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What happened to Mare Winningham? Husband, Kids, Net Worth

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Who is Mare Winningham?

American actress and singer-songwriter Mary Megan ‘Mare’ Winningham was born in Phoenix, Arizona USA, on 16 May 1959, making Taurus her zodiac sign. She’s had roles in more than 100 movies and TV series, but is perhaps still known best for playing Wendy Beamish in the 1985 romantic movie “St. Elmo’s Fire”, written and directed by Joel Schumacher, and which starred Demi Moore, Rob Lowe and Andrew McCarthy. It follows a group of friends who’ve recently graduated from college and are now struggling with adulthood; the film won one of its two award nominations.

Mare’s still today active in the film industry, and is currently working on a couple of upcoming projects.

Early life and education

Mare was raised in Northridge, California alongside her sister and three brothers, by their father Sam Neal Winningham who’s an American former Football Player and coach, and mother Marilyn Jean (nee Maloney) who was an English teacher at both Grant High School and Monroe High School.

Mare’s revealed that she was only six when she became interested in acting, after having watched an interview with American former actress Kym Karath. She studied at Andasol Avenue Elementary School, at which she was mostly into music and acting; Mare was a member of the school’s drama club, and learned to play both the drums and the guitar.

She continued her education at Patrick Henry Junior High School, while she spent the summers honing her acting skills at Teenage Drama Workshop; Mare eventually transferred to Chatsworth High School, from which she matriculated in 1977.

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Roles in movies

Mare made her debut film appearance in the 1976 western “Young Pioneers”, while some of her following roles were in the 1978 sports drama “Special Olympics”, the drama “Steeletown” and the thriller “The Death of Ocean View Park” both in 1979.

She gained recognition in 1982, when cast to star as Kate Bradshaw in the drama “Missing Children: A Mother’s Story”, directed by Dick Lowry, and which also starred Polly Holliday and John Anderson. It follows a mother who’s left her children at a childcare center while she’s trying to find a new home, but has now learned that her three kids have been adopted; the film was nominated for three awards. Some of Mare’s other notable performances in the ‘80s were in the 1985 drama “Love Is Never Silent”, the 1986 science fiction “Who Is Julia?”, and the 1989 war drama “Crossing to Freedom”.

In 1994, she played Mattie Blaylock in the popular biographical action “Wyatt Earp”, which starred Dennis Quaid and Kevin Costner, and was written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The film follows the life of a heroic man, and it won three of its 10 award nominations. Mare could then have been seen appearing in the 1995 thriller “Letter to My Killer”, the 1997 thriller “Bad Day on the Block”, and the 1998 thriller “Little Girl Fly Away”.

What marked the 2000s for Mare was perhaps playing one of the main characters Belle, in the drama “War Eagle, Arkansas”, directed by Robert Milazzo, and which also starred Brian Dennehy and Mary Kay Place. It follows a teenage baseball star who has to choose between staying in his small hometown where all his family members and friends are, and pursuing a career in baseball; the film won nine awards.

Mare’s also known for playing Baker Margaret in the 2012 adventure comedy “Mirror Mirror”, which starred Julia Roberts and Lily Collins, and was directed by Tarsem Singh. It follows an evil queen who’s stolen a kingdom from its princess – the film won two of its 11 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design.

Mare’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2019 biographical historical drama “Dark Waters”, the 2020 action adventure “News of the World”, and the 2021 drama “All My Puny Sorrows”.

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Roles in TV series

Mare’s debut TV series role was playing Wanda in the 1977 episode “The Girl with the Bad Rep” of the drama “James at 16”, and the remainder of the ‘70s saw her appear in an episode or two of the crime action “Police Woman”, the western “The Young Pioneers”, and the drama “The Runaways”.

She had only three TV series roles in the ‘80s, playing Justine O’Neill in two episodes of the 1983 romantic mini-series “The Thorn Birds”, Beth in the 1985 episode “One Too Many” of the adventure comedy “ABC Afterschool Specials” and Norma Lewis in the 1986 episode “Button, Button” of the fantasy horror “The Twilight Zone”.

