Catherine O'Hara

Catherine O'Hara

  • Highest Rated: 100% Temple Grandin (2010)
  • Lowest Rated: 7% Surviving Christmas (2004)
  • Birthday: Mar 4, 1954
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Began acting at age 7 when she played Mary in a nativity play. Waited tables at the Toronto Second City Theatre Company in 1973; joined the troupe in 1974 and quickly replaced Gilda Radner as a regular when Radner left for SNL. Became one of the founding members of the sketch-comedy series SCTV in 1976 Won a Genie Award for her work in the film The Life Before This (1999). Earned an American Comedy Award in 2001 for Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in the 2000 mockumentary Best in Show; has appeared in three other Christopher Guest films (Waiting for Guffman, A Mighty Wind and For Your Consideration). Was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto in 2007. Spoke at the closing ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Is a singer-songwriter and performed with the group Northern Lights on the song "Tears Are Not Enough" from the 1985 album We Are the World.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Bitelchus Delia Deetz 2018
91% When Marnie Was There Elderly Lady $0.5M 2015
12% The Right Kind of Wrong Tess $2.5K 2014
No Score Yet The Shadow King Actor 2013
52% A.C.O.D. Melissa $0.2M 2013
87% Frankenweenie Mrs. Frankenstein/Gym Teacher/Weird Girl $35.3M 2012
10% Killers Mrs. Kornfeldt $47.1M 2010
100% Temple Grandin Aunt Ann 2010
73% Where the Wild Things Are Judith $77.3M 2009
68% Away We Go Gloria $9.5M 2009
No Score Yet Comic Relief: The Greatest...and The Latest Actor 2008
52% For Your Consideration Marilyn Hack $5.5M 2006
No Score Yet Barbie: 12 Dancing Princesses Actor 2006
54% Penelope Jesssica Wilhern $10.1M 2006
50% Brother Bear 2 Kata 2006
75% Monster House DJ's Mom $73.7M 2006
75% Over the Hedge Penny $155.1M 2006
37% Chicken Little Tina, Alien Mom $135.3M 2005
60% Game 6 Lillian Rogan 2005
72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Justice Strauss $118.5M 2004
No Score Yet The Wool Cap Gloria 2004
No Score Yet The Rutles 2---Can't Buy Me Lunch Astro Glide 2004
7% Surviving Christmas Christine Valco $11.2M 2004
87% A Mighty Wind Mickey Devlin Crabbe $17.5M 2003
No Score Yet Speaking of Sex Connie Barker 2003
80% Searching for Debra Winger Actor 2002
46% Orange County Cindy Buegler $41.1M 2002
94% Best in Show Cookie $16.6M 2000
No Score Yet Bartok the Magnificent Ludmilla 1999
No Score Yet Late Last Night Actor 1999
80% The Life Before This Sheena 1999
31% Home Fries Beatrice 1998
No Score Yet The Last of the High Kings Cathleen 1998
No Score Yet Hope Muriel 1997
43% Pippi Longstocking Mrs.Prysselius 1997
91% Waiting for Guffman Sheila Albertson 1996
50% Tall Tale Calamity Jane 1995
43% A Simple Twist of Fate April Simon 1994
44% Wyatt Earp Allie Earp 1994
88% The Paper Susan 1994
95% The Nightmare Before Christmas Sally $8.7M 1993
33% Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Kate 1992
No Score Yet There Goes the Neighborhood (Paydirt) Jessie Lodge 1992
No Score Yet Finn McCoul Actor 1992
65% Home Alone Kate McCallister 1990
50% Betsy's Wedding Gloria Henner 1990
63% Dick Tracy Texie Garcia 1990
No Score Yet Little Vegas Lexie 1990
84% Beetlejuice Delia 1988
47% Heartburn Betty 1986
88% After Hours Gail $10.7M 1985
No Score Yet The Last Polka Actor 1985
No Score Yet Rock And Rule Aunt Edith 1983
No Score Yet Nothing Personal Janet Samson 1980

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2016
No Score Yet Sofia the First
2013
Voice
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009
Guest
  • 2016
86% Modern Family
2009
Debra Radcliffe
  • 2015
No Score Yet Inside Comedy
2012-2015
Guest
  • 2014
85% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Face Off
2011-2017
Judge
  • 2012
36% Glenn Martin, DDS
2009-2011
Voice
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
92% Curb Your Enthusiasm
2000-2017
Bam Bam
  • 2009
No Score Yet Lass es, Larry!
