Who is Katharine Towne?
Katharine Payne Towne, born on the 17th of July 1978, is an American actress who became known for her works in “Mulholland Drive”, “What Lies Beneath” and “Easy Six.” She is also known as the ex-wife of actor Charlie Hunnam.
Katharine Towne’s Early Life
Towne was an only child, born in Hollywood, California into a very artistic family; her mother is actress Julie Payne, and her father is screenwriter Robert Towne, and she is also the granddaughter of John Payne and Anne Shirley, who are also actors. There is no information available regarding her educational background.
Katharine Towne’s Career
Towne’s career started in the late ‘90s, when she debuted in the movie “Cool Girl” in 1998, then appeared in the movie “The Bachelor” alongside Chris O’Donnell and Renee Zellweger. In 2000 she starred in “Shadow of Truth” with Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford, followed by support roles in the movies “She’s All That” and ‘The In Crowd.” Her early years as an actress helped establish her career as well as her net worth.
After playing support roles in many films, Towne finally got a spot in the lead role when she starred in the comedy film “Sol Goode” in 2001, and also starred in the television film “Close to Home” that year, playing the lead role, plus co-starring in the film “Mulholland Drive.” Other films that she appeared in during the early 2000’s included “Evolution”, the horror film “LD 50 Lethal Dose”, and the comedy “Easy Six” alongside James Belushi and Julian Sands. Her appearance in many movies also helped in increasing her wealth.
During the late 2000’s, Towne continued to appear in a variety of movies, including “Something New”, “Looking for Sunday” and “Blades of Glory.” In 2007 she entered the world of television, joining the cast of “Tell Me You Love Me”, then made a guest appearance in “CSI: NY”, both of which boosted her net worth. Today, Towne has stepped back from the limelight and does not have any current projects. Her last appearance was in 2012 when she guest-starred in the show “The Aquabats! Super Show!”, and the movie “Beauty and the Least: The Misadventures of Ben Banks.”
Katherine Towne’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Towne is 5 ft. 7 in. (1.70 m.) and weighs approximately 125 lbs. (57 kg). Her vital statistics are 36-24-34, and her hair color is blonde and her eyes green.
Katherine Towne’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Towne’s net worth is reported to be over $2 million, acquired from her years working as an actress both in films and on television.
Katherine Towne’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Towne is currently single, and there are no reports of her currently dating anyone. Before enjoying the single life, she was previously married to actor Charlie Hunnam. They met in 1999, while auditioning for the television series “Dawson’s Creek.” In just three weeks, the two decided to marry, and the couple flew to Las Vegas and tied the knot in front of Silver Bell Wedding Chapel. However, their marriage only lasted for four years, ending in divorce in 2002.
Charlie Hunnam is also an actor who gained fame through the television series’ “Queer as Folk”, “Undeclared”, and “Sons of Anarchy.” He also starred in the films “Pacific Rim”, “The Lost City of Z”, and “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.”