Mare also had only three roles in the ‘90s, and what marked the decade for her was perhaps playing Dr. Amanda Lee in four episodes (1998-1999) of the romantic mystery “ER”, which starred George Clooney and Anthony Edwards, and was created by Michael Crichton. The series aired from 1994 through 2009, follows a group of people who are working at a hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and won 156 of its 526 award nominations.

Some of Mare’s most notable performances in the 2000s were perhaps in the family fantasy “Touched by an Angel”, the family sports drama “Clubhouse”, and the romantic drama “Grey’s Anatomy”.

From 2013 through 2017, she played various characters in 14 episodes of the anthology science fiction “American Horror Story”; each of its episodes is a stand-alone story, the series has been airing since 2011, and has won 128 of its 531 award nominations.

Mare’s since appeared in three TV series, playing Cherry Lockhart in 14 episodes of the drama “The Affair” from 2014 through 2018, Jeannie Anderson in 10 episodes of the 2020 crime horror “The Outsider” and Diane Mallum in all the eight episodes of the 2021 drama mini-series “Dopesick”.

Other credits

Mare’s sung songs in six movies and TV series, including the song “Me and Bobby McGee” in the 1980 film “One-Trick Pony”, three songs in the 1981 movie “Freedom” and the song “Save Myself” in the 1994 movie “Teresa’s Tattoo”.

She received special thanks for the 2009 short biographical documentary film “Vision and Conflict: Collaborating on the Wallace Saga”.

Some of Mare’s most recent talk-show appearances have been in “CBS Cares”, “The Broadway.com Show” and “The Wendy Williams Show”.

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Awards and nominations

Mare’s won four of her 22 award nominations. She won a 1996 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for “Georgia”, two Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries in 1980 and 1998, for her performances in “Amber Waves” and “George Wallace”, respectively, and a 2006 Character and Morality in Entertainment Camie Award for “The Magic of Ordinary Days”.

Husband and kids

Mare’s married four times, and has five children. While attending high school, she was in a relationship with future American actor Val Edward Kilmer.

Mare married her first husband, American actor and singer Adolfo Larrue ‘Al’ Martinez III in 1981, but they divorced on 29 January 1982.

She married her second husband William Sweet Mapel later that year; he’s a TV technical advisor, and they met on a movie set. Mare gave birth to their first son Riley on 7 November 1981, their second son Patrick followed in 1983, and third son Jack on 15 April 1985, daughter Calla Louise in 1987 and fourth son Happy Atticus on 13 September 1988. Their oldest son Riley committed suicide on 14 August 2005. Mare and William divorced in 1996.

Her third husband was American film producer and director Jason Trucco, and they were married from 15 November 2008 through 2012.

Since 2021, Mare’s been married to her fourth husband Anthony Charles Edwards, a famous American actor and director; the two had previously known each other for over 30 years.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Mare’s been passionate about singing since her teenage years, and has released four albums; her debut album “What Might Be” was released in 1992, and was followed by “Lonesomers” in 1997, “Refuge Rock Sublime” in 2007 and “What’s Left Behind” in 2014.

She was pregnant while portraying a virgin in the 1985 movie “St. Elmo’s Fire”.

Mare studied at Chatsworth High School together with famous American actors Kevin Spacey and Van Kilmer.

She was raised Irish Catholic, but on 3 March 2003 converted to Judaism.

One of Mare’s closest friends is American actress, screenwriter and producer Jennifer Jason Leigh.

She had to learn sign language for her role in the 1985 movie “Love Is Never Silent”.

One of Mare’s favorite actresses is Maggie Smith, while some of her favorite movies include “Sister Act”, “Hook” and “Death on the Nile”.

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Height, appearance and wealth

Mare’s age is 63. She has blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall and weighs around 140lbs (64kgs).

Mare’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2.5 million, as of May 2023.

