Catherine O’Hara Biography
Catherine O’Hara is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and comedian. She is best known for playing a role in the 1974 comedy The Second City.
Catherine O’Hara Age – How Old Is Catherine O Hara
She was born Catherine Anne O’Haraon on 4 March 1954 in Toronto, Canada. She is 64 years old as of 2018.
Catherine O’Hara Parents – Catherine O’Hara Family
O’Hara is from a large family of Irish descent. She has six siblings where she is the sixth of the seven children. Her sister Mary Margaret O’Hara is a singer-songwriter and actress.
Catherine O’Hara Husband – Catherine O’Hara Children
She is married to Bo Welch an American production designer and director. The couple tied knot in 1992, and together have two sons, Matthew Welch born in 1994 and Luke Welch born in 1997. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and children.
Catherine O’Hara Career
O’Hara began her comedy career in 1974. In 1975, she landed her first significant television role starring opposite John Candy and Dan Aykroyd in the main cast of the Canadian sitcom Coming Up Rosie from 1975–1978.
In 1976, O’Hara and Candy started work on Second City Television (1976–84), where she drew acclaim for both her work as a comedic actress and writer. In 1981, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
She has appeared in several films directed by Tim Burton, starting with the role of Delia Deetz in the 1988 film Beetlejuice. Her other roles in Burton films include the voices of Sally/Shock in The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) and Susan Frankenstein in Frankenweenie (2012).
She has also often collaborated with director and writer Christopher Guest, where she appeared in the mockumentary films; Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), and For Your Consideration (2006).
O’Hara is also known as Kate McCallister, the mother of Kevin in both Home Alone (1990) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).
In 2000, O’Hara won a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for the film The Life Before This. In 2010, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for portraying as Aunt Ann in Temple Grandin opposite Claire Danes.
In 2016, she won two Canadian Screen Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, at the 4th Canadian Screen Awards for her work on the television series Schitt’s Creek (2015–present). In 2017, she won the 5th Canadian Screen Awards for the same role.
Her other notable appearances in television include the recurring roles of Dr. Georgina Orwell in the Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events, Liz Larsen in Committed, and the voices of Jackie Martin in Glenn Martin, DDS.
During her career, O’Hara has hosted Saturday Night Live twice, and made numerous guest appearances on sitcoms, variety shows, and late night television.
Catherine O’Hara Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Catherine O’Hara Feet
Catherine O’Hara Home Alone
When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O’Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.
Release date: 14 December 1990 (Kenya)
Director: Chris Columbus
Featured song: Somewhere in My Memory
Music composed by: John Williams
Box office: 476.7 million USD
Catherine O’Hara Movies and Tv Shows
|1983||Rock & Rule||Aunt Edith (voice)|
|1990||Dick Tracy||Texie Garcia|
|1990||Betsy’s Wedding||Gloria Henner|
|1990||Home Alone||Kate McCallister|
|1992||There Goes the Neighborhood||Jessica Lodge|
|1992||Home Alone 2: Lost in New York||Kate McCallister|
|1993||The Nightmare Before Christmas||Sally/Shock (voice)|
|1994||Wyatt Earp||Allie Earp|
|1994||A Simple Twist of Fate||April Simon|
|1995||Tall Tale||Calamity Jane|
|1996||Waiting for Guffman||Sheila Albertson|
|1996||The Last of the High Kings||Cathleen|
|1997||Pippi Longstocking||Mrs. Prysselius (voice)|
|1998||Home Fries||Beatrice Lever|
|1999||The Life Before This||Sheena|
|1999||Bartok the Magnificent||Ludmilla (voice)|
|2000||Best in Show||Cookie Fleck|
|2001||Speaking of Sex||Connie Barker|
|2002||Orange County||Cindy Beugler|
|2003||A Mighty Wind||Mickey Crabbe|
|2004||Surviving Christmas||Christine Valco|
|2004||Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events||Justice Strauss|
|2005||Game 6||Lillian Rogan|
|2005||Chicken Little||Tina (voice)|
|2006||Over the Hedge||Penny (voice)|
|2006||Monster House||Mrs. Walters (voice)|
|2006||Brother Bear 2||Kate (voice)|
|2006||For Your Consideration||Marilyn Heck|
|2006||Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses||Rowena (voice)|
|2009||Away We Go||Gloria Farlander|
|2009||Where the Wild Things Are||Judith (voice)|
|2011||A Monster in Paris||Madame Carlotta (voice)|
|2012||Frankenweenie||Susan Frankenstein / Gym Teacher / Weird Girl (voice)|
|2013||The Right Kind of Wrong||Tess|
|2014||When Marnie Was There||Old Woman (voice)|
|1975||Wayne and Shuster||Various|
|1975–77||Coming Up Rosie||Marna Wallbacker|
|1978||Witch’s Night Out||Malicious (voice)|
|1979||Please Don’t Eat The Planet||Ma Spademinder (voice)|
|1980||Easter Fever||Scarlett O’Hare|
|1980||You’ve Come a Long Way, Katie’|
|1981||The Steve Allen Comedy Hour||Various|
|1984||The New Show||Various|
|1985||George Burns Comedy Week|
|1988||The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley||Miss Malone (voice)|
|1988||Saturday Night Live||Cameo as herself|
|1989||I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood||Nancy Mae|
|1989||Andrea Martin… Together Again||Various|
|1990||The Dave Thomas Comedy Show|
|1991||Morton & Hayes||Amelia von Astor|
|1991||Saturday Night Live||Herself|
|1992||The Larry Sanders Show||Herself|
|1992||Saturday Night Live||Herself|
|1993||The Hidden Room||Laurel Brody|
|1994||Tales from the Crypt||Geraldine Ferrett|
|1997||The Outer Limits||Becka Paulson|
|1999||Oh Baby||Roberta Hunter|
|2000||MADtv||Woman on Blind Date|
|2002||Bram & Alice||Ms. O’Connor|
|2003||Odd Job Jack||Claudia Johnson|
|2003–05||Six Feet Under||Carol Ward|
|2009||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Bam Bam|
|2009–11||Glenn Martin, DDS||Jackie Martin (voice)|
|2013||The Greatest Event in Television History||Muriel Rush|
|2015||What Lives Inside||Sarah Delaney|
|2015–present||Schitt’s Creek||Moira Rose|
|2015||Modern Family||Dr. Debra Radcliffe|
|2016||Harvey Beaks||Miley (voice)|
|2016||Sofia the First||Morgana (voice)|
|2016||Skylanders Academy||Kaossandra (voice)|
|2017-2018||A Series of Unfortunate Events||Dr. Georgina Orwell|
|1985||The Last Polka||Lemon Twin|
|1986||Dave Thomas: The Incredible Time Travels of Henry Osgood||Marie Antoinette|
|1987||Really Weird Tales||Theresa Sharpe|
|1999||Late Last Night||Shrink|
|2004||The Wool Cap||Gloria|
|2008||Good Behavior||Jackie West|
|2010||Temple Grandin||Aunt Ann|
|2013||To My Future Assistant||Magda|