Katie Wolfe (born 1968) is an actress and director from New Zealand.
Katie Wolfe was born in New Plymouth in 1968, the daughter of Neil and Raewyn Wolfe. Her Taranaki Iwi are Ngaiti Mutnnga and Ngati Tama. She has three siblings; Todd, Brooke and Sally. In 1986 she enrolled at Victoria University and graduated with a BA in English. She graduated from New Zealand acting school Toi Whakaari in 1990. Wolfe married fellow actor Tim Balme in 1994, and together they have two children; daughter Edie (b. 2001) and son Nikau (b. 2006). Wolfe also has a step-son, Sam (b. 1987).
Her first professional acting job was at Dunedin's Fortune Theatre, followed by several episodes of NHNZ's children's nature series Wild Track, as the presenter.
Her first television role was as Ginny Gannaway on the series Marlin Bay, a role which lasted three years, and her big screen debut was in The Last Tattoo, in which she played the missing girlfriend of a World War II GI.
Recently Wolfe has moved into directing. Her first 2 short films "This is Her" and "Redemption" both premiered at Sundance, and went on to screen in Berlinale, New York and Telluride. Her first feature-length film was an adaptation of Witi Ihimaera's book, Nights in the Gardens of Spain called Kawa
Last Tattoo, TheThe Last Tattoo
La vie en rose
Dr. Bridget Hastings
Episode: "Food to Die For"
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Episode: "Be Deviled"
Truth About Demons
God Boy, TheThe God Boy
Wellington Fringe Festival
A Midsummer Night's Dream
NZ Actors Company
NZ Actors Company
Living the Dream
This Is Her
(original title Nights in the Gardens of Spain
NZ Film & TV Awards, for Best Television Actress
2005 Chapman Trip Theatre awards, for Most Promising New Director 2009 NZ Film Festival, Sort Filmmaker award 2009 Palm Springs, Emerging Filmmaker award 2010 Imagenative, Best short film and Emerging 2011 National Geographic best Narrative Film - Kawa
Show Me Shorts Awards, for This Is Her
2011 Show Me Shorts, for "Redemption"