Catherine O'Hara

Television Actress / Film Actress / Actress / Screenwriter / Voice Actress / Songwriter / Film Director | * 03/04/1954 (67) | Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian actress, comedian, and writer. O'Hara is the recipient of a number of awards, including a Genie Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and six Canadian Screen Awards. She was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2018 and was honoured with the Governor General's Performing Arts Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in 2020. O'Hara first drew notice as an actress in 1974 as a member of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe in Toronto. She was part of the main cast in the sitcom Coming Up Rosie (1975–1978) along with John Candy and Dan Aykroyd. The following year, O'Hara and Candy began work on the sketch comedy series Second City Television (1976–1984), where she drew critical acclaim for both her work as a comedic actress and as a writer, winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 1981. O'Hara has appeared in several films directed by Tim Burton, beginning with the role of Delia Deetz in the 1988 fantasy comedy film Beetlejuice. Other roles she has portray... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Catherine O'Hara

Earle Grey Award Canada's Walk of Fame Governor General's Performing Arts Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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Movies with Catherine O'Hara as Actress(69)

as Alma (voice)2021 Extinct
as Miss Fern2021 The Shadow King
as Mayor Owl (voice)2021 Back Home Again
as herself2021 An Audience with Adele
2021 Argylle
as Grandma Frump (voice)2019 The Addams Family
as herself2015 Being Canadian
as Melissa2013 A.C.O.D.
as Mrs. Frankenstein / Weird Girl / Gym Teacher (voice)2012 Frankenweenie
as Aunt Ann2010 Temple Grandin
as Mrs. Kornfeldt2010 Killers
as Judith (voice)2009 Where the Wild Things Are
as Gloria Farlander2009 Away We Go
as Mom (voice)2006 Monster House
as Kata (voice)2006 Brother Bear 2
as Marilyn Hack2006 For Your Consideration
as Penny (voice)2006 Over the Hedge
as Jessica Wilhern2006 Penelope
as Lillian Rogan2005 Game 6
as Tina - Alien Mom (voice)2005 Chicken Little
as Gloria2004 The Wool Cap
as Christine Valco2004 Surviving Christmas
as Mickey Crabbe2003 A Mighty Wind
as Cindy Beugler2002 Orange County
as Connie Barker2001 Speaking of Sex
as Cookie Fleck2000 Best in Show
as Ludmilla (voice)1999 Bartok the Magnificent
as Dr. Fontes1999 Late Last Night
as Sheena1999 The Life Before This
as Beatrice Lever1998 Home Fries
as Mrs. Prysselius (voice)1997 Pippi Longstocking
as Muriel Macswain1997 Hope
as Sheila Albertson1996 Waiting for Guffman
as Calamity Jane1995 Tall Tale
as Susan1994 The Paper
as Allie Earp1994 Wyatt Earp
as April Simon1994 A Simple Twist of Fate
as Sally / Shock (voice)1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas
as Jessie Lodge1992 There Goes the Neighborhood
as Kate McCallister1990 Home Alone
as Lexie1990 Little Vegas
as Gloria Henner1990 Betsy's Wedding
as Texie Garcia1990 Dick Tracy
as Delia Deetz1988 Beetlejuice
as Theresa Sharpe1987 Really Weird Tales
as Betty1986 Heartburn
as Gail1985 After Hours
as himself1985 Tears Are Not Enough
as Lemon Twin1985 The Last Polka
as Aunt Edith1983 Rock & Rule
as Audrey1980 Nothing Personal
as Judith1980 Double Negative
as Scarlett O'Hare1980 Easter Fever
as Malicious1978 Witch's Night Out

TV Shows/Series with Catherine O'Hara as Actress(33)

as Skaelka2019 The Last Kids on Earth
as Moira Rose2015 Schitt's Creek
as Sarah Delaney2015 What Lives Inside
as Glam2015 Moonbeam City
as herself2012 Inside Comedy
as Dr. Debra Radcliffe2009 Modern Family
as Jackie Martin2009 Glenn Martin, DDS
as Herself (Archival Footage)2006 Second City: First Family of Comedy
as Carol Ward2001 Six Feet Under
as Bam Bam2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as Roberta Hunter1998 Oh Baby
as herself1997 The View
1995 MADtv
as herself1992 The Larry Sanders Show
as Amelia Von Astor1991 Morton & Hayes
as Herself - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Catherine O'Hara as Crew(2)

Writing/Writer1988 The Best of SCTV
Writing/Writer1987 Really Weird Tales

TV Shows/Series with Catherine O'Hara as Crew(4)

Production/Consulting Producer2015 Schitt's Creek
Directing/Director1995 The Outer Limits
Directing/Director1990 Dream On
Writing/Writer1981 SCTV Network 90

Full Name: Catherine O'Hara
Born: Thursday, 03/04 1954 (March) in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) (current age: 67 years + 325 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Bo Welch
Children: Matthew Welch, Luke Welch
Other names for Catherine O'Hara (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Catherine Anne O'Hara"
"Catherine O’Hara"
Catherine O'Hara frequently works together with these people:
Eugene Levy (36x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (30x, Actor)
Martin Short (28x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (27x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Kenan Thompson (17x, Actor)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Will Forte (15x, Actor)
Christopher Guest (14x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Amy Poehler (12x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7362, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/14/2022