Katja Herbers

Katja Herbers

Highest Rated: 86% The Columnist (2020)

Lowest Rated: 86% The Columnist (2020)

Birthday: Oct 19, 1980

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Katja Mira Herbers was a Dutch actress who broke out in the United States in 2015 after simultaneously appearing on the critically acclaimed shows "Manhattan" (WGN, 2014-15) and "The Americans" (FX, 2013- ). Born and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Herbers was surrounded by music as a child. Her mother was an accomplished concert violinist, while her father made his living as a conductor. It was this early exposure to the arts that would later instill in Herbers the inspiration she needed to purse a career as an actress. Her parents divorced when she was still a young girl, and in the aftermath of it all, Herbers travelled with her mother to America. It was there that the young girl learned to speak English, while also absorbing all the new and exciting culture around her. The experience left Herbers with a burning desire to become an actress. So when it came time to enter college, she enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam. Herbers eventually finished her degree, and before long was appearing in plays all throughout the Netherlands. She also started landing Dutch-language film and TV roles, including "Peter Bell" (2002), "Zinloos" (2004), and "Lieve lust" (2005). Herbers continued landing film and TV roles well into the 2010s, while also continuing to hone her acting craft in stage plays. Then in 2014 Herbers earned her big break in America when she was cast as a female scientist, Dr. Helen Princes, on the atomic bomb-themed series "Manhattan." Herbers' good fortune continued to change the following year when nabbed a recurring part on the FX spy series "The Americans." Despite each series airing simultaneously, Herbers was able to set up her schedule so that she could appear on both shows without any interference.

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Movies

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86% No Score Yet The Columnist Femke Boot (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet 40% The Pool Jenny (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 57% Süskind Fanny Philips (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fidgety Bram Moeder Els Baas (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Grandpa, the Bankrobber Juffrouw Metz (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 20% Amsterdam Roos (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 50% The Storm Krina (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chosen One Marthe van der Laan (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Peter Bell II: The Hunt for the Czar Crown Martha Bell (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 20% Peter Bell Martha Bell (Character) - 2002

TV

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91% 84% Evil Kristen Bouchard (Character) 2019-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Canada Guest 2019
82% 76% Westworld Emily (Guest Star) 2018
93% 82% Manhunt: Unabomber Linda (Character) 2017
91% 90% The Leftovers Dr. Eden (Guest Star) 2017
91% 93% Manhattan Helen Prins (Character) 2014-2015
96% 94% The Americans Evi Sneijder (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Godless Marije (Character) 2011

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