Kat Dennings

BATD ON Jun 30, 2009 AT 2:59 pm

Kat Dennings

Kat Dennings

Born Katherine Litwack, 23 year old actress Kat Dennings is surely building up her career in Hollywood. The starlet can most recently be found starring in recent DVD release of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist alongside Michael Cera. The film received a warm welcome and was nominated for 6 awards after it’s debut. The Pennsylvania native began her career in commercials, but really received her television break when she starred in an episode of Sex and the City in 2000. Dennings played a 13-year-old girl who hires Samantha, played by Kim Cattrall, to handle publicity for her bar mitzvah. Kat’s next television series was playing Bob Saget’s daughter in Raising Dad. She then starred in a number of made for TV movies, including The Scream Team for the Disney Channel, as well as making one time appearances in various TV programmes including Without a Trace, CSI, and ER.

Kat with co-star Michael Cera

Kat with co-star Michael Cera

She had a role in the Hilary Duff flick, Raise Your Voice, as well as a part in the Cannes Film Official Selection, Down in the Valley, alongside Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood. Dennings played Catherine Keener’s angst-ridden daughter in the critically acclaimed and successful comedy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which also starred hilarious Steve Carrell. She also had parts in flicks London, opposite Jessica Biel and Dane Cook, and Big Momma’s House 2, with Martin Lawrence. Denning’s most successful year has undoubtedly been 2008, with the release of three films including The House Bunny and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Kat is an actress who truly loves the profession, saying, “There’s nothing else I would rather do, unless there was a profession that involved cuddling bunny rabbits and kittens all day for money.” She was listed as one of Interview magazine’s “Future Stars of Tomorrow”.  With four more movies debuting in the next two years, stay tuned for this girl’s sure rise to stardom…we will be!

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