Catherine O'Hara

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the movie poster for argylie starring actors from left to right, michael mc
"Argylle" movie soundtrack, 2024.
L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Ariana DeBose, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dua Lipa, Henry Cavill, Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rockwell, John Cena, Bryan Cranston. Despite the many stars, this $200 million action film opened on February 2, 2024 and sank like a lead balloon - it currently has a total box office take of just under $80 million.
the movie poster for argylie
"Argylle" character movie poster, 2024. Catherine O'Hara as Ruth Conway.
a woman talking on a cell phone while standing in front of a stair case and stairs
"Argylle" movie still, 2024. Catherine O'Hara as Ruth Conway.
a woman standing in a kitchen next to a counter with food on top of it
"Argylle" movie still, 2024. Catherine O'Hara as Ruth Conway.
PLOT: An author (Bryce Dallas Howard) who writes espionage novels about a secret agent. A global spy syndicate realizes the plot of the new book she's writing starts to mirror real-world events, in real time. O'Hara plays her mother.
a man and woman standing next to each other in front of a star on the hollywood walk of fame
At the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony for Macaulay Culkin in Los Angeles, CA - December 1, 2023.
L to R: Macaulay Culkin, Catherine O'Hara.
On the set of "Beetlejuice Beetlejuice" - July 12, 2023. Center: Catherine O'Hara.
The long-awaited sequel with O'Hara and Michael Keaton reprising their roles is set to be released in 2024 or 2025.
the movie poster for pain hustlers with two people and money flying out of their mouths
"Pain Hustlers" Netflix movie soundtrack, 2023.
a group of people standing around each other in front of a crowd at a party
"Pain Hustlers" Netflix promotional still, 2023. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Andy Garcia.
two women sitting at a table looking at a laptop
"Pain Hustlers" Netflix promotional still, 2023. L to R: Emily Blunt, Catherine O'Hara.
a woman standing in front of a man holding a wine bottle
"Pain Hustlers" Netflix promotional still, 2023. Catherine O'Hara as Jackie Drake.
PLOT: A woman (Emily Blunt) goes to work for a pharmaceutical company, rides the wave of the opioid epidemic, and makes a boatload of money. O'Hara plays her mother.
black and white photo of people with masks holding up their awards in front of them
Members of the TV show "Schitt's Creek" pose with their Emmy Awards - September 20, 2020.
L to R: Eugene Levy, Noah Reid, director Andrew Cividino, Catherine O'Hara, Annie Murphy, Karen Robinson, Daniel Levy. For the first time in Emmy history, a single show swept all seven major comedy categories (Outstanding Lead Actor - Eugene Levy, Outstanding Lead Actress - O'Hara, Best Supporting Actor / Writing - Daniel Levy, Best Supporting Actress - Murphy, Best Directing - Daniel Levy and Cividino, Best Comedy Show.)
a woman holding an award while standing in front of a microphone
Catherine O'Hara accepts her Emmy for "Schitt's Creek" - September 20, 2020.
three men and two women in formal wear standing next to each other with christmas decorations on the wall behind them
"Schitt's Creek" / "Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose" CBC-TV promotional still - December 19, 2018.
L to R: Show creator/writer/co-star Daniel Levy, Catherine O'Hara, show creator/co-star Eugene Levy, Annie Murphy. This episode was the end of their fourth season and the show was now a worldwide phenomenon. It was a favorite of the LGBTQ+ community and was frequently cited as the best show on TV. It would run for two more seasons and gained even larger audiences during the COVID lockdowns of 2020.
two women standing next to each other with medals on their neck and necklaces around their necks
At an Order of Canada investiture ceremony in Ottawa - November 20, 2018.
L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Governor General Julie Payette. O'Hara was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, certifying her status as a Canadian icon.
two women dressed in pink and green are walking through an open doorway with their canes
"A Series of Unfortunate Events" Netflix promotional still, 2017.
L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Neil Patrick Harris. PLOT: After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three Baudelaire children are placed in the care of Count Orlof (Harris) and face trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets. O'Hara would appear in four episodes of season one as Dr. Georgina Orwell.
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At the "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" concert in Los Angeles, CA - October 28, 2016.
L to R: Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman.
a man and woman sitting on a couch in front of a stair case while another woman looks at the camera
"Modern Family" / "Clean Out Your Junk" ABC-TV promotional still - December 2, 2015.
L to R: Sofia Vergara, Ed O'Neill, Catherine O'Hara. PLOT: Gloria (Vergara) wins a bid at an auction for a seminar with famed doctor and author Debra Radcliffe (O'Hara), who wrote a self-help book titled "Clean Out Your Junk Drawer." This leads to the rest of the family to sort through their problems and it quickly becomes a competition.