As the Managing Editor at The Legit, I direct a dynamic team dedicated to creating rich content that profiles the lives and accomplishments of influential figures. My commitment to detail and storytelling drives the production of biographies that truly engage our audience. I manage all aspects of the editorial process, from conducting thorough research to crafting vivid narratives, all while ensuring the accuracy and quality of our work. At The Legit, our goal is to offer our readers comprehensive profiles that provide deep insights into the realms of business, entertainment, and more. Through diligent research and engaging storytelling, we highlight the exceptional journeys and achievements of those who both inspire and intrigue us.

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Naked Truth Of Corie Rayvon: Who is Khalil Underwood’s GF?

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Coria Rayvon is a popular fashion YouTuber, who is also known for her relationship with Khalil Underwood, a rising actor and YouTube personality. Even though they broke-up in 2018, they still make videos together, supporting their friendship.

Early life and family

Corie Rayvon Smith was born on 2 July 1996, in Houston, Texas USA, so holding American nationality, and a zodiac sign of Cancer. Corie hasn’t shared much information about her parents or siblings, saying that she is quite a private person and doesn’t like people to know too much about her family. From her early years she enjoyed dancing and singing, and in 2015 she moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her social media and modelling career.

Educational background

Corie matriculated from Pearland High School six months earlier than her classmates, as she passed her exams externally. Right after her matriculation in 2014, Corie enrolled at a nursing school, studying there until moving to Los Angeles in 2015. She had to drop nursing school, however, she shared that she would love to eventually accomplish her tertiary education in order to have a back-up profession.

Career

YouTube career

Corie created her YouTube account in 2016, developing her social media portfolio. Since her first video – “My Curly Hair Tutorial | Corie Rayvon” she posted on 19 May 2016 – she has been doing hair tutorials, make-up videos and fashion reviews, collaborating with rising singer Jilly Anais several times, as they made friends right after Corie’s matriculation. Corie has also uploaded a lot of challenge and prank videos. As of 2020, her YouTube channel is verified at almost 600,000 subscribers.

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Among her most popular videos there are “NEW LOUNGEUNDERWEAR TRY ON HAUL!”, (2.7 million views – uploaded on 6 June 2019), “MY 21st Birthday!” (over 1.4 million views since 7 July 2017) and “VALENTINES TRY ON HAUL FT FASHION NOVA”, (over 1.3 million views in a year, and sponsored by Fashion Nova brand). In one of her videos she shared that she would love to have her own TV show, whether it would be a reality show or talk show with guests.

Instagram career

Corie started her Instagram profile in 2015, and soon attracted many subscribers by posting her photos in bikinis and short skirts and shorts. By 2020 she signed multiple commercial contracts with numerous brands and companies she now works for as a model. She is the official ambassador of the brand Icon Swim, and also publishes sponsored posts for Fashion Nova clothing brand, SugarBearHair vitamins, she advertises a honey cleanser by Pure Tropix. Corie is also a model for Brighter White teeth whitening system she has been using for more than two years.

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She has recently started dealing with At-Home Laser Hair Removal system Hey Silky Skin Co, sharing her experience of using the gadget. As of February 2020, she has almost 900,000 subscribers on her Instagram account, and counting.

Controversy with Solluminati, another YouTube personality

A popular YouTuber nicknamed SOLLUMINATI (real name – Javonaty Baynes) made a video of Corie on 23 June 2018, stating that he’d admired her for more than a year, while those around him kept saying that she was no good. Javonaty then admitted that the day he finally agreed with his friends he was not interested in Corie anymore, she became single and broke up with her boyfriend, Khalil. Javonaty also stated he would love to have Corie on his channel, and wanted her to be in his videos, as he believed she would help him to attract millions of subscribers: ‘Corie is one of a kind, she is really beautiful. Feels like I love you, Corie’, Javonaty said in his video.

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He also suggested a date, since as he stated in his own video, he changed a lot and was ready to make ‘something more’ from an ordinary relationship between a man and a woman due to his high spiritual intentions.

