Katherine Waterston is an American actress. Katherine made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton. She then had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank, Being Flynn and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby before her breakthrough performance as Shasta Fay Hepworth in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice. In 2015, she portrayed Chrisann Brennan in Steve Jobs.

Birth Name

Katherine Boyer Waterston







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Katherine Waterston was born on the 3rd of March 1980, in Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom.


She’s currently 40 years old.


New York City, New York, United States

Sun Sign







Katherine graduated from the Loomis Chaffee School (1998). She earned Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts at the New York University.

Family Details

  • Father – Sam Waterston (Actor)
  • Mother – Lynn Louisa Woodruff (Model)

  • Siblings – Elisabeth Waterston (Older Sister), James Waterston (Older Half Brother), Graham Waterston (Older Brother)
  • Relatives – Alice Tucker Atkinson (Paternal Grandmother), George Chychele Waterston (Paternal Grandfather), Elizabeth Bispham Page (Paternal Great Grandmother), Robert Whitman Atkinson (Paternal Great Grandfather), George Waterston (Paternal Uncle), Roberta Waterston (Paternal Aunt), Ellen Waterston (Paternal Aunt)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Katherine Waterston has dated –

In November 2018, she confirmed that she was expecting her first child. The name of the father’s child has been kept a secret.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
  • In centimeters – 180 cm
  • In meters – 1.8 m


  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Katherine is known for performance as Shasta Fay Hepworth in Paul Thomas Anderson’s  Inherent Vice. She is also known for movies like Michael Clayton, Queen of Earth and Steve Jobs.

Film Debut

In 2006, Katherine made her acting debut with a short film, Orchids for her role as Beatrice. In 2007, she made her feature film debut with the movie, Michael Clayton.

Television Debut

In 2012, Katherine made her television debut with HBO’s period crime drama series, Boardwalk Empire in which she played the character of Emma Harrow in 4 episodes.

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Work Result
2014 Satellite Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Inherent Vice Nominated
Toronto Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Village Voice Film Poll Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Indiewire Critics’ Poll Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Robert Altman Award Won
Denver Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Steve Jobs Nominated
2016 Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast Nominated
Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actress Queen of Earth Nominated
2017 Teen Choice Awards Choice Fantasy Movie Actress Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Nominated
2019 Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Actress Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Nominated

Katherine Waterston Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Katherine Waterston Net worth

Katherine Waterston has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

She has no social media profiles.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Katherine Waterston

  • Katherine wanted to be an actress since childhood.
  • Katherine was a stage performer before she began acting in movies.
  • She then had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank, Being Flynn.
  • Katherine played Anya in the Classic Stage Company revival of The Cherry Orchard.
  • In 2007, Katherine performed in the play Los Angeles by Julian Sheppard.
  • in 2008, Katherine performed in the play Kindness by Adam Rapp.
  • In 2010, she played the role of Gena in the original Off-Broadway production of Bachelorette.
  • In 2011, she performed in Dreams of Flying, Dreams of Falling by Adam Rapp at the Classic Stage Company.
  • In 2015, Katherine portrayed Chrisann Brennan in Steve Jobs.
  • In November 2015, Katherine was on the cover of Town & Country magazine for the issue.
  • In December 2016, Katherine played the lead role of a witch Porpentina Goldstein in JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.


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