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Catherine Hicks Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Catherine Hicks
Place Of Birth
New York City, USA
72 years old
Birth Date
September 5 1951

Catherine Hicks Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Cornell University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Kevin Yagher
Catie Yagher
Jackie Hicks, Walter Hicks

About Catherine Hicks

Catherine Hicks is a famous American actress born in New York City, New York.
She has been involved in TV movies, theater arts, and television series. She made her first appearance on the ABC soap opera 'Ryan's Hope', portraying Dr. Faith Coleridge in 1976.
Catherine Hicks is also an award-winning actress and even has an award named after her, the Catherine Hicks Award. She lived in New York City, and her career began as an actress in commercials. She soon became a rising star in Hollywood and got the chance to appear in various roles. Some of her popular roles are Annie Camden in '7th Heaven' and Karen Barclay in 'The Child's Play'. Continue reading to learn about her birthday, age, net worth, and biography

Catherine Hicks Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Catherine Hicks's net worth?

Catherine Hicks' net worth is $3.5 million.

How much does Catherine Hicks earn per year?

It is not known how much Catherine Hicks earns annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Catherine Hicks?

Catherine Hicks stands at the height of 5 ft 3 in (160 cm).

How old is Catherine Hicks?

Catherine Mary Hicks was born on August 6, 1951. She will turn 71 years old in 2022.

Childhood And Education

Catherine Hicks and her family moved from New York to Arizona.
She studied at St. Mary's College, where she pursued English literature and theology. She won a very prestigious acting fellowship to Cornell University, where she did a master's in fine arts. While at Cornell University, she was part of the theater arts group. It was called Jewish Repertory Theatre. She is also an alumnus of the Lee Strasberg Theatre.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who are Catherine Hicks's parents?

Catherine Mary Hicks was born to electronic salesman father Walter Hicks and stay-at-home mom Jackie Hicks.

Who is Catherine Hicks's partner?

The American actress met her husband, Kevin Yagher, on the set of 'The Child's Play'. He is a professional visual effects director and make-up artist and has famously worked on the horror character Freddy Krueger from 'Nightmare On Elm Street'. The couple tied the knot in 1990. They welcomed their daughter, Catie Yagher, in 1992.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Catherine Hicks was living in New York when her acting career took shape. She had acted in TV commercials, and it was only a matter of time before she bagged a major TV role in the 1976-1978 ABC soap opera 'Ryan's Hope'. She portrayed the character Dr. Faith Coleridge. She was on a contract-based role of acting in 210 episodes of the drama series. A year and a half in, she decided to leave the role to play a part in the Broadway play 'Tribute'.
After the show ended, she moved to California. Here she worked on the sitcom 'The Bad News Bears' and then in 'Love For Rent'.
In 1980 her career took a positive turn when she auditioned to play the part of Marilyn Monroe in the screen adaptation of Norman Mailer's best-selling book, 'Marilyn: The Untold Story'. Hicks was nominated for an Emmy Award for her outstanding performance in the biopic.
The following year, she was cast in 'Valley Of The Dolls', the film adaptation of Jacqueline Susann's book. In 1986 Catherine was cast in 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home' as Dr. Gillian Taylor.
Catherine Hicks has also acted in a Yugoslavian comedy called 'Tajna Manastirske Rakije'.
One of her most famous roles, where she met her current husband, was in the 1988 horror film 'The Child's Play'. She played the role of Karen Barclay.
She continued to act in several films and television series. In 1996 she bagged the role of Annie Camden in The WB family drama' 7th Heaven'. She was part of the series as Annie Camden for 11 seasons.
Hicks was part of a documentary in 2015 called 'That Gal...Who Was In That Thing' in which she spoke about the challenges she faced as a female actor. She took a break from acting in 2016. After that, she gave voice to a fairy in 'JJ Villard's Fairy Tales' in the episode 'Pinocchio' in 2020, which is so far the last work she has done.

Charity Work

Hicks is a Roman Catholic, and she appeared in the 2005 announcement for the Catholic Relief Service. She also appeared for the Children's Advertising Review Unit in 2010. She took part in the medical campaign to bring awareness about misusing prescription medication. Hicks is a volunteer for The League of Women Voters.

What awards has Catherine Hicks won?

Catherine Hicks received a Primetime Emmy nomination for a role as Marilyn Monroe in the documentary and TV film 'Marilyn: The Untold Story'. She won a Saturn Award for Best Actress in 'The Child's Play' and received another Saturn Award for the Best Supporting Actress category for her performance in 'Star Trek IV'.

Other Interesting Catherine Hicks Facts And Trivia

  • Hicks beat hundreds of actresses who had all auditioned for the part of Marilyn Monroe.
  • She was a cheerleader in high school.
  • Catherine Hicks had never watched even a single 'Star Trek' film before being cast in it.
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