Catherine Anne O’Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian-American actress, writer and comedian. She is well known for her comedy work on SCTV and her roles in the films After Hours (1985), Beetlejuice (1988), Home Alone (1990) and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), and also in the mockumentary films written and directed by Christopher Guest, including Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), and For Your Consideration (2006). She won the Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1999 film The Life Before This, and received an Emmy Award nomination for the 2010 TV film Temple Grandin.
1. I LIVED IN L.A. FOR A FEW MONTHS. IT SEEMED LIKE NO ONE THERE HAD PARENTS. OR IF THEY DID HAVE PARENTS, THEY WOULD DENY IT.
2. I’M AFRAID OF NEEDLES, EXCEPT ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES.
3. I THINK THE SUCCESS OF MY WORK STEMS FROM BEING TRUTHFUL.
4. CHARACTER ROLES DEFINITELY AGE BETTER THAN YOUR INGENUES. YOU DON’T GET TO KEEP DOING THAT.