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Catherine O'Hara

Catherine O'HaraBorn: 4-Mar-1954
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Actor

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Delia in Beetlejuice

Catherine O'Hara is a former player in the Toronto comedy troupe Second City, which she joined in 1974, and on the related program SCTV. In film, she is best remembered for her roles in Home Alone, After Hours, Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, or A Mighty Wind.

Her sister, Mary Margaret O'Hara, is a respected but, shall we say avant garde jazz-country-reggae-pop-improvisational singer, who once said of her own career, "I have a long history of being told I have no rhythm, and of people saying 'I've heard chickens sing better than that.'"

Sister: Mary Margaret O'Hara (singer-songwriter-performance artist)
Husband: Bo Welch (film director, m. 1992, two children)
Son: Dylan (b. 1994)
Son: Matthew (b. 1997)

    Canada's Walk of Fame 2007
    Second City
    Entertainment Weekly's 2003 "It" List Scene-Stealer
    Irish Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    Glenn Martin DDS Jackie Martin (2009-)
    Six Feet Under Carol Ward (2003-05)
    SCTV (1976-79)
    Celebrity Poker Showdown Contestant (2005)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    A.C.O.D. (23-Jan-2013)
    Frankenweenie (20-Sep-2012) [VOICE]
    Killers (1-Jun-2010) · Mrs. Kornfeldt
    Temple Grandin (6-Feb-2010) · Aunt Ann
    Where the Wild Things Are (13-Oct-2009) · Judith [VOICE]
    Away We Go (5-Jun-2009)
    For Your Consideration (10-Sep-2006) · Marilyn Hack
    Penelope (8-Sep-2006)
    Brother Bear 2 (17-Aug-2006) [VOICE]
    Monster House (15-Jun-2006) [VOICE]
    Over the Hedge (29-Apr-2006) [VOICE]
    Chicken Little (3-Nov-2005) [VOICE]
    Game 6 (Jan-2005) · Lillian Rogan
    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (17-Dec-2004)
    The Wool Cap (21-Nov-2004)
    Surviving Christmas (22-Oct-2004) · Christine Valco
    A Mighty Wind (12-Mar-2003) · Mickey Crabbe
    Searching for Debra Winger (16-May-2002) · Herself
    Orange County (7-Jan-2002)
    Speaking of Sex (2001)
    Best in Show (8-Sep-2000) · Cookie Fleck
    Bartok the Magnificent (16-Nov-1999) [VOICE]
    The Life Before This (15-Sep-1999)
    Late Last Night (20-Jun-1999)
    Home Fries (16-Sep-1998) · Mrs. Lever
    Hope (19-Oct-1997)
    Pippi Longstocking (22-Aug-1997) [VOICE]
    The Last of the High Kings (6-Dec-1996)
    Waiting for Guffman (21-Aug-1996) · Sheila Albertson
    Tall Tale (24-Mar-1995)
    A Simple Twist of Fate (2-Sep-1994) · Mrs. Simon
    Wyatt Earp (24-Jun-1994)
    The Paper (18-Mar-1994) · Susan
    The Nightmare Before Christmas (13-Oct-1993) [VOICE]
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (20-Nov-1992) · Kate
    There Goes the Neighborhood (30-Oct-1992)
    Little Vegas (16-Nov-1990)
    Home Alone (16-Nov-1990) · Kate
    Betsy's Wedding (22-Jun-1990)
    Dick Tracy (15-Jun-1990) · Texie Garcia
    Beetlejuice (30-Mar-1988) · Delia
    Heartburn (25-Jul-1986) · Betty
    After Hours (13-Sep-1985)
    Rock & Rule (5-Aug-1985) [VOICE]
    Nothing Personal (28-Mar-1980)
    Double Negative (1980)


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