2000-2017
Bam Bam
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2006
  • 2002
83% Six Feet Under
2001-2005
Carol
  • 2005
  • 2003
No Score Yet Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist
1995-1999
Voice
  • 2002
  • 1998
No Score Yet MADtv
1995-2009
Performer
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Outer Limits
1995-2002
Director
  • 1998
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
  • 1994
100% The Larry Sanders Show
1992-1998
  • 1992
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
Host Guest
  • 1992
  • 1991
No Score Yet Dream On
1990-1996
Director
  • 1991
No Score Yet SCTV
1976-1981
Performer

QUOTES FROM Catherine O'Hara CHARACTERS

Delia Deetz
If you don't let me gut out this house and make it my own, I will go insane, and I will take you with me!
Charles Deetz
Yeah, well you know, maybe the house could use a little remodeling. Uh... But, why don't you just leave this room alone, okay?
Delia Deetz
Okay.
Barbara Maitland
I'm gonna get her.
Kate McCallister
(on a pay phone at the Paris airport) Hi! I'm calling from Paris. My son's home alone.
Kate McCallister
Hi! I'm calling from Paris. My son's home alone.
Victor's Mom
When you loose someone you love they move into a special place in your heart.
Mrs. Frankenstein/Gym Teacher/Weird Girl
When you lose someone you love they move into a special place in your heart.
Mom
We'll be back tomorrow night. Oh. If anything happens, call the police and hide in your closet.
Dad
He knows that.
Jessica Wilhern
No, you ran! It was you this time.
Penelope Wilhern
He just stood there, staring at me. No one's ever just stood there before.
Peter McCallister
(talking to Kate while she's on the phone) Hey!, honey, did I pick up the apater.
Peter McCallister
[talking to Kate while she's on the phone] Hey, honey, did I pick up the apater.
Kate McCallister
No?, I didn't have time to do that?.
Kate McCallister
No? I didn't have time to do that?
Peter McCallister
What am I supposed to shave in France?.
Peter McCallister
What am I supposed to shave in France?
Kate McCallister
Grow a goatee?.
Kate McCallister
Grow a goatee?
Kate McCallister
(talking to the Scranton ticket agent) This is *Christmas*. The season has the perputal hope. I don't care that I have to get out on your runway and hitchike. It costs me everything I own. I have to sell my soul to the devil himself. I am going to get home to my son?.
Kate McCallister
[talking to the Scranton ticket agent] This is *Christmas*. The season has the perputal hope. I don't care that I have to get out on your runway and hitchike. It costs me everything I own. I have to sell my soul to the devil himself. I am going to get home to my son?.
Kate McCallister
[talking to the Scranton ticket agent] This is *Christmas*. The season has the perputal hope. I don't care that I have to get out on your runway and hitchike. It costs me everything I own. I have to sell my soul to the devil himself. I am going to get home to my son?
Kate McCallister
(talking to the Scranton ticket agent) I have been awake for almost sixty hours, I have been to Chicago to Paris to Dallas to... Where the hell am I?.
Kate McCallister
[talking to the Scranton ticket agent] I have been awake for almost sixty hours, I have been to Chicago to Paris to Dallas to... Where the hell am I?
Scranton Ticket Agent
Scranton?.
Scranton Ticket Agent
Scranton?
Kate McCallister
I'm trying to get home to my eight years old son and now I'm this close, you're telling me it's hopeless!.
Kate McCallister
I'm trying to get home to my eight years old son and now I'm this close, you're telling me it's hopeless!