Corie kept silent for a long time, but her fans insisted on her answering Javonaty, leaving a lot of comments under her videos and Instagram posts about his message. Eventually she uploaded a video in which she watched the whole video from Javonaty and commented on it, pausing it and sharing her thoughts on his words. In the end, she admitted she would never date him, as she was not at all interested in his personality. Javonaty later uploaded another video saying that he was in fact just hiping over Corie’s break up with Khalil, and didn’t mean it when he asked her to date him. Solluminati started his YouTube channel in 2012, and is in fact famous for his controversial videos and pranks. His channel has more than 1.35 million viewers.

Personal life, ex-boyfriend Khalil Underwood

Corie started dating Khalil in 2015, when she met him in Los Angeles. Both rising stars, they had a lot in common – they shared their dreams, life visions and both enjoyed eating snow crabs. They created their mutual channel “Khalil and Corie”, uploading vlogs about their daily life. Corie made many appearances in Khalil’s videos, but Khalil never showed up in hers. By the end of 2017, the couple had decided to break up. Corie and Khalil made a video entitled “WHY WE BROKE UP!!! | CRAB LEG & SHRIMP ALFREDO MUKBANG” in which they explained the reason of their breaking-up. They stated that they started fighting a lot, their attitude to each other changed, and it felt like they would be better apart. Corie also shared that Khalil always had something to say, wanting to have the last word, and she didn’t give him a chance to behave like that, fighting back and battling a lot.

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On 2 January 2018 they posted a video in which they announced that they were starting their mutual channel all over again, removing all previous videos. However, they added one more video about their travelling experience on one of the islands in the Greater Los Angeles Area, and haven’t uploaded anything else on that channel. As of 2020, Corie remains single, but still does mutual videos with Khalil. The latter posted several fake news on having a new girlfriend, presenting his friend Ambrie, a rising K Pop singer, as his new belle, but it turned out to be a joke.

Who is Khalil Underwood?

Khalil Underwood was born on 29 August 1993, in New Jersey USA. He created his YouTube channel on 8 September 2017, before which he tried himself as an actor, voice actor and singer, however, his performing career didn’t develop as fast as he wanted it to.

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He only appeared in the short video “I Don’t F*** You” by Big Sean Feat. E-40. He also signed a commercial contract with the clinic Bright Ocular, where he permanently changed his eye color, posting a video about his experience stating that he liked his natural eye color, but wanted it to pop up a little bit more, so his eyes are bright grey now.

Khalil released several music tracks, among them “All About You”, “Get Away” and “Be Mine”. As to his YouTube channel, it has almost 90,000 subscribers, and Khalil has posted more than 90 videos of himself eating various dishes, such as hamburgers from McDonalds and KFC, chicken nuggets and snow crab’s legs. While eating in front of the camera, he is reasoning about various life issues, or giving his opinion on the latest news from the world of celebrities and social media.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

  • Corie cites Amber Rose as her biggest inspiration as a model.
  • She is also motivated and inspired by music videos of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Zendaya.
  • One of her favorite dishes is crab legs; she enjoys Mexican food.
  • Her favorite color is pink.
  • Corie’s dream destination that she hasn’t been to yet is Bora Bora.
  • She likes drinking red wine and champagne.

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Appearance, clothing style

Corie has naturally curly black hair and bright hazel eyes. She is 5ft 2ins (1.57m) tall, weighs around 154lbs (70kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-25-37. Her passion for short tops uncovering her tummy played a bad joke with her; she was once followed by a stranger in the mall who eventually told her she had a very unique belly button – Corie was half scared half amazed by the weird compliment she got, but went away as soon as she could.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Corie’s net worth is reported to be around $600,000. As to her Instagram account, she earns up to $4,300 per sponsored post, and also benefits from her YouTube channel with more than $1,470 per month, with overall net worth of the channel at $65,000.

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Kavan Smith’s Biography – Wife Corinne Clark, Family, Wealth

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Introduction

Even though today you may recognize this handsome face from the Hallmark Channel’s romantic TV series “When Calls the Heart”, Canadian actor Kavan Smith started his career performing primarily in science fiction genre.

How did this shift happen? Was this the first time Smith’s life changed paths? And who is his mysterious wife?

