the timely ABC special "Goldie and the Kids ... Listen to Us", starring Goldie Hawn. Katt went on to land regular roles in several short-lived TV series: playing Dean Jones' stepson in "Herbie, the Love Bug" (CBS, 1982), providing a character voice on the cloying, animated "Get Along Gang" (CBS, 1984), and portraying Marc Singer's son in "V: The Series" (NBC, 1984-85). Also in 1984, the young actor hit big screens nationwide with a small role in the popular film "Gremlins". After a five-year break, he returned to features with a similarly minor role in the creepy comedy "The 'Burbs" (1989) followed three years later with a cameo role as a waiter in "Sister Act".

A darkly handsome actor who has made an impact with memorably menacing work in gritty independents, Nicky Katt had a minor acting career as a child, took some time off and returned to the business as an adult, finding success with character parts on film and television. His early TV credits included guest shots on the NBC series "CHiPs" (1981), "Quincy, M.E." and "Father Murphy" and he was featured in the timely ABC special "Goldie and the Kids ... Listen to Us", starring Goldie Hawn. Katt went on to land regular roles in several short-lived TV series: playing Dean Jones' stepson in "Herbie, the Love Bug" (CBS, 1982), providing a character voice on the cloying, animated "Get Along Gang" (CBS, 1984), and portraying Marc Singer's son in "V: The Series" (NBC, 1984-85). Also in 1984, the young actor hit big screens nationwide with a small role in the popular film "Gremlins". After a five-year break, he returned to features with a similarly minor role in the creepy comedy "The 'Burbs" (1989) followed three years later with a cameo role as a waiter in "Sister Act".

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 Snow Angels (2007)
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 Brave One, The (2007)
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 Grindhouse (2007)
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 Sin City (2005) Cast
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 Secondhand Lions (2003) Stan
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 School Of Rock (2003)
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 INSOMNIA (2002) Fred Duggar
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Originated the role of Albie in Los Angeles stage production of "Love Streams"
1981:
First TV credit, playing Pat McGuire in "Diamond in the Rough" episode of NBC's "CHiPs"
1982:
Acted in ABC variety special, "Goldie and the Kids... Listen to Us"
1982:
Portrayed Dean Jones' stepson on the short-lived CBS sitcom "Herbie, the Love Bug"
1984:
First feature credit as a schoolchild in "Gremlins", billed as Nick Katt
1984:
Appeared as Marc Singer's son in the NBC's "V: The Series"
1989:
Returned to films after five-year break in "The 'Burbs"
1992:
Was a waiter in "Sister Act"; first association with producer Scott Rudin
1993:
First collaboration with director Richard Linklater, "Dazed and Confused"; also first film with Ben Affleck
1995:
Had small role in Gregg Araki's "The Doom Generation"; also acted in Guy Ferland's "The Babysitter", executive produced by Joel Schumacher
1995:
Appeared in the crime actioner "American Yazuka", Peter Horton's AIDS-themed drama "The Cure" and Kathryn Bigelow's futuristic thriller "Strange Days"
1996:
Had a pivotal role as one of the rapists in Schumacher's "A Time to Kill"
1996:
Appeared on episode of NBC's "Friends" as a cafe "bully"
1997:
Played featured role in Linklater's "subUrbia", scripted by Eric Bogosian
1997:
Portrayed Spike in Schumacher's "Batman & Robin" and appeared in Scott Silver's street hustler parable "johns"
1998:
Had small role as Renee Zellweger's self-absorbed boyfriend in "One True Thing"
1998:
Reteamed with Ferland for "Delivered"
1998:
Joined Liev Schreiber as Affleck's deputy sheriffs in "Phantoms", scripted by Dean Koontz from his novel
1998:
Starred as sad sack would-be writer caught between his empty ideal of love with one woman and the real, warm thing with another in "Say You'll Be Mine"
1998:
Signed exclusive talent holding deal with 20th Century-Fox Television
1998:
Featured in "Scotch and Milk", a film by Adam Goldberg, whose character took the brunt of his abuse in "Dazed and Confused"
1999:
Played a hired killer in Steven Soderbergh's "The Limey"
2000:
Featured as a young stock broker in the thriller "Boiler Room"; third film with Affleck
2000:
Portrayed Hayes Hodges III, Tommy Lee Jones' son, in William Friedkin's "Rules of Engagement", second film for producer Rudin
2000:
Co-starred in the David E Kelley Fox fall drama series "Boston Public"
2004:
Cast in "Riding the Bullet" based on the novel by Stephen King
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Notes

"I'm trying, in the most humble way I can, to be a chameleon." --Nicky Katt quoted in Interview, October 1998.

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