Sackhoff also starred in the short-lived TV series The Fearing Mind (2000–2001) and The Education of Max Bickford (2001–2002); had recurring roles in the TV series Bionic Woman (2007), Nip/Tuck (2009), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2010–2011) and Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2012–2013); and had a lead role in the eighth season of 24 as Dana Walsh (2010).
She voiced several characters, including Bitch Pudding, on Adult Swim's stop-motion animated series Robot Chicken.
Toward the end of the filming of Battlestar Galactica, Sackhoff began feeling physically weak.
Soon after filming wrapped, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
We started freeing ourselves up to explore the weakness of the character, because we knew Katee could express those things without compromising the character's strength." Sackhoff said her performance was inspired by Linda Hamilton's portrayal of Sarah Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day: "I think that was the one character that I kind of looked to as far as body image and strength.
I think I looked to her character and said, 'OK, that's kind of what you need to embody.
Her persona led the writers to develop the character as more complex and volatile.
Galactica's executive producer Ron Moore described Sackhoff as having "magnetism"; and producer David Eick said, "We saw this whole other side that was all because of Katee: vulnerability, insecurity, desperation.Sackhoff provided the voice of a female marine in the video game Halo 3 and is featured in the viral marketing campaign for Resistance 2.In 2011, she provided the voice for Black Cat 2099 in Spider-Man: Edge of Time.She also does long-distance runs on Sundays to reduce body fat, strengthen the muscles, and reduce fatigue. Kathryn Ann Sackhoff, known better as Katee Sackhoff, is an actress of American nationality, known best for the portrayal of Lieutenant Kara Thrace in Battlestar Galactica.She then started studying at Santa Monica College in California but soon dropped out in order to pursue her career as an actress.