7 Rare Photos of Katie Holmes Early in Her Career

1997: Ice Storm New York Premiere: Before Holmes became well-known, she starred with A-list actors Elijah Wood, Sigourney Weaver, Tobey Maguire, and Christina Ricci in the 1997 movie The Ice Storm.

1998: Dawson s Creek : As Joey Potter on the popular teen television series Dawson's Creek, Holmes landed the part of a lifetime in 1998. When she visited Jimmy Fallon's show in 2018, she clarified to him.

1998: 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards: For her first Primetime Emmy, Holmes wore a gown with delicate embroidery and a tiny white purse.

1999: Go Hollywood Premiere: A year or two after being chosen for Dawson's Creek, Holmes starred in the film Go, which told the story of a drug deal from several points of view.

2000: Wonder Boys : She joined Wonder Boys in 2000 along with Michael Douglas and Tobey Maguire. The movie received one Oscar and three nominations.

2000: 9th Annual MTV Movie Awards: At the 2000 MTV Movie Awards, Holmes and her ex-boyfriend, actor Chris Klein, enjoyed a tender moment with Beyoncé.

2002: Abandon Hollywood Premiere: Later, Holmes and Klein strolled the red carpet one more for the Abandon movie premiere. They wore stylish black outfits that complemented each other.