L to R: Annie Murphy, Catherine O'Hara, show creator/co-star Eugene Levy, show creator/writer/co-star Daniel Levy.

The show was an instant hit in Canada and slowly gained an audience in America.  By season three, the show was popular in both countries. Jil Sander, Raf Simons, Family Portraits, Rick Owens, Jumpers, David Rose, Alexis
"Schitt's Creek" / "Pilot" CBC-TV promotional still, 2015.
L to R: Annie Murphy, Catherine O'Hara, show creator/co-star Eugene Levy, show creator/writer/co-star Daniel Levy. The show was an instant hit in Canada and slowly gained an audience in America. By season three, the show was popular in both countries.
a woman in black leather pants and a white shirt is standing with her hands on her hips
"Schitt's Creek" CBC-TV season one promotional still, 2015. Catherine O'Hara as Moira Rose.
PLOT: A wealthy, spoiled family (O'Hara, Annie Murphy, show creator/writers Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy) discovers their business manager has embezzled the family fortune. They are forced to re-locate to a town they once purchased as a joke: Schitt's Creek. The Levys had developed the show and originally asked O'Hara to appear in just the pilot. Having her in the pilot sold the show to the CBC and Catherine agreed to continue with the series. A lone cable network in America - Pop - became a co-producer in order to air the show on their network. Good move.
the movie poster for being canadian, with an image of a red maple leaf on it
"Being Canadian" movie poster, 2015.
PLOT: What does it actually mean to be Canadian? This humorous documentary, featuring interviews with a who's-who of famous media related Canadians (including Catherine O'Hara), hopes to find the answer. Written/directed by Robert Cohen.
the movie poster for accd, starring an angry man with his mouth wide open
"A.C.O.D." movie poster, 2013.
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"A.C.O.D." movie still, 2013. L to R: Richard Jenkins, Catherine O'Hara, Adam Scott.
two men and a woman sitting at a table with wine glasses
"A.C.O.D." movie still, 2013. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Richard Jenkins, Adam Scott.
PLOT:  A grown man (Adam Scott) caught in the crossfire of the 15-year divorce of his parents (O'Hara, Richard Jenkins) discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family. Parents, Spencer, Grown Man
"A.C.O.D." movie still, 2013. Catherine O'Hara as Melissa Spencer.
PLOT: A grown man (Adam Scott) caught in the crossfire of the 15-year divorce of his parents (O'Hara, Richard Jenkins) discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
two men and a woman are sitting at the alter
"The Right Kind of Wrong" movie still, 2013. L to R: Ryan Kwanten, Catherine O'Hara.
PLOT: A failed writer and recent divorcee (Kwanten) falls in love with a bride on the day of her wedding - to another man. He decides to pursue her anyway with the help of the mother of the bride (O'Hara). A Canadian comedy that was released in a single theater and immediately to streaming services on the same day.
a cartoon character holding onto a dog in front of a fence with the words frankenweenie written on it
"Frankenweenie" movie soundtrack, 2012.
a black and white photo of a doll sitting on top of a bed next to other stuffed animals
"Frankenweenie" promo still, 2012.
PLOT: When a boy's beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment.
a woman standing in front of a white and black statue with a hat on it's head
"Frankenweenie" promo still, 2012.
Catherine O'Hara as the voices of Susan Frankenstein / Weird Girl / The Gym Teacher. In 1984, Tim Burton made an animated short film of the same name that put him on the map. For years, he wanted to make a full-length movie in the style of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and got his chance. He immediately hired O'Hara for a series of voices as well as Martin Short, Winona Ryder, and Martin Landau.
a man and woman standing at the bar talking on their cell phones while holding wine glasses
"Killers" movie still, 2010. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Tom Selleck.
PLOT: A vacationing woman (Katherine Heigl) meets her ideal man (Ashton Kutcher), leading to a swift marriage. Three years later, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple. O'Hara and Selleck are the parents of the woman.
three people in red and black outfits are performing on the ice with one person holding two ski poles
Catherine O'Hara at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver - February 28, 2010.
During the closing ceremonies, O'Hara performed a comedic monologue about the tendency of Canadians to be overly polite and apologetic. Others who performed monologues were Michael J. Fox and William Shatner!
a man and woman sitting at a table with wine glasses
"Away We Go" movie still, 2009. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Jeff Daniels.