Early life

Kavan Joel Smith is a TV actor, born on 6 May 1970, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, where he and his brother were raised by their father after the divorce of their parents. Although the name of their father remains unknown, their mother’s name is June Hawk. He always had an affinity for sports – chiefly football and martial arts, and he spent 15 years training and perfecting the latter one.

He discovered his love for performing at a young age, and as he stated in one interview, he and his friend would often skip school classes to go rehearsing comedy skits that they would later perform on local busses and malls.

Switching Universities

After high school, he moved from Edmonton to pursue education at the University of Calgary, Canada, as he wanted to graduate in economics. However, he himself stated multiple times that he didn’t find himself too skilled in the field, and after a year and a half the University asked him to withdraw before going under review, so he dropped the college. He took a year-long break contemplating whether or not to risk and pursue his childhood dreams of acting and comedy, and finally he went to Mount Royal University where he enrolled in the performing arts program.

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This controversial shift proved to be the decision that changed his life for the better. Also, it was there and then that he started to write, and decided to take his love of acting into a more serious path.

Career in Sci-Fi Series

Kavan Smith started his acting career in 1993, when he moved to Vancouver and landed a leading role in the television show called “Destiny Ridge”. In the following years, he performed in a plethora of series and TV movies, most famously in “Alibi”, “Escape from Mars”, “Fearless”, “Smallville” and “The Twilight Zone”. This was a sign, in a way, of him becoming the face of Vancouver’s sci-fi scene. He played five different characters in five episodes of “The Outer Limits”, and after catching the eye of Brian DePalma in 1999, he was cast in the role of the American Pilot in “Mission to Mars”.

However, the role which was his true breakthrough was as Major Evan Lorne in two episodes of “Stargate SG-1”, one of the biggest fiction series in the early 2000s. When “Stargate: Atlantis” was announced, Smith was offered a role of a completely new character, but they eventually decided to scrap that draft, and bring back Major Evan Lorne for another 29 episodes. This recurring role made him a new fan-favorite and brought him into the limelight and international fame.

Soon after, Smith got a recurring role in the series “The 4400” as Agent Garrity, another prominent character, and similar projects included guest starring in “Supernatural”, “Battlestar Galactica”, “The Guard”, “Reunion” and “Jeremiah”. He was also noticed as Deputy Andy in Syfy’s “Eureka” and “Red: Werewolf Hunter”, a modern horror version of “Little Red Riding Hood”, in which he co-starred with Felicia Day.

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He was also supposed to bring the character of Major Evan Lorne to the big screens in “Stargate: Extinction”, but the script for that movie was eventually dropped.

Other Acting Roles

After years of sticking to sci-fi roles, Smith got the call to join the cast of Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls the Heart” in the second season of the series. He declined at first since it was outside of his niche, but when he heard that the director of his first episode would be Neill Fearnley who he had worked with on numerous occasions, and that his character would be the love interest of Pascale Hutton, his real-life friend and “The 4400” colleague, he changed his mind. So, the role of Leland “Lee” Coulter was born. Proving him to be more versatile in his acting than was previously thought, this series helped Smith land parts in several more non-science fiction titles, most notably in the Hallmark Channel’s original movie “The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells”, and “Love on the Menu”.

Apart from “getting out of the box” when it comes to the type of characters he plays, Smith now also hosts his own TV show, “Home and Family” for Hallmark Channel, and is also one of the faces of “June Weddings Preview Special” on the same channel.

Secretive Marriage

For years, Kavan Smith had been decisive about keeping the identity of the woman of his life private. It was even unclear whether or not he had a spouse until he announced on his Twitter in February 2017 that he would be late for an interview because he has to pick-up his wife from an airport ,and that his two children – later revealed to be boys – were upset. He posted several more tweets regarding his wife, including from June of the same year where he stated that his wife disagreed with his desires to post his wedding photos publicly.

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Sometime later, it was revealed that his wife’s name is Corrine Clark, the casting director for “Stargate Atlantis” and “Stargate Universe”, and that they met for the first time when Smith was volunteering at a treatment center years before. Still, the couple keeps a low profile low, and not much more information has been made a public knowledge, however, the two apparently enjoy their married life while residing in Vancouver with their family.

