American actress Katherine Kelly Lang was born on July 25, 1961 in Los Angeles, California. The daughter of Olympic ski-jumper Keith Wegeman and actress Judith Lang, she graduated from Beverly Hills High School. She made her screen debut in 1979, playing a supporting role in the comedy Skatetown, USA. Most of her early roles were guest stints in television shows; these include The Powers of Matthew Star, Dreams, Legmen, Riptide, The Fall Guy and Happy Days. She also had a recurring role in the HBO comedy series 1st & Ten.
Lang became more prominent when she joined the cast of the daytime soap The Bold and the Beautiful. She was one of the soap’s original cast members, and to this day plays the role of Brooke Logan. Her character is a designer at Forrester Creations, and at some points was the wife of Ridge Forrester (Ronn Moss). Her character has gone through numerous marriages and rivalries. The role has given her seven Soap Opera Digest Awards and a Daytime Emmy nomination for a special fan award.
While starring in The Bold and the Beautiful, Lang has also made guest appearances on Magnum P.I. and Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years. She appeared in films such as The Night Stalker, Made in USA and Till the End of the Night. She also portrayed her character on B&B in two episodes of its sister soap, The Young and the Restless.