45 minutes | Oct 1, 2019

Ep107. You Don't Have Another Life: Actress, Katee Sackhoff Talks Health, Acting & What Matters

I don’t let anyone project what they think my life should be like. So many people have opinions around how you should live and what you should do, and how things are supposed to look. I can’t let anyone do that for me. As this is my life, just as it’s your life." - Katee Sackhoff, Ep107. The Monica Kade Podcast Welcome to Episode 107. You Don't Have Another Life: Health Acting & What Matters with Actress Katee Sackhoff.  Katee is an American actress, who grew up in Portland, Oregon. She’s best known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" in Battlestar Galactica. A show which nominated her for four Saturn Awards and where she won the award for Best Supporting Actress on Television. You may also recognise her from The Fearing Mind; TV series Bionic Woman, Nip/Tuck, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars ; and the Netflix series Longmire and The Flash—along with her newest Netflix series: Another Life. But that’s not it, Katee has also had a handful of lead roles in feature films to add to her belt of acting achievements. However, it’s not her accomplishments that moved and inspired me, rather, it’s her humility, down-to-earth nature and lovely, lovely energy (you'll know what I mean when you hear our chat). I love how REAL Katee is. How open and transparent she is when it comes to sharing her personal story, the ins and outs of her career and her life challenges. No doubt you’ll enjoy this conversations—it’s a real favourite of mine. Learn About Why her career plans of being a professional swimmer fell through How she picked herself up from the (at that time in her life) very shattering news The story around how she got into acting How she got her first break Her mindset and approach to auditioning when she first started out How she navigated body image in Hollywood How acting makes her feel and what she loves about it Her preparation process for her characters and how she knows when she’s embodied the character Her Netflix series, Another Life and what it was like preparing her character, Astronaut Niko Breckinridge What she does when she’s not working to keep a strong mindset Why she’s excited to get older Why she values health and why she believes in being transparent around body, exercise and food with her audience Signature Questions If she wasn’t in this career, what Katee would attempt What she believes is her greatest asset Greatest piece of wisdom she lives by
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