PLOT: A couple (John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph) expecting their first child travel the U.S. seeking the perfect "family home." They have misadventures and find fresh connections with relatives (including O'Hara and Daniels) and old friends who help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time. Directed by Sam Mendes.
two people standing next to each other in a room with blue walls and wallpaper
"Penelope" movie still, 2008. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Richard E. Grant.
PLOT: A young aristocratic heiress (Christina Ricci) is born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will accept her as one of their own." With the help of her parents (O'Hara, Grant) and a friendly delivery girl (Reese Witherspoon), they help her when a suitor (James McAvoy) takes an interest in her.
a group of people standing next to each other in front of a red carpeted area
"For Your Consideration" computer wallpaper, 2006.
L to R: Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Fred Willard, Michael McKean, Catherine O'Hara, Bob Balaban, co-writer/director Christopher Guest, Ricky Gervais, Parker Posey, Christopher Moynihan, Harry Shearer, John Michael Higgins, co-writer Eugene Levy. Critics praised the performance of O'Hara and for a brief time was the object was actual speculation for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination. However, this mockumentary flopped hard at the box office and ended a great run for the creative team behind "Waiting For Guffman", "Best In Show", and "A Mighty Wind".
a group of people standing next to each other near a table with food on it
"For Your Consideration" movie still, 2006.
L to R: Parker Posey, Harry Shearer, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge, Ricky Gervais, Larry Miller.
a man and woman standing in front of a trailer
"For Your Consideration" movie still, 2006. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, John Michael Higgins.
an older woman wearing a tiara sitting at a table in front of two mugs
"For Your Consideration" movie still, 2006. Catherine O'Hara as Marilyn Hack.
PLOT: Three actors (including O'Hara) learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating Oscar buzz. This changes their outlook on the industry and the remainder of the production. Co-written/directed by Christopher Guest.
a person laying on top of a green present box
"Surviving Christmas" movie soundtrack, 2004.
a group of people sitting around in a living room with christmas decorations on the walls
"Surviving Christmas" movie still, 2004.
L to R: David Selby, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Stephanie Faracy, Catherine O'Hara.
a man and woman standing next to each other in front of a living room with christmas decorations
"Surviving Christmas" movie still, 2004. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, James Gandolfini.
PLOT: A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire (Ben Affleck) pays a family (Gandolfini, O'Hara) to spend Christmas with him.
a group of people dressed in fancy clothing
"Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" movie still, 2004.
L to R: Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Adams, Catherine O'Hara, Jim Carrey. PLOT: When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf (Carrey), who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune. O'Hara plays a judge who is a neighbor and kind to the children that is drawn into the plot.
two people that are kissing each other on stage
At the 76th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, CA - February 29, 2004.
L to R: Eugene Levy (as Mitch), Catherine O'Hara (as Mickey). In character, the pair performed the Oscar nominated song "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow". It would lose to the song "Into the West" from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King".
a group of people standing around each other in front of an advertisement for a musical band
"A Mighty Wind" movie soundtrack, 2000.
The song "A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow" (co-written by Michael McKean and his wife Annette O'Toole) would win a Best Original Song Academy Award nomination.
a group of people standing on top of a stage next to each other holding guitars
"A Mighty Wind" movie still, 2000.
Front row (L to R): Parker Posey, Jane Lynch, John Michael Higgins, co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Harry Shearer, Michael McKean, co-writer/director/co-star Christopher Guest. Not only did the actors improvise many of their scenes but several wrote nearly all of the music performed in the movie.
two people standing next to each other with their arms crossed and looking into the distance
"A Mighty Wind" movie still, 2000. L to R: Co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara.
PLOT: Three folk groups reunite and prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter. Another mockumentary co-written/directed by Christopher Guest.
a man and woman sitting at a table with wine glasses in their hand, smiling
"Speaking of Sex" movie still, 2001. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Bill Murray.
PLOT: A female marriage counselor and a male depression expert try to solve the marital problems of a troubled couple. Murray received top billing but doesn't show up until the latter half of the movie with O'Hara. A mess of a movie.
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"Best In Show" Canadian movie poster, 2000.
L to R: Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Lynch, co-writer/co-star/director Christopher Guest, Michael Hitchcock, Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara, co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, John Michael Higgins.
a man and woman looking at a small dog on a table in a pet store
"Best In Show" movie still, 2000. L to R: Co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara.
an older woman holding a small dog on top of a green carpeted floor in front of a crowd
"Best In Show" DVD screen capture, 2000. L to R: Cleo A. Laxton, Catherine O'Hara.
a man and woman sitting next to each other at a picnic table with a dog
"Best In Show" movie still, 2000. L to R: Co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara.
