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29 Things About Katie Holmes Every Dawson’s Creek Fan Has To Know

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All the Dawson’s Creek fans out there will surely remember the teenage angst, romance and drama between Dawson, Pacey, Jen, and Joey in the unforgettable show running between 1998 and 2003. One of the faces that was a mainstay throughout the entire run was that of Katie Holmes, whose subsequent marriage and divorce to Tom Cruise were highly publicized affairs.

For those who prefer Katie from Dawson’s Creek to the ones from tabloids and rumor stubs, here are twenty-nine facts about Toledo, Ohio-born actress you simply have to know.

1. Katie first entered a modeling competition when she was 16

Shortly after, she won an international talent competition with an excerpt from To Kill a Mockingbird.

When Katie was 16 years old, she entered a modeling competition.

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2. She is good friends with Victoria Beckham

The two are often seen shopping and attending fashion-related events together.

Did you know that Katie is close pals with Victoria Beckham?

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3. Katie was the only actor to appear in all 128 episodes of Dawson’s Creek

She was paid $175,000 per episode.

Katie was the only actor to appear in all 128 episodes of Dawson's Creek.

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4. Katie auditioned for the role of Ellie Christianson in 1998’s Wicked

Eventually, the part was given to Julia Stiles instead.

Katie auditioned for the role of Ellie Christianson in 1998's Wicked.

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5. Katie auditioned for Dawson’s Creek via videotape with her mother reading Dawson’s lines

“I was doing my school play, Damn Yankees,” she explained. “There is no way I’m not playing Lola to go audition for some network. I couldn’t let my school down. We had already sold a lot of tickets. So I told Kevin and The WB, ‘I’m sorry. I just can’t meet with you this week. I’ve got other commitments.'”

Katie auditioned for Dawson's Creek via videotape with her mother reading Dawson's lines!

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6. While filming Dawson’s Creek, she lived in Wilmington, North Carolina for 10 months a year

She ended up buying her own townhouse to stay at while shooting.

 While filming Dawson's Creek, Katie had to live in Wilmington, North Carolina for 10 months a year.

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7. She was romantically involved with Dawson’s Creek co-star Joshua Jackson

The two remained friends after the show ended.

While Dawson's Creek was rolling, Katie was romantically involved with co-star Joshua Jackson.

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8. In the early 2000s, Katie began dating American Pie actor Chris Klein

The couple got engaged in 2003 but called it quits in 2005. Chris later said, “From my side, there was a lot of denial and fear about the future. It ended as amicably as these things can end.”

 In the early 2000s, Katie began dating American Pie actor Chris Klein.

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9. In 2005, Katie started dating Tom Cruise

Tom proposed to her in the Eiffel Tower’s second-floor restaurant just two months after their first meeting.

In 2005, Katie started dating actor Tom Cruise.

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10. On April 18, 2006, the couple welcomed their daughter, Suri

The name means “red rose” in Persian, but it has another meaning: a Hebrew derivative of “Sarah,” which means “princess”.

On April 18, 2006, the couple welcomed their daughter, Suri.

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11. On the 29th of June 2012, Katie filed for divorce after five years of marriage

A settlement was reached 11 days later and Katie was awarded primary custody of Suri.

On June 29, 2012 after five years of marriage, Katie filed for divorce from Tom Cruise.

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12. Katie received a divorce settlement of $9.8 million, including child support

 Katie received a cool $9.8 million, including child support in her divorce settlement.

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13. For a while, Katie harbored ambitions about a medical career

She scored 1310 out of 1600 on the SAT and was accepted to the prestigious Columbia University.

Katie's father originally wanted her to become a doctor.

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14. She runs three to four miles a few times a week to clear her head

Katie runs three to four miles a few times a week to clear her head.

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15. Her first nude scene was in the 2000 movie The Gift

Katie's first nude scene was for 2000's The Gift.

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16. Katie auditioned for the role of Buffy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The part went to Sarah Michelle Gellar as producers thought that Katie was too young for the role.

Katie auditioned for the role of Buffy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer but lost the part to Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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17. She is very close with her family and says she feels a “telepathic” connection to her sisters

“If I’m thinking about my sister, she will end up calling me, it’s weird. Telepathic,” the actress once said.

Katie is very close with her family and even feels a "telepathic" connection to her sisters.

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18. Although acting is her first love, she enjoys other hobbies

“It’s important to try to be creative,” she said. “I paint, and my mom is going to teach me how to make clothes. I think people should have passions.”

Although acting is Katie's first love, she enjoys other hobbies too.

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19. The role as Rachel Wagner in 1998’s Disturbing Behavior gained her a lot of critical acclaim

She won an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for her role in the film.

Katie's role as Rachel Wagner in 1998's Disturbing Behavior gained her tons of recognition in the movie world.

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20. Katie auditioned for the role of Carla Albanese in 2009’s Nine

Penélope Cruz landed the role instead.

Katie auditioned for the role of Carla Albanese in 2009's Nine.

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21. She says she had dreamed about marrying Tom Cruise long before she knew him

“I think every little girl dreams about her wedding. I used to think I was going to marry Tom Cruise,” she told Seventeen magazine in 2004.

It turns out that Katie dreamed about marrying Tom Cruise long before she knew him.

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22. Katie and Tom’s lavish Italian wedding was attended by a host of celebrities

Jim Carrey, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Kristie Alley, and John Travolta were just some of the famous faces in attendance.

Katie and Tom's lavish Italian wedding included some famous faces.

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23. Holmes says she doesn’t want her widely-publicized divorce to define her

“I don’t want that moment in my life to define me, to be who I am. I don’t want that to be what I’m known as. I was an actor before, an actor during and an actor now,” the actress explained.

Although Katie's marriage and divorce garnered a lot of attention, she doesn't want that time to define her.

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24. She has a pretty positive outlook on life

“We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams really do come true,” she said.

The actress has a pretty positive outlook on life.

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25. The creator and executive producer of Dawson’s Creek, Kevin Williamson, has heaped praise on Katie

He said that she has a “unique combination of talent, beauty and skill that makes Hollywood come calling. But that’s just the beginning. To meet her is to instantly fall under her spell.”

The creator and executive producer of Dawson's Creek, Kevin Williamson, has only good things to say about Katie.

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26. When Dawson’s Creek finished filming, she found it difficult to adjust to the change

“It was very difficult for me to leave Wilmington, to have my little glass bubble burst and move on,” she said. “I hate change. On the other hand it was refreshing to play someone else.”

When Dawson's Creek finished filming, Katie had a hard time adjusting to the change.

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27. She enjoys a grande soy sugar-free vanilla latte in the morning

Katie loves herself a grande soy sugar-free vanilla latte in the morning.

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28. In July 2009, Katie was part of a team that launched a dance scholarship fund

Along with Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman, and Carrie Ann Inaba, the actress helped to establish the Dizzy Feet Foundation.

In July 2009, Katie was part of a team that launched a dance scholarship fund.

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29. Growing up, Katie’s family was very tight-knit

Her father worked as a divorce attorney. “I always joke that my happy childhood was the result of other people’s unhappiness,” she once quipped in an interview with Allure magazine.

Growing up, Katie's family was super tight-knit.

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