Did You Know?
→ One of her big passions in life is writing. In 2009, Kat co-wrote a screenplay with her brother.
→ Her first acting job was appearing in a potato chips commercial for Orleans low fat crisps.
→ After getting four aces during a poker game with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jennie Garth, Kat got the poker name, “Four Aces Dennings.”
→ When she has time away from work, Kat likes to video blog. She even did one for the Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist DVD.
→ Her mother, Ellie Judith Litwack, is a poet and speech therapist while her dad, Gerald J. Litwack, is a molecular pharmacologist, biochemist, and former Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs at Thomas Jefferson University. Kat is the youngest among five siblings.
→ Kat is ranked No.33 in AIM.com’s “100 Celebs Under 25.” She has also been listed among Moviefone’s Hottest 25 stars under the age of 25.
→ Although she has been home-schooled, Kat spent one half day at Friends Central in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. After being yelled at for spelling the word “friend” wrong and being ridiculed for her outfit, she left the school and never came back.
→ She performed the song “If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out” in the 2007 film Charlie Bartlett.
→ She collects old books and is a voracious reader.
→ Kat loves all animals and can’t pick a favorite. She also loves Shojo Manga.
→ For her movie Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist, Kat was nominated for a Satellite Award in the category Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical in 2008 and an MTV Award for Breakthrough Performance Female in 2009.
→ She was originally cast as Laynie Hart on Everwood (2002), but the role was recast for unknown reasons. It later went to Nora Zehetner
→ Kat is a passionate supporter of animal rights, particularly animal adoptions. She frequently posts photos of animals available for adoption on her social media accounts and supports #adoptdontshop
→ Kat is close friends with her 2 Broke Girls co-star, Beth Behrs. She is also good friends with Whitney Cummings, the show’s creator
→ Kat’s brother Geoff is the author of YA Science Fiction novel Moon College.
→ Kat has a pet cat named Millie, who she features prominently on her instagram