Hicks, Catherine 1951–

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Hicks, Catherine 1951–

(Cathy Hicks)


Full name, Catherine Mary Hicks; born August 6, 1951, in New York, NY; raised in Arizona; daughter of Walter(an electronics sales representative) and Jackie Hicks; married Jeff Silverman (a writer; marriage ended); married Kevin Yagher (a makeup and special effects artist),1990; children: (second marriage) Catie. Education: St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, B.A., 1973; Cornell University, M.F.A. Religion: Roman Catholic.

Addresses: Agent—Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Manager—Margrit Polak, Margrit Polak Management, Inc., 1954 Hillhurst Ave., Suite 405, Los Angeles, CA 90027.

Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, best actress, 1981, for Marilyn: The Untold Story; Saturn Award nomination, best supporting actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 1987, for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home; Saturn Award, best actress, 1990, for Child's Play; Teen Choice Award nominations (with Stephen Collins), choice television parental units, 2005 and 2006, for 7th Heaven.


Film Appearances:

Sally, Death Valley, Universal, 1982.

Sable, Better Late than Never (also known as Whose Little Girl Are You?), Warner Bros., 1983.

Isabel Bradley, The Razor's Edge, Columbia, 1984.

Jane Mortimer, Garbo Talks!, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1984.

Flo, Fever Pitch, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1985.

Carol Heath, Peggy Sue Got Married, Tri Star, 1986.

Dr. Gillian Taylor, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (also known as The Voyage Home: Star Trek IV), Paramount, 1986.

Dr. Amy Larkin, Like Father, Like Son, Tri Star, 1987.

Karen Barclay, Child's Play, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1988.

Janet Pearson, She's Out of Control, Columbia, 1989.

Ella Frazier, Secret Ingredient (also known as Cognac and Tajna manastirske rakije), 1990.

Mary Parker, Liebestraum, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1991.

Abigail Dalton, Dillinger and Capone, New Horizons Home Video, 1995.

Ms. Lewis, Eight Days a Week, Legacy Releasing, 1996.

Maggie, Turbulence, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1997.

Mrs. Mosk, The Animal Room, 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Faith Coleridge, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1976–78.

Dr. Emily Rappant, The Bad News Bears, CBS, 1979–80.

Jeannie Barker, Winnetka Road, NBC, 1994.

Annie Camden, 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven and 7th Heaven: Beginnings), The WB, 1996–2006, then CW Network, 2006–2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Annie, Love for Rent, ABC, 1979.

Beth, To Race the Wind, CBS, 1980.

Marilyn Monroe, Marilyn: The Untold Story, ABC, 1980.

Lisa Sage, Happy Endings, CBS, 1983.

Jane Algernon, Laguna Heat, HBO, 1987.

Tina Boyer, Souvenir, Showtime, 1988.

Angela Berk, Spy, USA Network, 1989.

Laura Whittaker, Running Against Time, USA Network, 1990.

Carol Stadler, Hi Honey, I'm Dead, Fox, 1991.

Kristen, For All Time, CBS, 2000.

Dean Graves, Poison Ivy: The Secret Society, Lifetime, 2008.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Ann Welles, Valley of the Dolls (also known as Jacqueline Susann's"Valley of the Dolls"), CBS, 1981.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, The Horror Hall of Fame, syndicated, 1990.

Julia Riordan, "Redwood Curtain," Hallmark Hall of Fame, ABC, 1995.

The Great American History Quiz: Pursuit of Happiness, History Channel, 2000.

Super Secret Movie Rules: Slashers (also known as SSMR: Slashers), VH1, 2004.

The 100 Scariest Movie Moments, Bravo, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

(As Cathy Hicks) Valerie, Sparrow, CBS, 1978.

Allison Ploutzer, Up to No Good, ABC, 1992.

Nancy, The Circle Game, ABC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Willie's girlfriend, "And Baby Makes Three," Family, 1978.

Amanda Tucker, "Terminal Case," Tucker's Witch, CBS, 1982.

Lauren Ridgeway, "Guardian Angel," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1993.

Pamela Crawford, "Who Killed the Lifeguard?" Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.

Also appeared in an episode of Celebrity Dish; according to some sources, appeared in the recurring role of Lori Stoddard, The Round Table, NBC, 1992.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1988.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1989.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Soap Talk, Soap Network, 2005.

The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2006.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 6th Annual Family Television Awards, The WB, 2004.

The 3rd Annual TV Land Awards, TV Land, 2005.

The 7th Annual Family Television Awards, The WB, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Sally Haines, Tribute, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1978.

Also appeared in a Broadway production of Present Laughter.



(Uncredited) Dr. Gillian Taylor (in archive footage),Mind Meld: Secrets behind the Voyage of a Lifetime, Creative Light Entertainment, 2000.

It's Hard Being Evil, Twentieth Century–Fox Home Entertainment, 2008.

Evil Comes in Small Packages, Twentieth Century–Fox Home Entertainment/Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer Home Entertainment, 2008.


Family Circle, April 18, 2007, p. 44.

Health wise, summer–fall, 2002.

People Weekly, April 15, 2002, pp. 73–74.

Reader's Digest, December, 2002, pp. 63–64.


Catherine Hicks Official Site, http://www.catherinehicksonline.com, August 17, 2008.

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