Kate McCallister
KEVIN!!!!
Kate McCallister
How can we forget this?. We forgot him?.
Kate McCallister
How can we forget this? We forgot him?
Peter McCallister
We didn't forget him?. We just miscounted?.
Peter McCallister
We didn't forget him? We just miscounted?
Kate McCallister
What kind of mother am I?.
Kate McCallister
What kind of mother am I?
Uncle Frank
It makes you feel any better?. I forgot my reading glasses?.
Uncle Frank
It makes you feel any better? I forgot my reading glasses?
Lineman
(talking to Kate as she is about to hop in the airport van) Excuse me, ma'am. I just wanted to let you know that your power is fixed. The phones are just a mess. It will take Ma Bell especially around the holidays?
Lineman
[talking to Kate as she is about to hop in the airport van] Excuse me, ma'am. I just wanted to let you know that your power is fixed. The phones are just a mess. It will take Ma Bell especially around the holidays?
Kate McCallister
(without really listening) Okay, thanks!.
Kate McCallister
[without really listening] Okay, thanks!
Kate McCallister
(shouts after she hits the clock and picks up her watch) PETER!
Kate McCallister
[shouts after she hits the clock and picks up her watch] PETER!
Kate McCallister
We slept in.
Peter McCallister
We slept in.
Kate McCallister
Did I turn off the coffee?.
Kate McCallister
Did I turn off the coffee?
Peter McCallister
No?... I did?.
Peter McCallister
No? I did?
Kate McCallister
Did you lock up?.
Kate McCallister
Did you lock up?
Peter McCallister
Yeah?.
Peter McCallister
Yeah?
Kate McCallister
Did we set the timers on the lights?.
Kate McCallister
Did we set the timers on the lights?
Kate McCallister
Did you close the close the garage?.
Kate McCallister
Did you close the close the garage?
Peter McCallister
That's it, I forgot to close the garage, that's it?.
Peter McCallister
That's it, I forgot to close the garage, that's it?
Kate McCallister
No?, that's not it?.
Kate McCallister
No?, that's not it?
Peter McCallister
And who else will we be forgetting?.
Peter McCallister
And who else will we be forgetting?
Kate McCallister
(she jumps up right after she pauses) Kevin!.
Kate McCallister
[she jumps up right after she pauses] Kevin!
Delia Deetz
Chalrles if you do not let me remodel this house, I will go insane and take you with me!
Charles Deetz
Yeah...well maybe it could use a fixer up. Tell you what, just this room alone ok?
Charles Deetz
Yeah...well maybe it could use a fixer up. Tell you what, just this room alone okay?
Kate McCallister
Where are the passports and tickets?.
Kate McCallister
Where are the passports and tickets?
Peter McCallister
I put them in the microwave to dry them off?.
Peter McCallister
I put them in the microwave to dry them off?
Kevin McCallister
I made my family dissapear?.
Kevin McCallister
I made my family dissapear?
Kevin McCallister
(thinks backs to family members that had told him the night before).
Kevin McCallister
[thinks backs to family members that had told him the night before]
Megan McCallister
Kevin, you're heavenly helpless?.
Megan McCallister
Kevin, you're heavenly helpless?
Linnie McCallister
You know, Kevin, you're what the french call les incomplent.
Buzz McCallister
Kevin, I'm going to feed you to my tartulula.
Jeff McCallister
Kevin, you are a *such* a disease.
Kate McCallister
There are fifteen people in the house, you're the only one who has to make trouble.
Uncle Frank
Look what you *did* you little jerk!.
Uncle Frank
Look what you *did* you little jerk!
Kevin McCallister
(gleefully) I made my family dissapear?.
Kevin McCallister
[gleefully] I made my family dissapear?
Kate McCallister
I hope you're all drinking milk, I wanna get rid of it.
Penny
Oh, jeepers. Here we go.
Peter McCallister
I don't think you'll be running over New York City all by yourself?.
