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 Figure Skating career she made the transition to acting. Kathrin 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 other theatres. Her feature films 'King Kong's Tears' and 'Murder Sisters' (Dir.: Peter Kern) were invited to various International Film Festivals and her TV work includes Austrian-German TV-series and TV-Movies. She has worked with acclaimed directors such as Stefan Ruzowitzky, Peter Kern, Julian Pölser, Michi Riebl, Holger Barthel and Nikolaus Leytner, Janusz Kica, Helmut Griem, Helmut Lohner, Beverly Blankenship, Alexander Kubelka, Gabriel Barylli, Georg Staudacher.
In 2009 she married Los Angeles based musician, producer and composer Christian Klikovits and has been pursuing her career on both continents ever since. Over the last couple year splayed in films that were screening at the Cannes Film Festival, The Pasadena Film Festival, the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, Atlanta Horror Film Festival, received nominations for Best TV Drama and won Best Commercial at the Shriekfest LA 2016.