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Catherine Hicks

In her many years as a professional actress, Emmy-nominated Catherine Hicks has amassed an impressive list of film, television and theater credits.

Born in Manhattan and raised in Scottsdale, Ariz., Hicks' starring role on 7th Heaven is her fourth television series regular role. She starred previously on the series Winnetka Road, Tucker's Witch and the popular daytime drama Ryan's Hope.

With a double major in theology and English literature at Notre Dame University, Hicks first became interested in acting after observing several of the school's stage productions. She later moved to New York and subsequently won an acting fellowship to Cornell University and received a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Hicks' feature films include Turbulence with Ray Liotta, Francis Ford Coppola's Peggy Sue Got Married, The Razor's Edge and Sidney Lumet's Garbo Talks. She also starred in the movies Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Child's Play and She's Out of Control.

Hicks received a 1980 Emmy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for her starring role in Marilyn: The Untold Story. Her other television movie credits include For All Time with Mark Harmon and Mary McDonnell, Redwood Curtain for Hallmark Hall of Fame, Once More With Feeling, Running Against Time and Happy Endings.

On Broadway, Hicks starred with Jack Lemmon in the world premiere of Tribute, and has performed in numerous regional theater productions.

Hicks resides in Los Angeles, Calif. with her husband, director and special effects artist Kevin Yagher, and their daughter, Catie.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Catherine Hicks Facts

BirthdayAugust 6, 1951 (71)
BirthplaceScottsdale, Arizona, USA
Height5' 3" (1m60)  How tall is Catherine Hicks compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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