Katherine Marie Heigl (born November 24, 1978) is an American actress. She is an Emmy Award winner known for her roles in the TV series Roswell and Grey's Anatomy and movies including My Father the Hero, Knocked Up and 27 Dresses. Heigl was frequently featured in photo essays in magazines such as Life, TV Guide, and Teen as well as FHM. She appeared in the FHM and Maxim calendars, FHM's annual "100 Sexiest Women in the World", and was featured in the Girls of Maxim Gallery. In May 2006, Maxim awarded her #12 on their annual Hot 100List as well as voted the 19th "Sexiest Woman in the World" by readers of FHM magazine. Katherine Heigl was announced the Most Desirable Woman of 2008, according to AskMen.com.