Peter McCallister
I don't think you'll be running over New York City all by yourself?
Kate McCallister
I think our son can do it, I can do it?.
Kate McCallister
I think our son can do it, I can do it?
Peter McCallister
Kate, it...
Kate McCallister
Peter, I'll be fine. The way I'm feeling right now no murder mugger would dare mess with me?.
Kate McCallister
Peter, I'll be fine. The way I'm feeling right now no murder mugger would dare mess with me?
Concierge Mr. Hector
Madame, there are hundreds of parasites out there, arm to the teeth?.
Concierge Mr. Hector
Madame, there are hundreds of parasites out there, arm to the teeth?
Kate McCallister
(slaps him in the face)
Kate McCallister
[slaps him in the face]
Concierge Mr. Hector
Do bundle it up, it's awfully cold outside?.
Concierge Mr. Hector
Do bundle it up, it's awfully cold outside?
Kate McCallister
(talking on the phone and Kevin jumps up on the bed) No?, we're not bringing the dog, we took him to the kennel.... Hey, hey, hey, get off. Kevin, out of the room?.
Kate McCallister
[talking on the phone and Kevin jumps up on the bed] No?, we're not bringing the dog, we took him to the kennel.... Hey, hey, hey, get off. Kevin, out of the room?.
Kevin McCallister
Hang up the phone and make me, why don't you?.
Kevin McCallister
Hang up the phone and make me, why don't you?
Kevin McCallister
(walking in his parents' bedroom and his mother is talking on the phone) Mom?, Uncle Frank won't let me watch the movie but the big kids can. Why can't I?.
Kevin McCallister
[walking in his parents' bedroom and his mother is talking on the phone] Mom?, Uncle Frank won't let me watch the movie but the big kids can. Why can't I?
Kate McCallister
Kevin, I'm on the phone.
Kevin McCallister
It's not rated R. He's being such a jerk?.
Kevin McCallister
It's not rated R. He's being such a jerk?
Kate McCallister
Kevin, if Uncle Frank says no, it must be really bad.
Megan
Kevin's not here.
Tracy
Kevin's not here.
Aunt Leslie
Kevin's not here.
Kate McCallister
Kevin's not here.
Peter McCallister
What?.
Kate McCallister
(surprises as she screams) KEVIN!.
Kate McCallister
[surprises as she screams] KEVIN!
Kate McCallister
(faints)
Kate McCallister
[faints]
Peter McCallister
(looking at some bags at the baggage claim) Who's bag is this. Is this Brooke's, give this to Brooke. Is this Kevin's, give this to Kevin.
Peter McCallister
[looking at some bags at the baggage claim] Who's bag is this. Is this Brooke's, give this to Brooke. Is this Kevin's, give this to Kevin.
Kate McCallister
Give this.... Give this to Kevin.
Kate McCallister
Give this... Give this to Kevin.
Aunt Leslie
Give this to Kevin.
Tracy
Give this to Kevin.
Megan
Kevin.
Buzz
Give this to Kevin.
Rod
Give this to Kevin.
Peter McCallister
(carries some batteries) Honey, do we know some batteries it is?,
Peter McCallister
[carries some batteries] Honey, do we know some batteries it is?
Kate McCallister
Yeah!, I put it in the trenches?.
Kate McCallister
Yeah! I put it in the trenches?
Peter McCallister
(unplugs the alarm clock and then plugs it back in.)
Peter McCallister
[unplugs the alarm clock and then plugs it back in]
Peter McCallister
(holding his tie) How is this?.
Peter McCallister
[holding his tie] How is this?
Kate McCallister
It's so much better?.
Kate McCallister
It's so much better?
Kevin McCallister
(stands on the stairwell) Everyone in this family hates me!.
Kevin McCallister
[stands on the stairwell] Everyone in this family hates me!.
Kate McCallister
Then you should ask Santa for the new family.
Kevin McCallister
I don't want another family, I don't want any family. Familes suck!.
Kate McCallister
Just stay up there. I don't wanna see you again for the rest of the night.
