character in Avatar: The Last Airbender

Katara is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The character and series were created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.

Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra character
First appearance
Last appearance
Created byMichael Dante DiMartino
Bryan Konietzko
Voiced byMae Whitman (Avatar: The Last Airbender, Nicktoons MLB)
Eva Marie Saint (The Legend of Korra)
Sabrina Fest (Quest for Balance)[1]
Jessica Matten (upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender film)[2]
Portrayed byNicola Peltz (2010 movie)
Kiawentiio (2024 TV series)
NationalitySouthern Water Tribe
Bending elementWaterbending

Katara is voiced by Mae Whitman and is played by Kiawentiio Tarbell in the live action television remake.[3] Her family is her brother Sokka, her father Hakoda, her mother Kya, and her grandmother Kanna.


  1. "Sabrina Fest (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved January 2, 2024. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.
  2. "who we are | 7forward". 7 Forward Entertainment. Archived from the original on November 30, 2023. Retrieved January 2, 2024. [Jessica Matten] is currently the female lead of George RR Martin and Robert Reford's [sic] executive produced new TV series "Dark Winds" for the AMC Network, the star of Lebron James' "Rez Ball" for Netflix in 2024, [and] the voice of Katara in "Avatar the Last Airbender"'s new feature film for Paramount Studios in 2025.
  3. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Netflix Live-Action Series Reveals Cast and Creative Team - IGN, 12 August 2021, archived from the original on 2021-08-12, retrieved 2021-08-12