Catherine O’Hara Biography
Catherine O’Hara is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and comedian who is best known for playing a role in the 1974 comedy The Second City.
Catherine O’Hara Age
O’Hara is 67 years old as of 2021. She was born Catherine Anne O’Hara on March 4, 1954, in Toronto, Canada. She celebrates her birthday on the 4th of March every year.
Catherine O’Hara Height
O’Hara stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) tall.
Catherine O’Hara Parents / 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
O’Hara is married to Bo Welch an American production designer and director. The couple tied the 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 Net Worth
O’Hara has an estimated net worth of $10 million which she has earned through her career as an actress.
Catherine O’Hara Salary
O’Hara earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about O’Hara.
|How old is Catherine O’Hara?||67 years old as of 2021|
|How tall is Catherine O’Hara?||5 feet 4 inches|
|Who is Catherine O’Hara married to?||Bo Welch|
|How much money does Catherine O’Hara earn?||$ 45,000 – $ 110,500|
|How much is Catherine O’Hara worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
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 Movies and Tv Shows
Catherine O’Hara Movies
- 2021: Extinct – playing a role as Alma (voice)
- 2020: Canada: Far and Wide – playing a role as Herself (voice)
- 2019: The Addams Family – playing a role as Grandma Frump (voice)
- 2014: When Marnie Was There – playing a role as Marnie (old) (voice)
- 2013: A.C.O.D. – playing a role as Melissa
- 2013: The Right Kind of Wrong – playing a role as Tess
- 2012: Frankenweenie – playing a role as Susan Frankenstein / Gym Teacher / Weird Girl (voices)
- 2011: A Monster in Paris – playing a role as Madame Carlotta (voice) English dub
- 2010: Killers – playing a role as Mrs. Kornfeldt
- 2009: Away We Go – playing a role as Gloria Farlander
- 2009: Where the Wild Things Are – playing a role as Judith (voice)
- 2006: Over the Hedge – playing a role as Penny (voice)
- 2006: Monster House – playing a role as Mrs. Walters (voice)
- 2006: Brother Bear 2 – playing a role as Kata (voice)
Catherine O’Hara Tv Shows
- 2020: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? – playing a role as Herself
- 2019–20: The Last Kids on Earth – playing a role as Skaelka (voice)
- 2018: The Magic School Bus Rides Again – playing a role as Aunt Tennelli (voice)
- 2017–18: A Series of Unfortunate Events – playing a role as Dr. Georgina Orwell
- 2016–18: Skylanders Academy – playing a role as Kaossandra (voice)
- 2016: Sofia the First – playing a role as Morgana (voice)
- 2016: Harvey Beaks – playing a role as Miley (voice)
- 2015–20: Schitt’s Creek – playing a role as Moira Rose
- 2015: What Lives Inside – playing a role as Sarah Delaney
- 2015: Modern Family – playing a role as Dr. Debra Radcliffe
- 2013: The Greatest Event in Television History – playing a role as Muriel Rush
- 2012: Leslie – playing a role as Leslie
- 2012: 30 Rock – playing a role as Pearline
- 2009–11: Glenn Martin, DDS – playing a role as Jackie Martin (voice)