Catherine O'Hara was born on March 4, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario
Canada. She is now an American citizen.
Catherine O'Hara's sister is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter
Mary Margaret O'Hara. Catherine was Crowned Queen of Comedy
after her years as a regular on SECOND CITY TV (1976), better
known as SCTV. O'Hara wrote SCTV's famous sketch High-Q, which
is considered one of the funniest sketches on SCTV.
She has done cartoon voices. She has contributed to After Hours, Home Alone, Beetlejuice as Well as The Nightmare Before Christmas. She appeared in a number of Christopher Guest films, Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman, A Mightly Wind, and For Your Consideration.
She married Bo Welch in 1992, a production designer. They have two sons, Matthew and Luke.
Catherine O'Hara's other notable credits include...