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Born March 4, 1954 in Ontario, Canada. Attended Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute. Began career with starring on television series SCTV (1976). Notable films roles include: the over-dramatic and self-centered Delia Deetz in Tim Burton's _Beetlejuice_, Kate McCallister, Macaulay Culkin's on-screen mother in Home Alone (1990) and its sequel Home ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Schitt's Creek (TV Series) (pre-production)
Moira Rose
- Don't Worry, It's His Sister (2015) ... Moira Rose
- Wine and Roses (2015) ... Moira Rose
- Town for Sale (2015) ... Moira Rose
- Little Sister (2015) ... Moira Rose
- Honeymoon (2015) ... Moira Rose
 2013 Rememory (announced)
Carolyn
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Melissa
 2013 To My Future Assistant (TV Movie)
Magda
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Pearline
- Governor Dunston (2012) ... Pearline
 2012 Leslie (TV Series)
Leslie
- New York, 1995 Part II (2012) ... Leslie
- New York, 1995 Part I (2012) ... Leslie
 2009-2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Jackie Martin
- Heist (2011) ... Jackie Martin (voice)
- Date with Destiny (2011) ... Jackie Martin (voice)
- Videogame Wizard (2011) ... Jackie Martin (voice)
- Windfall (2011) ... Jackie Martin (voice)
 2011 A Monster in Paris
Madame Carlotta (English version, voice)
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie)
Aunt Ann
 2009 Away We Go
Gloria
 2008 Good Behavior (TV Movie)
Jackie West
 2006 Brother Bear 2 (Video)
Kata (voice)
 2006 Monster House
Mom (voice)
 2006 Over the Hedge
Penny (voice)
 2005 Chicken Little
Tina - Alien Mom (voice)
 2003-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Carol Ward
- The Eye Inside (2003) ... Carol Ward
- You Never Know (2003) ... Carol Ward
 2005 Game 6
Lillian Rogan
 2004 The Wool Cap (TV Movie)
Gloria
 2003 Odd Job Jack (TV Series)
Claudia Johnson
- Broke & Broker (2003) ... Claudia Johnson
 2002 Bram and Alice (TV Series)
Ms. O'Connor
- Pilot (2002) ... Ms. O'Connor
 2001 Committed (TV Series)
Liz Larsen (voice)
 2000 Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big (Short) (voice)
 2000 MADtv (TV Series)
Woman on Blind Date
- Episode #5.24 (2000) ... Woman on Blind Date
 1999 Bartok the Magnificent (Video)
Ludmilla (voice)
 1999 The Life Before This
Sheena
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie)
Shrink
 1999 Oh Baby (TV Series)
Roberta Hunter
- Discrimination (1999) ... Roberta Hunter
 1997 Hope (TV Movie)
Muriel Macswain
 1996 The Last of the High Kings
Cathleen
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Geraldine Ferrett
- Let the Punishment Fit the Crime (1994) ... Geraldine Ferrett
 1994 A Simple Twist of Fate
April Simon
 1994 The Paper
Susan
 1993 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
Laurel Brody
- The First Battle (1993) ... Laurel Brody
 1992 There Goes the Neighborhood
Jessie Lodge
 1992 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Catherine O'Hara
- Talk Show (1992) ... Catherine O'Hara
 1991 Morton & Hayes (TV Series)
Mimi Von Astor / Amelia Von Astor
- Daffy Dicks (1991) ... Mimi Von Astor / Amelia Von Astor
 1990 Little Vegas
Lexie
 1990 Dream On (TV Series)
Irma
- 555-HELL (1990) ... Irma
 1990 The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1990)
 1990 Betsy's Wedding
Gloria Henner
 1990 Dick Tracy
Texie Garcia
 1989 Andrea Martin... Together Again (TV Movie)
Dee Lee / Jane / Kitten / ...
 1989 I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (TV Movie)
Nancy Mae
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Rebecca
- Get a Job (1987) ... Rebecca
 1986 Heartburn
Betty
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
 1985 After Hours
Gail
 1985 The Last Polka (TV Movie)
Lemon Twin
 1983-1984 SCTV Channel (TV Series)
Lola Heatherton / Melissa Humphries / Essie / ...
- Allenscam (1984) ... Melissa Humphries
- Date Debate, The/Scary Previews (1984) ... Clotta White
- It's a Wonderful Film (1983) ... Various
 1984 The New Show (TV Series)
Various / Julie Andrews / Kathy Lee Crosby
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Various / Julie Andrews
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... Various
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Various / Kathy Lee Crosby
 1983 Rock & Rule
Aunt Edith (voice)
 1981-1982 SCTV Network (TV Series)
Various / Lola Heatherton
- Christmas 1982 (1982) ... Various
- Days of the Week, The/Street Beef (1982) ... Various
- Rome, Italian Style (1982) ... Various
- Battle of the PBS Stars (1982) ... Various
- Chariots of Eggs (1982) ... Various
 1981 The Steve Allen Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Various
- Episode dated 29 May 1981 (1981) ... Various
 1980 You've Come a Long Way, Katie (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 From Cleveland (TV Movie)
Various
 1980 Easter Fever (TV Movie)
Scarlett O'Hare (voice)
 1980 Nothing Personal
Audrey
 1979 Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet (TV Short)
Ma Spademinder (voice)
 1976-1979 SCTV (TV Series)
Various / Lola Heatherton / Liv Ullman / ...
- The Flaming Turkey (1979) ... Various
- Consumer Action Line (1979) ... Various
- Pipeline (1979) ... Various
- SCTV Disco (1979) ... Various
 1978 Witch's Night Out (TV Movie)
Malicious (voice)
 1976 The Rimshots (TV Movie)
 1975 Coming Up Rosie (TV Series)
Myrna Wallbacker (1976-77)
 1975 Wayne and Shuster (TV Series)
Various
- 1975 Show #2 (1975) ... Various (as Cathy O'Hara)
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Other Works:

Performed "Sally's Song" from The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) in a segment of "Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton" held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. John Mauceri conducted the Hollywood Symphony & Page L.A. Choir. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mitch & Mickey | Cathy O'Hara

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Night time really is the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone is asleep. See more »

Trivia:

She is a naturalized a U.S. citizen. See more »

Trademark:

Her smile

Nickname:

Cath

Star Sign:

Pisces

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