Katherine LaNasa is an established Hollywood actress, former ballet dancer, and a choreographer.
She has starred in movies, appeared in numerous TV shows, and short-lived dramas.
LaNasa’s endeavor has made her an influential personality in the entertainment industry.
Birthday: December 1, 1966
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Birth name: Katherine LaNasa
Parents: Dr. James J. LaNasa Jr. and Anne (née Hardin)
Marital Status: married
Spouse (Husband): Grant Show, Dennis Hopper (divorced), French Stewart (divorced)
Occupation: Actress, Dancer, Choreographer
Years active: 1989–present
Height: 5 feet 4.5 inches (164 cm)
Weight: 56 kg
Net worth: $5 million (estimated)
Education: North Carolina School of the Arts
Hair color: Blond
Eye color: N/A
Early Life and Education
Katherine LaNasa was born on December 1, 1966, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. She was a daughter to Dr. James J. LaNasa Jr. and Anne. Katherine’s father was a surgeon.
She was brought up by her parents in New Orleans. As a kid, she loved performing arts, especially dancing.
Consequently, at the age of 14, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, selected her for enrollment. Katherine was an apprentice to Milwaukee Ballet.
She also grabbed the opportunity to perform with Salt Lake City’s Ballet West and the Karole Armitage Ballet.
Profession and Career of Katherine LaNasa
LaNasa was an assistant to choreographer John Carrafa for the movie Rooftops(1989). Likewise, the actress made her debut in a minor role in the movie Catchfire in 1990. Furthermore, she appeared in films and television in supporting roles and as a star.
Career Transition and Peak
She starred in many television series. To name some, Seinfeld, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Practice, Touched by an Angel, and Three Sisters.
Her other notable TV credits include Grey’s Anatomy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, ER, House M.D., Justice, and Two and a Half Men.
She starred in some short-lived dramas Love Monkey (2006), Deception, Satisfaction, and Imposters.
The actress LaNasa played a recurring role as Lizzie Ambrose on the A&E series Longmire from 2012 to 2013.
To be mentioned, her notable starred movies include Jayne Mansfield’s Car, The Campaign, and The Frozen Ground.
Recent Involvements and Projects of Katherine
Katherine LaNasa was portraying criminal mastermind villain Ada Stone in the soap opera Dynasty in the second season.
In 2019, she appeared in the Apple TV drama series Truth Be Told.
As of 2020, she is one of the main cast of a musical comedy-drama TV series, Katy Keene.
LaNasa’s Husband and Married Life
In June 1989, Katherine tied the knot with a 53-year-old actor Dennis Hopper. Together, Hopper and LaNasa were parents to a boy child, Henry Lee Hopper, in 1990. But the odds were not in their favor as the duo divorced in April 1992.
At the age of 32, she was married to French Stewart, a comedian actor, on May 19, 1998. Their love blossomed when LaNasa appeared on a 1996 episode of 3rd Rock from the Sun.
Katherine LaNasa again got married to Grant Show back on August 18, 2012, which means the actress is not single. They had their first child, a girl named Eloise McCue, on March 21, 2014.
There are no more details about the duo’s married life currently, we may hope they are doing well.
Actress Katherine in Social Media
Not only in real life, but Katherine has garnered massive virtual fandom as well.
Katherine is active on Instagram, where her verified account holds 21.6k followers, following 250. Her posts demonstrate that she is an activist and show great support for Black Lives Matter.
Moreover, 9.8 thousands of her fans follow LaNasa on her self-titled twitter account.
Additionally, her official Facebook page holds more than 3k followers.