PLOT: A behind-the-scenes look into the highly competitive and cut-throat world of dog shows through the eyes of a group of ruthless and humble dog owners (including Levy & O'Hara). Co-written/directed by Christopher Guest.
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Emily Hampshire and Catherine O'Hara at the 20th Genie Awards in Toronto - January 30, 2000.
Both actresses were co-stars in the Canadian drama "The Life Before This" (which was based on a real-life shooting at a Toronto restaurant). O'Hara won a Best Supporting Actress Genie Award for her performance in this film. This was fifteen years before Hampshire and O'Hara would work together again on "Schitt's Creek".
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Former cast members of "SCTV" at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO - March 6, 1999.
L to R: Dave Thomas, Joe Flaherty, Catherine O'Hara, Andrea Martin; Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy, Martin Short.
two women standing next to each other near a fence and grass covered field with trees in the background
"Home Fries" movie still, 1998. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Drew Barrymore.
PLOT: Impregnated by a married man, a young woman (Barrymore) unknowingly falls for the stepson (Luke Wilson) of the married man and has to deal with his family (including O'Hara).
a woman is holding up a clock on the wall with chains hanging from it's side
"Hope" TNT Network screen capture - October 19, 1997. Catherine O'Hara as Muriel Macswain.
PLOT: During the early 1960s, a small girl is faced with a dreary small-town existence, surrounded by her mother, who is a stroke victim, and her bigoted Uncle Ray, who owns a theatre. When a black minister dies in Uncle Ray's theater, Ray is charged with wrongful death. Directed by Goldie Hawn (her first directed project). O'Hara plays a dance teacher who mentors the young girl during these times.
a man and woman sitting at a table looking at something on a book while smiling
The Last Of The High Kings" movie still, 1996. L to R: Gabriel Byrne, Catherine O'Hara.
PLOT: After finishing exams in Ireland, a young lad (Jared Leto) spends the summer with his two friends, siblings and parents (Byrne, O'Hara) while dreaming of two cute girls and waiting for exam results. Will he go on to college? This Irish film hardly made money in its initial release and remains a hard movie to track down.
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"Red, White & Blaine: The Musical" cover artwork, 1996.
This promotional only CD with music from "Waiting For Guffman" was sent to potential Oscar voters and radio stations.
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"Waiting For Guffman" movie still, 1996.
L to R: Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, co-writer/co-star/director Christopher Guest, Parker Posey, co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy.
a group of men sitting on top of a wooden floor in front of a microphone
"Waiting For Guffman" movie still, 1996.
L to R: Matt Keeslar, co-writer/co-star Eugene Levy, Parker Posey, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Lewis Arquette, Bob Balaban, co-writer/co-star/director Christopher Guest.
two young men standing next to each other in a classroom
"Waiting For Guffman" movie still, 1996. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard.
PLOT: An aspiring director (co-writer/co-star/director Christopher Guest) and the marginally talented amateur cast (including O'Hara and Willard) of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance. This was the first teaming of the writers/cast of "This Is Spinal Tap" (Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer) and members of SCTV (O'Hara, Willard, co-writer Eugene Levy). They surrounded themselves with other talented improvisers (Parker Posey, Jennifer Coolidge, Bob Balaban, and others) to revive the mockumentary genre.
PLOT:  In 1905, a young Texas boy is weaned on stories of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, and John Henry, and Calamity Jane.  When a land robber arrives to take over his hometown, the boy seeks out his heroes and convinces them to help save their land.

Filmed in 1993, the Disney company shelved this $32 million movie for two years.  When it was released, it earned $8 million.
"Tall Tale" movie still, 1995. Catherine O'Hara as Calamity Jane.
PLOT: In 1905, a young Texas boy is weaned on stories of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, and John Henry, and Calamity Jane. When a land robber arrives to take over his hometown, the boy seeks out his heroes and convinces them to help save their land. Filmed in 1993, the Disney company shelved this $32 million movie for two years. When it was released, it earned $8 million.
a man pushing a baby carriage next to a woman
"A Simple Twist of Fate" movie still, 1994. L to R: Catherine O'Hara, writer/co-star Steve Martin.
PLOT: The life of a divorced, emotionally closed off person (Martin) takes in an orphaned baby girl at his house. With the help of a local shopkeeper (O'Hara), he manages to raise the girl into a bright, personable, precocious young woman, transforming the lonely man by her presence. Loosely based on the George Eliot novel "Silas Marner".