Catherine O’Hara Profile, Family, Affairs, Net Worth, Biography & More

Catherine O Hara

Catherine O Hara Profile, Family, Affairs, Net Worth, Biography & More

Catherine O Hara is a Canadian-American actress. Catherine O’Hara is known for her comedy work on Second City Television (1976–84) and Schitt’s Creek (2015–2020) and in films such as After Hours (1985), Beetlejuice (1988), Home Alone (1990), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). Her other film appearances include the mockumentary films written and directed by Christopher Guest; Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), and For Your Consideration (2006).

Catherine O’Hara won the 1982 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for SCTV Network, the Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1999 film The Life Before This, and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the 2010 television film Temple Grandin . From 2015 to 2020, she starred as Moira Rose on the CBC sitcom Schitt’s Creek, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, TCA Award and six consecutive Canadian Screen Awards.

O’Hara started her comedy career in 1974 as a cast member of The Second City in her hometown, Toronto. She was an understudy for Gilda Radner until Radner left for Saturday Night Live. Two years later, this theater troupe created the sketch comedy show SCTV, for which O’Hara became a regular performer.

In the late 1970s, she provided voice-overs for a number of cartoons, work which would continue throughout her career. During a short time in the early 1980s when SCTV was in between network deals, she was hired to replace Ann Risley when Saturday Night Live was being retooled in 1981. However, she quit the show without ever appearing on air, choosing to go back to SCTV when the show signed on with NBC.

In 1983, O’Hara told Rolling Stone, “I’m pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart.” O’Hara puts production designer Bo Welch on the set of Beetlejuice. They married in 1992 and have two sons, Matthew (born 1994) and Luke (born 1997). Her sister is singer-songwriter Mary Margaret O’Hara; Catherine is a singer-songwriter in her own right, having written and performed songs in Christopher Guest’s film A Mighty Wind. She holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship.

O’Hara was named honorary mayor of Brentwood for 2021. She has situs inversus.

Catherine O Hara Biodata and Biography

Catherine Anne O’Hara
Catherine O’Hara, Anne
Date Of Birth
4 March 1954
68 Years (as in 2022)
Profession / Occupation
Actress, Comedian, Screen Writer
Mother Tongue
Canada, English
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5’5″ / 54 kg
First Movie
Nothing Personal (1980)
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Money Factor
$10 million/film (USD)


Catherine O Hara Family and Relatives

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Michael Patrick O’hara, Marc O’Hara
Mary Margaret O’Hara
Marital Status
Bo Welch (m. 1992)
Sons Luke Welch
Matthew Welch
Boyfriends/ Affairs John Heard
James Gandolfini
Jeffrey Jones
Joe Pesci


Catherine O Hara Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
Height in Meters
1.63 m
Height in Feet Inches
Body Measurement
Chest Size
35 inches
Waist Size
23 inches
Hips Size
36 inches
Eye Colour
Light Brown
Hair Colour


Catherine O Hara Favorites

Favorite Colour
Favorite Actor
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Favorite Actress
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Favorite Food Chinese Food
Hobbies Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Pet Dogs
Sexual Orientation Straight


Catherine O Hara Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
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College / University
Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute
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Catherine O Hara Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Home Town
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Present Residence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
House Address
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone No / Mobile No
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Email ID
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Catherine O Hara Awards, Honours, Achievements

EWwy Award
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Golden Globe Award
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Screen Actors Guild Award
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Catherine O Hara Social Media

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