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Catherine O'Hara

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Date of Birth: 1954 , March-4
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Catherine O'Hara

1954 Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1976 Television Debut with The Rimshot
1980 Film Debut with Double Negative
1982 Awarded Emmy Award
1992 Married to Bo Welch

Detail Timeline of Catherine O'Hara

March 4 , 1954

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Catherine O'Hara is a Canadian-American actress and writer. She was born on march 4, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as a sixth of seven children to her parent. She has currently established herself as a renowned comedian and actress.

1976

Television Debut with The Rimshot

Catherine O'Hara who is a renowned actress and comedian started her television career in 1976 appearing in a television film named The Rimshot, after which she appeared on a series of television films and shows like Coming Up Rosie and Witch's Night Out.

1980

Film Debut with Double Negative

After being known throughout the world appearing in major television shows, Catherine made her film debut in 1980 with a film named Double Negative. This film helped her gain wide appreciation and recognization and also helped her get a chance in several other movies.

1982

Awarded Emmy Award

Catherine as a comedian and writer appeared in several television shows and films. she got her first award for outstanding writing in 1982 for her work in a show in SCTV. The award proved her talent and skill in the field and gained her a steady place.  

1992

Married to Bo Welch

Catherin O'Hara married Bo Welch, a production designer in 1992 at the age of 38. The duo is living together happily and has two children named Mattew and Luke. They dated each other for few years before they got married in 1992. 

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Catherine started her career as a comedian in 1974 in Toronto as a cast member of a theater troupe named 'The Second City'. Spending few years of her life as a comedian in a smaller theater group finally, in 1976, O'Hara got the chance in a television film named The Rimshot followed by roles in several other television shows like Coming Up Rosie, Witch's Night Out, and Intergalactic Thanksgiving. But it was only after her performance in a show both as a writer and actress for SCTV and SCTV Network 90, she gained admiration and fame and earned her first Emmy Award for outstanding writing.

She made her feature debut in 1980 film Double Negative and later appeared with more prominent roles in movies like Home Alone, and Monster house. Catherine O'Hara is a Canadian-American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.  She married Bo Welch, a production designer in 1992 at the age of 38 and has two sons Mattew and Luke with her husband. Catherine earns her salary as a writer and comedian which adds to her net worth of U.S $ 8 million.