Dr. James J. LaNasa, Jr., a surgeon and Anne Hardin welcomed Katherine LaNasa in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 1, 1966. Katherine, a lovely child had her inclination towards arts especially dancing ballerina. She started for it at the age of 12; a quick learner; at the age of 14 she was inducted in to the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. LaNasa did her internship in Ballet with the Milwaukee Ballet, and soon secured a place in the Ballet West and Karole Armitage Ballet, Salt Lake City.
Katherine’s career in the film and television industry started with dancing and choreography. Initially she served as an assistant for John Carrafa for the 1989 film ‘Rooftops.’ She has an attractive persona, owing to which she got a small role in ‘Catchfire,’ the 1990 film. Later she appeared in guest appearances and supporting roles on various movies and TV shows; some of them are ‘Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (1994),’ ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (1994),’ ‘Nothing but the Truth (1995),’ ‘The destiny of Marty Fine (1996),’ ‘Disappearance of Kevin Johnson (1996)’ ‘Murder at the Cannes Film Festival (2000)’ etc. In the year 2001, LaNasa bagged the lead role in the comedy series ‘Three Sisters.’ The character was named Bess Bernstein-Flynn Keats and the series was shown on NBC. She also has cumulative roles in the some television series like NYPD Blue, The Guardian, Two and a half men and Judging Amy. On the comedy series ’12 miles of Bad Road’ on HBO, Katherine played the character of Juliet Shakespeare. From the year 2009 to 2011, she also appeared as Beverly Ford on the television drama ‘Big Love.’
In the year 2012, Katherine was seen on another NBC series ‘Deception;’ it was a short lived drama. Another short lived drama endorsed by her was ‘Love Monkey (2006).’ Her most recent regular appearance is on the drama series ‘Satisfaction,’ broadcasted on the USA network and a gay- comedy drama ‘Love is all you need?’ in which her co-stars are Tyler Blackburn, Jeremy Sisto and Ana Ortiz.
LaNasa is a 49 years old, charming public figure. Her recent pictures reveal her fitness level which is more than average. She has a sound fan following, both online and offline. Katherine is active with her Twitter and Facebook pages and keeps updating her fans about her upcoming projects. She has done ample work in the showbiz industry and in multiple fields like, choreography and acting; owing to these her net worth amounts to $5million.
LaNasa has been married thrice till date. The first time she married was in the year 1989, to Denis Hopper, an actor twice her age then. The marriage didn’t last more than three years and they had a divorce in the year 1990. Her second marriage was on May 19, 1998 with French Stewart, a comic actor, which also went over the rocks. The third time Katherine married Grant Show in the year 2012 and the couple has a daughter together, named Eloise McCue. However, LaNasa also has a son named Henry Lee Hopper from her first marriage.
|Birth Date:||1 Dec, 1966|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Birth Place:||New Orleans|
|Education:||University of North Carolina School of the Arts|
|Net Worth 2021:||5 million|