- Character bio
- Actor bio
Katie Bowman lived an idyllic life before the Arrival. Katie was a beloved wife with three children, and she owned a bar called the Yonk, which was a very popular and beloved spot in their community.
After the Arrival, Katie’s life took a sharp turn for the worse. Forced to close the Yonk, Katie had to quickly find other means of supporting her family. She relied on her quick thinking and strong negotiating skills to make a positive and lasting impact in all of their lives.
Katie will stop at nothing to get her son back and fight for her family.
In USA Network’s drama series “Colony,” Sarah Wayne Callies plays Katie Bowman, a wife and mother who goes to great lengths to protect her family in the midst of an occupied Los Angeles.
An award-winning actress, Callies has made an indelible impression on audiences worldwide by portraying complex and unique women, most notably starring as Lori Grimes in “The Walking Dead” and as Dr. Sara Trancedi in “Prison Break.”
Callies will next be seen in “The Other Side of the Door,” written and directed by Johannes Roberts, and can be seen in “Pay the Ghost” opposite Nicolas Cage, and directed by Uli Edel. Other credits include starring roles in “Into the Storm” directed by Steven Quale and “Black November” directed by Jeta Amata. Shot on location in Nigeria, “Black November” is the only film to ever be screened for the United Nations General Assembly.
In the film “Whisper” Callies worked opposite Joel Edgerton and in Benoit Phillipon’s “Lullaby for Pi,” she acted opposite of Rupert Friend, and also composed and performed an original song for the film. In 2013, Callies returned to her stage roots, starring in the Kennedy Center's production of "The Guardsman."
In 2010, Callies was named International Rescue Committee’s first ‘IRC Voice’ for her humanitarian work with refugees on the ground and at camps in Iraq, Jordan, Thailand, and Serbia.
Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Callies attended Dartmouth College and obtained a Master of Fine Arts from Denver’s National Theater Conservatory. She lives with her family in British Columbia, Canada.