Catherine Bach Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Warren, Ohio, USA
Birth NameCatherine Bachman
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Catherine Bach was born on March 1, 1954 in Warren, Ohio, USA as Catherine Bachman. She is an actress, known for The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), You Again (2010) and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). She was previously married to Peter Lopez and David Shaw.

Family (2)

Spouse Peter Lopez (8 August 1990 - 30 April 2010)  (his death)  (2 children)
David Shaw (15 May 1976 - 5 August 1981)  (divorced)
Parents Bernard Bachman
Norma Jean Kucera Verdugo

Trade Mark (2)

Natural brunette hair
Deep sultry voice

Trivia (16)

Cut-off denim shorts are sometimes referred to as "Daisy Dukes" as often worn by her character Daisy Duke on the television series The Dukes of Hazzard (1979).
Her first husband is Angela Lansbury's stepson David Shaw.
Descended from the Verdugo family, one of California's earliest landed families.
Her father had German ancestry and her mother had Mexican ancestry.
Handmade many of the costumes she wore as Daisy Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), particularly those seen in early episodes, including tops; the red bikini seen during the first episode, "One-Armed Bandits", that was immortalized in the opening credits; and her famous "Daisy Duke" cut-off jeans.
Parents are Bernard Bachman and Norma Jean Kucera; has one brother, Philip Bachman.
Attended and graduated from Stevens High School in Rapid City, South Dakota (1970).
Studied arts at UCLA where she supplemented her income by making clothes.
Her acting mentor was the late James Best.
Best known by the public for her role as Daisy Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard (1979).
Has two daughters: Sophia Isabella (born January 1996) and Laura Esmeralda (born October 1998).
Remained close to James Best. She even visits his website dedicated to Best's painting.
Revealed that she had a wonderful working relationship with James Best on The Dukes of Hazzard (1979).
Born on the same day as Ron Howard (March 1, 1954). Her own acting mentor [James Best], was also good friends with Howard's acting mentor [Andy Griffith].
No relation to Barbara Bach.
Starred in Cannonball Run II (1984) and John Schneider (who played Bo Duke) appeared in that film's sequel, Speed Zone (1989).

Personal Quotes (2)

A perfect dinner for me is being with people I really want to be with. It starts and stops with my company and my family.
I was at a party in London when I met Bond producer Barbara Broccoli. She introduced herself, and I didn't believe her name. So I just replied: "Yeah, and I'm Cathy Carrot." I think maybe I got off on the wrong foot!

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