Kevin McCallister
I don't wanna see you again for the rest of my whole life. I don't wanna see anybody else either.
Kate McCallister
I hope you don't mean it. You feel pretty sad that wake up tomorrow morning and you don't have a family.
Kevin McCallister
No?, I wouldn't?.
Kate McCallister
Then say that again. Maybe it will happen.
Kevin McCallister
I hope I'll never see any of you jerks again.
Airline Counter Person
Hi!.
Airline Counter Person
Hi!
Kate McCallister
Did we miss the flight?.
Kate McCallister
Did we miss the flight?
Airline Counter Person
No?, you just made it.
Airline Counter Person
No, you just made it.
Kate McCallister
Yeah?.
Kate McCallister
Yeah?
Airline Counter Person
(open the gate door) Have a merry christmas and have a great flight. Bye?.
Airline Counter Person
[open the gate door] Have a merry christmas and have a great flight. Bye?
Peter McCallister
(talking to the agents and then talking to Kate) I'm gonna gown to the police station, you find Kevin. I want you to stay here with Frank and the rest of the kids.
Peter McCallister
[talking to the agents and then talking to Kate] I'm gonna gown to the police station, you find Kevin. I want you to stay here with Frank and the rest of the kids.
Kate McCallister
No?, I'm going out to look for him.
Kate McCallister
No, I'm going out to look for him.
Kevin McCallister
The third floor.
Kate McCallister
Go.
Kevin McCallister
It's scary up there.
Kate McCallister
Don't be silly. Fuller will be up in a little while.
Kevin McCallister
I don't wanna sleep with Fuller. You know about him, he wets the bed, he'll pee all over me, I know it.
Kate McCallister
(looks disgusted) Fine. We'll put him somewhere else.
Kate McCallister
[looks disgusted] Fine. We'll put him somewhere else.
Kate McCallister
(hears the phone ring as she tells Peter to turn the television) Turn that down!.
Kate McCallister
[hears the phone ring as she tells Peter to turn the television] Turn that down!
Peter McCallister
(talking to the agents at the O'Hare airport gate H17 as the family lines up to board the plane) Is everybody here. Sir, ma'am.
Peter McCallister
[talking to the agents at the O'Hare airport gate H17 as the family lines up to board the plane] Is everybody here. Sir, ma'am.
1st Skycap O'Hare
(talking to the McCallisters) Excuse me, please board, the plane are gonna get ready to leave?.
1st Skycap O'Hare
[talking to the McCallisters] Excuse me, please board, the plane are gonna get ready to leave?.
Kate McCallister
(talking to the agent) As soon as he gets on.
Kate McCallister
[talking to the agent] As soon as he gets on.
Peter McCallister
(To Linnie) Come on?.
Peter McCallister
[to Linnie] Come on?
2nd Skycap O'Hare
(To Megan) Don't worry, ma'am.
2nd Skycap O'Hare
[to Megan] Don't worry, ma'am.
1st Skycap O'Hare
Merry christmas?.
1st Skycap O'Hare
Merry christmas?
2nd Skycap O'Hare
Merry christmas. Have a great flight.
Tracy
Bye?.
Tracy
Bye?
1st Skycap O'Hare
Bye bye?.
1st Skycap O'Hare
Bye bye?
Kevin McCallister
(his mother gives the clown to him) Why do we have to go to Florida. There's no christmas trees in Florida.
Kevin McCallister
[his mother gives the clown to him] Why do we have to go to Florida. There's no christmas trees in Florida.
Kate McCallister
Kevin, what is it with you and the christmas trees?.
Kate McCallister
Kevin, what is it with you and the christmas trees?
Kevin McCallister
How can we have christmas, without a christmas tree, Mom.
Kate McCallister
Well, find a nice fake silver one, or decorate a palm tree.
Kate McCallister
Oh!, did you see grandma Penelope send you for the trip.
Kate McCallister
Oh, did you see grandma Penelope send you for the trip.
