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Biography #2 (for A Mighty Wind)

Catherine O'Hara made her professional acting debut in 1974 with the celebrated Second City improvisational company. Subsequently, she and a number of her Second City colleagues created the Emmy Award-winning television series SCTV.

O'Hara made her feature film debut in After Hours. Other film credits include Home Fries, Late Last Night, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Heartburn, Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Dick Tracy, Wyatt Earp, Tall Tales, Orange County and Last Of The High Kings. She received a Genie award for The Life Before This in Canada.

O'Hara co-starred in the Christopher Guest-directed films Best in Show and Waiting For Guffman.

In addition to appearing on such television series as The Larry Sanders Show, The Outer Limits, Saturday Night Live (as guest host), and the 2003 season premiere episode of Six Feet Under, O'Hara has also directed The Outer Limits and HBO's Dream On series.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "A Mighty Wind" (15-Mar-2003)