Fast Facts

  • Modeled for a Tommy Jeans ad campaign in 1997.
  • Received several awards for her performance as rock groupie Penny Lane in  2000's Almost Famous, including Breakthrough Performance (Broadcast Film Critics Association), Best Supporting Actress (Las Vegas Film Critics) and Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture (Golden Satellite).
  • Turned down the role of Peter Parker's girlfriend, Mary Jane, in Spider-Man (2002).
  • Formed the production company Cosmic Entertainment with Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell and brother Oliver Hudson in 2003.
  • Got a scuba certificate while filming the 2008 movie Fool's Gold with Matthew McConaughey.

Awards

  • 2001, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2009, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Leading Lady: Winner
  • 2005, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Look: Winner
  • 2001, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2001, Critics' Choice Awards — Breakthrough Performer: Winner
  • 2000, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Boston Russell — Stepbrother
  • Emily Hudson — Half Sister
  • Kurt Russell — Stepfather
  • Ryder Russell Robinson — Son
  • Edward Rutledge Hawn — Grandfather
  • Zachary Hudson — Half Brother
  • Elijah Craig — Ex-significant Other
  • Goldie Hawn — Mother
  • Laura Hawn — Grandmother
  • Oliver Hudson — Brother
  • Bill Hudson — Father
  • Wyatt Russell — Half Brother
  • Chris Robinson — Ex-husband
  • Bingham Hawn Bellamy — Son
  • Alex Rodriguez — Ex-significant Other
  • Lalania Hudson — Half Sister
  • Matthew Bellamy — Ex-fiancé
  • Owen Wilson — Ex-significant Other

Details

  • Birth Name: Kate Garry Hudson
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Birthday: April 19, 1979, Aries
  • Profession: Actor

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