Personal Life

Smith also prefers to keep the details of his private life a secret. One of the few known facts is that he loves to cook. As he told International Business Times, when he was asked what he wanted to film next after the movie “Wedding Bells”, he replied: ‘I really like to cook in my spare time, so they asked me what kind of ideas I would pursue. So, I had this idea of a chef, and I pitched it to them, and they bought it. (…)So, I wrote a script based on me faking [cooking] really well, and we’ll see what happens.’

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This is how the movie “Love on the Menu” was born.

Smith also used to bartend for a brief time, while waiting in between acting projects. He owned a place in Los Angeles, California USA, but sold it in 2007 because he realized that he couldn’t move in-between countries that much once he had a family. He claims to be an avid sci-fi lover, and his favorite science fiction movie and inspiration is “Star Wars”.

Relationship with Pascale Hutton

Despite him being married, rumors started to circulate about his possible affair with his “When Calls the Heart” on-screen partner, Pascale Hutton.

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The gossips only escalated when the two announced that their chemistry would be brought to another feature on Hallmark Channel, “The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells”, that premiered in the middle of 2018. The two fueled the rumor even more by being widely considered one of the best couples on TV, but as Hutton has been in a happy marriage with the fellow actor Danny Dorosh since 2002, it is most likely that this so-called romance is just a rumor, especially since both have stated numerous times that they are (just) great friends in real life and that their partners are really comfortable with their relationship.

Net worth

As someone working in the entertainment industry, Kavan Smith has earned a little fortune by working in dozens of films and series, which is his main source of income. Despite not winning many awards for his acting skills, his success comes from his huge fan base, as he is loved by many devoted sci-fi fans. All of this leads his net worth to be estimated at around $800,000, as of early 2020.

Physical characteristics

Kavan Smith holds Canadian citizenship, is a Caucasian male with dark eyes and black hair, stands at 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (80kgs). Smith has an athletic build and keeps a healthy frame, which is no surprise if we take a look at his roles and love of martial arts.

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Naked Truth Of Catherine Bach (aka Daisy Duke) – Net Worth

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Introduction

If you grew up in the ‘80s, you have probably seen her face. Or at least her legs, with nothing but ripped jean shorts and high heels. Yes, we are talking about Daisy Duke, or rather about Catherine Bach, as is her real-life name. You recognize her for her famous, sexy role in the action-filled series “The Dukes of Hazzard”, but how much do you really know about this hot brunette?

Early life and Education

Catherine Bachman was born on 1 March 1954, in Warren, Ohio USA. Her mother was an acupuncturist, Norma Jean Kucera, and her father was a rancher Bernard Bachman. She is of German-Mexican descent, and her mother comes from one of the earliest families that landed in California, the famous Verdugo family.

Her parents met in Europe, but divorced a couple of years after Catherine was born. Catherine mostly grew up in Faith, South Dakota, USA, on her grandparents’ ranch. She matriculated from Stevens High School in Rapid City, South Dakota, in 1970, and enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), choosing drama as her major. Because her allowance wasn’t enough to pay her tuition, she made clothes for theatre groups for money, and that was her way of survival at the time, indicating that her family had a very low income, despite once being notable and famous.

Starting Her Career

She debuted her acting career at a very young age, as one of the children in a production of “The Sound of Music”.

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However, her first appearance on television screens was in “The Midnight Man”, Burt Lancaster’s murder mystery that was shot in upstate South Carolina in 1973 – Bach played the small role of Natalie Claiburn, the murder victim. In the next year she landed the role of Melody in Michael Cimino’s “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot”, next to Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges.

Daisy Duke

The role that skyrocketed her career was that of Daisy Duke in “The Dukes of Hazzard”, that aired from 1979 to 1985. She first heard of the audition for the main role in this action-comedy TV show through her then husband, David Shaw; the producers were looking for a woman who resembled Dolly Parton, which sounded nothing like her, but she decided to try due to her love of motorcycles.

