Catherine O'Hara

Inside Biography


Catherine O'Hara is a Canadian actress, writer and a comedienne known for her roles in �Beetlejuice� and �Home Alone.� She also appeared in other several movies including �Waiting for Guffman� �Best in Snow�, �A Mighty Wind�, and �For Your Consideration.�

Early Life and Education

The talented actress was born on March 4, 1954, in Ontario, Canada into a large family of Irish descent. She was raised Catholic and is the sixth among seven children of her parents.

O'Hara joined Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute and met Robin Duke who inspired her to join the comedy career. She holds Canadian nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces.


The proficient actress started her career as a comedian in 1974 in Toronto where she was cast as a member of a theater troupe named �The Second City.� Until Radner left for Saturday Night Live she was an understudy for the Gilda Radner. After two years she along with her group members created the comedy show named SCTV for which she became a regular performer.

 After spending few years in the smaller theater she got an opportunity to act on a television film titled �The Rimshot� which was followed by the roles in several other television shows like �Coming Up Rosie�, �Witch�s night out� and Intergalactic Thanksgiving.

The famous actress made her feature debut in 1980 film Double Negative and later on appeared with more special roles including in �Home Alone� and �Monster House.�  She has also appeared as Justice Strauss in Lemony Snicket�s �A series of Unfortunate Events� starring Jim Carrey.

She has currently been portraying Moira Rose in the series Schitt's Creek, alongside Annie MurphyDan LevySarah LevyEugene Levy.

Personal Life

O'Hara who is the citizen of the United states married Bo Welch a  famous production designer. They both have two sons together named Matthew and Luke. She is the sister of the talented singer-songwriter Mary Margaret O'Hara and is a singer-songwriter in her own rights and has written and performed songs in Christopher Guest�s film named �A Mighty Wind.�

Net Worth

The 63-years-old actress earns her salary as a writer and comedian which heavily adds up to net worth. Her net worth is reported to be around $ 8 million which helps her to live a luxurious life.?

by Bchrome, 06 Aug, 2017

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