Trivia

  • She carries a Glock 17 as her sidearm until Home Is Where the Heart Stops, where she starts carrying a Glock 19. She also carries a Glock 26 as her backup sidearm and has given it to Castle twice, during Boom! and A Deadly Affair.
  • She has also used a Heckler & Koch USP, which she held to a Russian mobster who was threatening Castle during Deep in Death.
  • According to producer Terri Edda Miller, Beckett’s birthday is November 17th and she was 19 when her mother died on January 9th, 1999, making her year of birth as 1979 and just one year younger than actress Stana Katic who plays her. She is stated to be 31 when being wheeled into the hospital in Rise.
  • Her badge number is 41319.
  • In Suicide Squeeze, Beckett revealed that she is a baseball fan and has been going to baseball games since the age of 3 with her father.
  • In Last Call, Kate reveals that she has a tattoo to Castle, but she doesn’t state where or what it is.
  • Kate admitted to Castle that she once dressed as Gene Simmons of KISS for Halloween.
  • Other known family members are her Aunt Theresa and cousin Sophia.
  • In The Final Frontier, Castle finds out that Beckett was a huge fan of a short-lived sci-fi series called Nebula-9, so much so that she was part of a Nebula-9 fan-gang in college
  • According to Little Girl Lost and Kick the Ballistics, Beckett’s coffee order is a grande skim latte with two pumps sugar-free vanilla.
  • Her grandfather was an amateur magician and frequently brought her to the famous Drake’s Magic Shop after school in her early teens.