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Katherine LaNasa Biography

Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisana, United States
Actor, ballet dancer, choreographer, interior designer

Fast Facts

  • Enrolled at the North Carolina School of the Arts when she was 14 to study ballet
  • Began dancing professionally when she was 17 and traveled the world with different troupes, including a modern-dance company founded by Karole Armitage
  • While touring in Los Angeles in 1987, became acquainted with Dennis Hopper, whom she would later marry
  • Decided to switch careers and study acting under Sanford Meisner after she watched Sydney Pollack's documentary on the famed teacher
  • Met her second husband, French Stewart, in 1996 when she guest starred as his love interest on an episode of 3rd Rock From the Sun
  • Owned and operated her own interior-design business called Casa LaNasa