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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 September 1961New York City, New York, USA
Nicknames Princess
Cat
Casper's Beloved
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Award-winning actress Catherine Oxenberg was born in New York and raised in London. She is the daughter of HRH Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia and thus granddaughter of Prince Paul, the former Regent of Yugoslavia. Her first acting coach was Richard Burton. She was admitted to Harvard University. She made her debut as an ivy-educated model, her face graced the covers of Cosmopolitan, Glamour and Interview. She transferred to Columbia University and studied psychology, philosophy and mythology. She is a strong advocate for womens' issues and is passionate in her desire to improve the conditions of women who live in suppressive cultures. She is married to Casper Van Dien. They have two children together and their other 3 children also live with them!

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (2)

Casper Van Dien (8 May 1999 - present) (filed for divorce) (2 children)
Robert Evans (12 July 1998 - 21 July 1998) (annulled)

Trivia (24)

1979: Graduated from St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.
Was named after her ancestress, Catherine the Great (Empress Catherine II, Tsarina of Russia).
1985: Named on Harper's Bazaar list of "America's 10 Most Beautiful Women".
Speaks fluent French and Spanish
Wears a size 7 shoe.
Sister- Christina Oxenberg (born 1962), Half-brother- Nicholas Balfour (born 1970), from her mother's second marriage. Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia was also engaged to actor Richard Burton.
Father is Howard Oxenberg. Mother is Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia. Catherine's father was from an Ashkenazi Jewish family. Catherine's mother's ancestry includes Serbian, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, and European Royal.
Friends with Marci Shimoff, Olivia Hussey. Good friends with Brooke Langton.
She is the second cousin, once removed, of Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales. Her great-granduncle, Prince Andrew of Greece, is Prince Charles's paternal grandfather.
Cousin of Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, a former gem expert at Sotheby's.
Continued to work as a model when she was not making regular appearances on Dynasty (1981).
As of 2009, is #1387 in the line of succession to the British throne, as daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, granddaughter of Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, and great-great granddaughter of King George I of Greece.
Former sister-in-law of Damian Elwes.
Was in the same high school class as Judd Nelson.
Had brief romance with John Kerry, secretary of state 2013-present.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 29, a daughter named India Riven Oxenberg (aka India Oxenberg) on June 7, 1991. Child's father is unknown.
1999: Married Casper Van Dien in Las Vegas by a minister dressed as Elvis Presley. They later had an Indian ceremony under an Indian saint called Amma.
1/05: She and husband Casper Van Dien renewed their vows with his mother, Diane Van Dien, (an interfaith minister) presiding over the ceremony on the beach.
Her 1998 marriage to Robert Evans lasted 9 days.
Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 42, a daughter named Celeste Alma Van Dien (aka Celeste Van Dien) on October 3, 2003. Child's father is her now estranged 2nd husband, Casper Van Dien.
7 years older than her husband Casper Van Dien.
Casper Van Dien gave her an 8.3 carat diamond engagement ring with 92 yellow diamonds around the band.
(September 26, 2015) Her 2nd husband of 16 years Casper Van Dien filed for divorce from her earlier this week.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 39, a daughter named Amanda Maya Van Dien (aka Maya Van Dien) on September 20, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA. Child's father is her now estranged 2nd husband, Casper Van Dien.

Personal Quotes (1)

(As a model): "I'm lucky I don't have a [royal] title. Being a princess can work against her in an enormous way. A lot of people don't want a name, they want a face. If models are known too well, it detracts from the impetus of the product."

Salary (5)

Dynasty (1981) $15,000 per episode (1986)
Ring of Scorpio (1991) $200,000 .00
Acapulco H.E.A.T. (1993) $25,000 .00 per episode
The Omega Code (1999) $100,000 .00
I Married a Princess (2005) $65,000 .00 per episode

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