Kat Dennings is an American actress best known for her roles in films including Thor, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and 2 Broke Girls. She has been nominated for multiple awards, including two Critics’ Choice Television Awards for her work on 2 Broke Girls. She has also lent her voice to a number of animated films and shows, including The Simpsons and Big Hero 6. In this article, we take a look at Kat Dennings’ early life, career, and personal life.
Kat Dennings’ Early Life
Kat Dennings was born Katherine Litwack on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She is the youngest of five children and was raised in a Jewish household. Her parents are both involved in the entertainment industry, with her mother being a poet and speech therapist, and her father being a college professor. When she was 14, she moved to Los Angeles with her family and began her acting career.
Dennings was a straight-A student in high school and was accepted to both Yale University and Sarah Lawrence College, but chose to pursue her acting career instead. She was accepted to the prestigious Young Actors Space in Los Angeles and began taking on small roles in films and television shows.
Kat Dennings’ Career
Kat Dennings’ first major role was in the film Raise Your Voice in 2004. She then went on to star in the hit film The 40-Year-Old Virgin in 2005, for which she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award. She also starred in the film Big Momma’s House 2 in 2006.
In 2010, Dennings starred in the film Thor alongside Chris Hemsworth, which was a major box office success. She then went on to star in the television show 2 Broke Girls, which ran for six seasons from 2011 to 2017. She was nominated for two Critics’ Choice Television Awards for her performance on the show. She has also lent her voice to a number of animated shows and films, including The Simpsons and Big Hero 6.
Kat Dennings’ Personal Life
Kat Dennings began dating actor Josh Groban in 2014. The couple announced their engagement in February 2019, but the engagement was called off in 2020. She is an animal lover and has three rescue dogs. She is also an active supporter of a number of charities and causes, including the World Wildlife Fund and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Dennings is also an avid reader and has been known to post book recommendations on her social media accounts. She is also a fan of the Harry Potter series and has appeared in a number of fan-made films based on the books.
Kat Dennings has had a successful career in both film and television and has been nominated for multiple awards for her work. She is also an animal lover and avid reader, and is an active supporter of a number of charities and causes. Her long list of credits includes films such as Thor and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, as well as television shows such as 2 Broke Girls and Big Hero 6.