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Catherine O'Hara

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Catherine Anne O'Hara

March 4, 1954 (1954-03-04) (age 67)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress, writer, comedian
Years active 1975–present
Bo Welch (m. 1992)
Children 2
Relatives Mary Margaret O'Hara
Awards Order of Canada

Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian-American movie, television, stage, voice actress, writer and comedian. She is well known for her roles in SCTV, and her roles in movies such as in After Hours, Beetlejuice, Home Alone, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. She has won an Emmy Award.

O'Hara was born on March 4, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. O'Hara studied at Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute.

Personal life

O'Hara met production designer Bo Welch on the set of Beetlejuice. They were married in 1992, and together have two sons, Matthew (b. 1994) and Luke (b. 1997).

She is the sister of critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Margaret O'Hara, and is a singer-songwriter in her own right, having written and performed songs in Christopher Guest's film A Mighty Wind.

She is a naturalized U.S. citizen.

She currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and children.

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