Catherine Ohara – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Catherine O'Hara American, Canadian Actress, Comedian, Screenwriter, Singer

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 35-23-36 inches
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 54 kg (118 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Light Brown

Nickname Anne
Gender Female
Age 70 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth March 4, 1954
Full Name Catherine Anne O’Hara OC
Profession Actress, Comedian, Screenwriter, Singer
Nationality American-Canadian
Birthplace Toronto, Canada
Religion Catholic
Published on September 19, 2019 on 10:44 AM
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Catherine Anne O’ Hara is a Canadian actress. She is known for being a multi-talented star who is a great comedian and writer. Having good writing and comic skills, she turned her passion into a career. She is the recipient of many awards including the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Canadian Screen Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and many others.

In 2018, Catherine O’ Hara was selected as an Officer of the Order of Canada. She was honored with the Governor General’s Performing Arts Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in 2020.


In 1974, Catherine O’ Hara drew attention after giving her first performance, when she was a member of ‘The Second City’ improvisational comedy troupe in Toronto.

The actress appeared in her first television sitcom show named ‘Coming Up Rosie’, started in 1975 and ended in 1978. In the series, she acted alongside John Candy and Dan Aykroyd.

In 1976, she then made an appearance in the sketch comedy series named ‘Second City Television’. The series was ended in the year 1984. For her performance, she got huge acclaim. Her work as an actress and writer was truly appreciated. And this led her to win a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 1981.

However, Catherine O’ Hara did many films and got prominence for her performances. She has the ability to win the hearts of many with her admiring acting prowess.


Genie Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and six Canadian Screen Awards are some of the major achievements of Catherine’s life.

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Catherine O’Hara Education

College: Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute

Catherine O’Hara Career

Profession: Actress, Comedian, Screenwriter, Singer

Net Worth: USD $8 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Brother: Michael Patrick O’hara, Marc O’Hara

Sister: Mary Margaret O’Hara

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Bo Welch (m. 1992)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Luke Welch, Matthew Welch

Past Relationships:

John Heard
James Gandolfini
Jeffrey Jones
Joe Pesci

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Who is Catherine O’Hara?

Catherine O’Hara is an American, Canadian actress, comedian, screenwriter, singer, born on 04 March, 1954 in Toronto, Canada.

How old is Catherine O’Hara?

Catherine O’Hara is 70 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is Catherine O’Hara?

Catherine O’Hara is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).

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