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Katie Dianne Featherston (born October 20, 1982) is an American actress. She is known for playing Katie in the Paranormal Activity series.

Katie Featherston
Katie Dianne Featherston

(1982-10-20) October 20, 1982 (age 36)
Years active2005–present


Life and careerEdit

Featherston was born in Texas. She attended Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas and participated in numerous drama activities. She attended college at the Southern Methodist University where she studied acting. She graduated with a bachelor's degree of fine arts in 2005 and afterwards moved to Los Angeles.[1]

She is best known for portraying Katie in the film Paranormal Activity, which was made in 2007 and released theatrically in the United States in 2009.[2] She reprises her role in the film's sequels, including the spin-off Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, where she makes a cameo appearance.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Private Lives Shannon
The Scorekeeper Sally
2006 Mutation Melissa
2007 Paranormal Activity Katie Screamfest Horror Film Festival for Best Actress (2007)
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Frightened Performance (2010)
The Distance From Here Jenn
2010 Paranormal Activity 2 Katie
Psychic Experiment Elspeth Thompson
First Light Cynthia
2011 Paranormal Activity 3 Adult Katie Cameo
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 Katie
2014 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Cameo
2019 In Search of Darkness Herself Documentary film


Year Title Role Notes
2012 The River Rosetta "Rabbit" Fischer 3 episodes[3]
2019 Big Little Lies - Cameo


  1. ^ Fernandez, Jay A. (2009-10-25). "'Paranormal Activity' actress inks with APA". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on October 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-15.
  2. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat - Paranormal Activity".
  3. ^ Paranormal Activity's Katie Featherston to Appear on The River

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