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Sam's little sister Kate in 1969.
|Born:||May 15, 1957|
|Unknown, presumably a housewife|
|Spouse(s):||Jim Bonnick (at first married to former high-school classmate named Chuck, who was abusive to her and their kids, who become unborn after future events change due to Sam's initial leap of Sam into 1969, which averted the bad marriage)|
|Related to:||Thelma Louise Beckett (mother)|
John Samuel Beckett (father)
Samuel Beckett (older brother)
Tom Beckett (older brother)
Chuck (husband before change of events from Sam's leap into 1969)
Donna Eleese-Beckett (sister in law)
Sammy Jo Fuller (niece)
John Beckett (great-grandfather)
Olivia Barrett Covington (great-grandmother)
|Hometown||Elk Ridge, Indiana, U.S.|
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap|
|Character played by:||Olivia Burnette|
Katherine "Katie" Elizabeth Beckett is the youngest child of John Samuel Beckett and Thelma Louise Beckett, also the sister of Tom Beckett and Sam Beckett in the Beckett family. She grew up in Elk Ridge, Indiana, on the Beckett dairy farm. In the episode The Leap Home, Katie wound up marrying a man named Chuck, a future high school classmate, when she was 17 years old. Her husband became an alcoholic and turned physically abusive towards her and their kids, a fact that haunts Sam and affects his actions during several leaps. The part of Katie is played by Olivia Burnette.
Sam tried to prevent Katie from marrying Chuck by talking to her about it during the leap, The Leap Home, as a 16 year old. In the leap out of 1969, Sam was able to help her change her fate, by not marrying into an abusive marriage to Chuck.