Kate Bosworth was born in Los Angeles, California to Hal Bosworth (an
executive for Talbot) and Patricia Potter (a homemaker). After leaving San
Francisco at the age of six, Kate spent the rest of her youth in Darien,
Connecticut and Cohasset, Massachusetts; she grew up mainly on the East Coast.
She was born with heterochromia, which resulted in the iris of her right eye
having two different colors: hazel and blue.
While in high school, Bosworth learned to speak Spanish and was a member of the National Honor Society; she also played varsity soccer and lacrosse.
Kate Bosworth's first film role came after an open casting call in New York for the supporting part of "Judith" in the 1998 film, The Horse Whisperer. At age fourteen, Bosworth was a already champion equestrian, and she successfully auditioned for the role. Subsequently, she also appeared in a few minor film roles, including Remember the Titans in 2000.
In 2001, Bosworth moved to Los Angeles in hopes of obtaining easier access to auditions and better film parts. Her first leading role was in 2002's surfing movie, Blue Crush. The film received positive reviews and grossed $40 million at the United States box office , which allowed Bosworth wider exposure to a mainstream audience.
Between 2002 and 2005, Kate Bosworth appeared in a number of widely released films. She starred as actress Sandra Dee in Beyond the Sea and played the lead role in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!. She also portrayed Chali, a Hare Krishna, in a film adaption of Myla Goldberg's acclaimed novel Bee Season, about a dysfunctional Jewish family. She has appeared in several Revlon ads and was placed #38 on the Maxim magazine "Hot 100 of 2005" list.
In 2005, Kate Bosworth was cast as reporter Lois Lane in the new Superman movie, Superman Returns. The film is currently scheduled for release on June 30, 2006.
Kate Bosworth was admitted to Princeton University in 2000, but continues to defer her attendance. She is also a member of the Appalachia Service Project.
Kate Bosworth previously dated actor Matt Czuchry, whom she met on the set of their short-lived television series, Young Americans. She is currently dating actor Orlando Bloom, whom she met at a premiere for the Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. She has two cats, Louise and Dusty, and a dog named Lila, whom she adopted while on a 2004 vacation in Morocco.
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