Welcome to Iconic COH, your online resource dedicated to canadian actress Catherine O'Hara. You better remember her as Kevin's mother in Home Alone. But she also did others like Frankenweenie, Penelope, Monster House, A Nightmare Before Christimas and currently on with Schitt's Creek. Site is comprehensive of a big photogallery with events, photoshoots, magazines, stills, an extensive press library to collect all the articles and interviews on her and a video gallery section for recorded interviews, sneak peeks and trailers of her projects. We claim no rights to know her personally and it's absolutely respectful of her privacy and paparazzi-free!!!
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Iconic Catherine O'Hara

Of all the people who love the character of Moira Rose on the CBC-TV comedy Schitt’s Creek, it seems no one loves her more than the actress who plays her, Canadian comedy legend Catherine O’Hara.

“No!” O’Hara exclaims emphatically when I suggest during a chat about the show that Moira is selfish.

“I will defend her to the death,” she says with a laugh.

For the uninitiated, Moira is the over-the-top matriarch of the Rose family, a former soap-opera star married to a filthy rich video-store magnate (played by O’Hara’s former SCTVco-star Eugene Levy). The couple loses everything and are forced to move with their two spoiled adult kids to Schitt’s Creek, a small town they bought as a joke.

Over four successful seasons — the fifth begins Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. — the family has slowly adapted to its reduced circumstances. Johnny (Levy) has focused on turning around the rundown motel they live in; son David (Levy’s real-life son Daniel) has opened a store and started a relationship; daughter Alexis (Annie Murphy) has also found love and new maturity.

Moira has grown, too — she has made friends and turned her considerable energies to trying to improve the town — but O’Hara feels she is the character who’s hanging on hardest to the life the Roses used to live and intend to return to someday.

Read the full article/interview in our press library.


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