As it turned out, she charmed the casting crew and was hired instantly. She also brought numerous changes to the character’s original draft, for example, Daisy Duke was supposed to wear a white turtleneck, poodle skirt and go-go boots. Bach had other ideas, so she brought her own homemade outfit, which was a T-shirt, a pair of cut-off denim shorts and high heels – a style which later became iconic.

The poster of her posing as a Daisy Duke that she designed later sold over five million copies. In fact, her Daisy Duke character got her so much recognition, especially due to Bach’s good figure, that she decided to insure her legs for $1 million! All in all, Catherine appeared in a total of 145 episodes and stole the hearts of many, becoming the face many will remember for the age to come.

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“The Dukes of Hazzard” Aftermath

Bach’s acting career continued featuring in a number of smaller films and TV shows, such as “You Again”, “Chapman”, “Hawaii Five-0” “African Skies” and “Monk”. She also did the voice acting for Daisy Duke in the 2004 video game “The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee”, but when she was asked to cameo in the 2005 film remake of “The Dukes of Hazard” that starred Jessica Simson, she refused the offer for reasons unknown.

However, she still happily talks about her Daisy Duke days, as she once declared: ‘Sure it was a lot of fun, couldn’t you tell? It was great to come to work every day. I’m friends with everyone to this day. John Schneider is probably my best friend of all.

He’s like my brother.’ Still, she claims that she’s never seen the “Dukes of Hazzard” movie from 2005. Bach finally found her place in the acting world again when she joined the cast of “The Young and the Restless”, the CBS daytime soap opera, in the 2012. She plays the recurring role of Anita Lawson to the present day. Bach also launched her own independent diamond jewelry line at Debenhams in 2002.

Marriages

In 1976 Bach married David Shaw, who is the step-son of the actress and singer Angela Lansbury. The marriage lasted until 1981, when the couple filed for divorce for unknown reasons,  but apparently there was never any drama involved.

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In 1990 Bach remarried, and her new spouse was entertainment lawyer Peter Lopez, the founder of the law firm “Kleinberg Lopez Lange Cuddy and Klein”. Lopez worked with many famous names, most notably pop star Michael Jackson, even saving Jackson from bankruptcy at one point! His other clients included Julio Iglesias, Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli and The Eagles.

The marriage seemed to be a happy one, and the couple had two daughters, Sophia and Laura. However, everything changed on 30th of April 2010, when the 60-year-old Lopez was found shot dead. His death was proclaimed suicide, which shocked everyone in and out of the family, as Lopez never even hinted towards depression.

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In an interview, Bach said that ‘Peter was happy to the very last second. Something terrible happened to him – I just know him so well. He did this to protect my daughters and myself. There must have been some bad business, and he saw this as his only way out of my life and the daughters that we created together.’ To this day, Bach holds the same belief about her late husband and misses him dearly, often going to church to pray for him. She had a few relationships after his death, but so far she hasn’t tied the knot again and claims she doesn’t plan to.

Personal Life

Bach is fond of hot rods, growing-up with the car culture of South Dakota. She thoroughly enjoys watching car shows, and loves playing with her own motorcycles in the garage during the cold winter days.

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She even visits the Midlands often so she could open the Motorhome and Caravan Shows at the NEC. Apparently her models cost somewhere between $350,000 and $500,000. She is best friends with ex-Beatle member Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Bach (despite the surname, the two are unrelated, as Barbara was born a Goldbach), as well as Barbara’s sister Marjorie, and the trio helped her tremendously after the passing of her husband.

Net worth

It’s said that she makes around $2,000 per episode from “The Young and the Restless”. Bach’s net worth is estimated at around $10 million as of February 2020, a big leap forward from the time when she had to hand-sew clothes to survive and get through college.

Physical characteristics

Bach has a height of 5ft 8ins (1.75m), her weight is around 150lbs (68kgs), and her vital statistics are 38-28-37. Her hair is light brunette and her eyes are brown. She is considered a very beautiful woman, who is rarely seen without a smile on her face.

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