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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 April 1959Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Birth NameCatherine Mary Nursall
Height 5' 6ΒΌ" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Catherine Mary Stewart's career has spanned more than 30 years and over 50 different productions, from film to television to theater, in England, Canada and the US. She was living in London studying dance, acting and singing when she was cast in her first professional acting role as the lead in the rock musical The Apple (1980), which was chosen to open the Montreal World Film Festival in 1980 and has since developed a cult following, being screened--twice, due to popular demand-at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Catherine moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and soon landed a contract with Days of Our Lives (1965), originating the role of Kayla Brady. During Catherine's tenure with "Days" she was cast in the lead role of Maggie in The Last Starfighter (1984). She found steady employment in films, appearing in a variety of films including the cult classic Night of the Comet (1984), the '50s teen comedy Mischief (1985) and the female lead in the very popular Weekend at Bernie's (1989).

Since that time she has gone on to make 37+ films and numerous television appearances, and continues to delight her fans all over the world.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Catherine Mary Stewart

Spouse (2)

Richard Allerton (9 June 1992 - present) (2 children)
John Findlater (1983 - 1985) (divorced)

Trivia (3)

She has a daughter, Hanna Mary Allerton (born July 27, 1993), with Richard Allerton.
She has a son, Connor McKay Allerton (born July 29, 1996), with Richard Allerton.
Auditioned for the role of Cherry Valance in The Outsiders (1983), which went to Diane Lane.

Personal Quotes (1)

Acting is very personal. I don't want to be like anybody else. There are positions I would like to be in--like Meryl Streep's, for instance.

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