Kevin McCallister
Um!, let me guess, Donald Duck slippers.
Kevin McCallister
Um, let me guess, Donald Duck slippers.
Kate McCallister
(presents the clown) An intimate clown to play with in the pool.
Kate McCallister
[presents the clown] An intimate clown to play with in the pool.
Kevin McCallister
How exciting!.
Kevin McCallister
How exciting!
Kate McCallister
(talking to Kevin after he fights with Buzz over the pizza) Look, stop, stop. What is the matter with you?.
Kate McCallister
[talking to Kevin after he fights with Buzz over the pizza] Look, stop, stop. What is the matter with you?
Kevin McCallister
(points to Buzz) He started it. He ate my pizza on purpobe. He knows I hate sausages and onions and olives and....
Kevin McCallister
[points to Buzz] He started it. He ate my pizza on purpobe. He knows I hate sausages and onions and olives and...
Uncle Frank
(wipes the drink from his pants) Look what you did you little jerk!.
Uncle Frank
[wipes the drink from his pants] Look what you did you little jerk!
Kate McCallister
(walks in the bedroom to see Kevin) Honey, are you packed yet?.
Kate McCallister
[walks in the bedroom to see Kevin] Honey, are you packed yet?
Kevin McCallister
(plays Talkboy) Yes?. (plays back) Yes?.
Kevin McCallister
[plays Talkboy] Yes?. [plays back] Yes?
Kate McCallister
Anything I put out for you?.
Kate McCallister
Anything I put out for you?
Kevin McCallister
[plays Talkboy] Yes? [plays back] Yes?
Kate McCallister
(drags Kevin as she sends him to the third floor) There are fifteen people in this house you're the only one who has to make trouble
Kate McCallister
[drags Kevin as she sends him to the third floor] There are fifteen people in this house you're the only one who has to make trouble.
Kevin McCallister
I'm the only one getting dumped on.
Kate McCallister
You're the only one acting up. Now get upstairs.
Kevin McCallister
I am upstairs dummy.
Kate McCallister
(talking to Heather as the kids run around the house) Heather, do a head count and make sure everyone's in the vans.
Kate McCallister
[talking to Heather as the kids run around the house] Heather, did you count heads?
Megan McCallister
Eleven, including me. Five boys, six girls, four parents, two drivers, and a partridge in a pear tree.
Kate McCallister
(stands up and and sees Kevin after he hits Buzz at the Christmas Pagent) Kevin!.
Kate McCallister
[stands up and and sees Kevin after he hits Buzz at the Christmas Pageant] Kevin!
Kate McCallister
[stands up and and sees Kevin after he hits Buzz at the Christmas pageant] Kevin!
Kate McCallister
Kevin, get upstairs right now?.
Kate McCallister
Kevin, get upstairs right now?
Kevin McCallister
Why?.
Kevin McCallister
Why?
Rod
Kevin, you're such a disease?.
Rod
Kevin, you're such a disease?
Kevin McCallister
Shut up!.
Kevin McCallister
Shut up!
Peter McCallister
Kevin, upstairs.
Kate McCallister
Say goodnight Kevin.
Kevin McCallister
'Goodnight, Kevin'.
Delia Deetz
A little gasoline, blowtorch, no problem.
Charles Deetz
As soon as we get settled, we'll build you a dark room in the basement, okay?
Lydia Deetz
My whole life is a dark room. One big dark room.
Delia Deetz
So you were miserable in New York City, and now you're going to be miserable out here in the sticks. At least someone's life hasn't been upheaved.
Otho
There's absolutely no organic flowthrough.
Delia Deetz
I noticed that too; it's like a giant... ant farm.
Delia Deetz
I noticed that too, it's like a giant ant farm.
Delia Deetz
This is my art, and it is dangerous. You think I want to die like this!
Judith
Happiness isn't always the best way to be happy.
Kate McCallister
Kate: What kind of idiots do you have working here?
Kate McCallister
Kate: We did everything, we brought everything, there's nothing to worry about