Kathrin Beck was born and raised in Vienna, Austria. She took ballet from an early age and her passion for dance soon led her to Ice Dancing. Together with her partner and brother Christoff, she placed 5th at Olympics 1988, won the Gold medal at the Winter Universiade 1987 and is 6 time National Champion of Austria.
Soon after her illustrious Figure Skating career Kathrin made the transition to acting. She was a member of the prestigious Josefstadt Theater in Vienna for eight years and has been returning with guest roles ever since in addition to working with many other theatres.

Her feature films "King Kongs Tränen"' and "Murder Sisters", both directed by Peter Kern, were invited to The Munich Film Festival as well as the Hof International Film Festival. The TV Drama "The Silent That Follows" received nominations for Best TV Drama at the Romy Academy Awards 2017 and was nominated for Best Feature Film at  the Grimme Award 2017.  Kathrin has appeared in various projects that have been screened at  The Cannes Film Festival, The Pasadena Film Festival, The Action On Film Festival, The Atlanta Horror Film Festival. She is the 'scream queen' of the winner of the commercial competition at the Shriekfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles. The commercial has been produced by Thorny Devil Productions.

In addition Kathrin has been working as a voice-over actor in German for over two decades and is now looking forward to expanding into the the US market. She has lent her vocal talents to numerous national commercials, audio guides, documentaries and has been  the lead voice for the hugely successful grocery chain Lidl (Austria) for many years.

In 2009 she married Los Angeles based musician, producer and composer Christian Klikovits and has been pursuing her career on both continents ever since.