Katherine Heigl, Actress: One for the Money. Katherine Marie Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C., to Nancy Heigl (née Engelhardt), a personnel manager, and Paul Heigl, an accountant and executive. 2005-2010 Grey’s Anatomy (TV Series) Dr. Izzie Stevens – Suicide Is Painless (2010) Dr. Izzie Stevens (credit only)
Isobel “Izzie” Katherine Stevens, M.D. is a fictional character from the medical drama television series Grey’s Anatomy, which airs on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in the United States. The character was created by series producer Shonda Rhimes, and was portrayed by actress Katherine Heigl from 2005 to 2010.
Katherine Heigl left Grey’s Anatomy after her character was seen battling metastatic melanoma. Though she recovered, Izie Stevens left the show, though other characters often spoke of her. Though she recovered, Izie Stevens left the show, though other characters often spoke of her.
Katherine Marie Heigl (/ Speculation as to whether Heigl would leave Grey’s Anatomy persisted through most of season six. On March 11, 2010, Heigl reportedly did not show up for work on the show, and Heigl and series creator Shonda Rhimes subsequently reached an agreement to immediately release Heigl from her contract.