Catherine McClenahan

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Catherine McClenahan
Born (1959-01-14) January 14, 1959 (age 63)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
💼 Occupation
Actress, singer, host, writer
📆 Years active  1985–present
👩 Spouse(s)
Bill Fagerbakke
(m. 1989; separated 2012)
👶 Children2
🌐 WebsiteOfficial website

Catherine McClenahan (born January 14, 1959) is a Canadian actress, singer, host and writer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Early life and career[edit]

McClenahan attended Hillcrest High School (Ottawa) and graduated in 1977.[1]

She has performed in numerous television, film and theatre productions in Toronto, New York City and Los Angeles. McClenahan originated the role of Carrie in the long running Toronto theatrical production of Yuppies! The Musical, co-hosted the morning radio show for WDRE on Long Island NY, and was the first female video jockey at MuchMusic in Canada. She plays Diana Agron's mother in the 2018 Andy Garcia thriller "Headlock".

She sings jazz, blues and standards, and performed with the gospel group Vortex and the Champagne Trio. McClenahan has opened for the Bangles at the Theatricum Botanicum,[2] and performed with the Scat Salon at Froggy's for 6 years in Topanga, California. She continues to sing around the Los Angeles area, most recently with her daughter Hannah.

McClenahan has written articles for the Topanga Messenger[3][4] and is currently writing and workshopping her solo show, "The Not So Young and the Breastless."

Personal life[edit]

McClenahan is separated from her husband Bill Fagerbakke. The pair were married in 1989 and have two grown children Hannah, 27, and Carson, 25.[5][6]


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Martin's Day Police Radio Operator
Head Office Max's Girl
Big Deal Tipsy Woman
1986–1987 Adderly Sandra Kirkwood 2 episodes
1991 Sweating Bullets Hotel Clerk Episode: "Tara, Tara, Tara"
1997 Coach Lucy Episode: "Baby Coaches"
2002 Pandemonium Joey's Mom
2005 Callback Erika
2011 Got Home Alive Reenactment Television documentary
2012 Comedy Bang! Bang! Lawyer Episode: "Jon Hamm Wears a Light Blue Shirt & Silver Watch"
Laundromat Hot Mom
2019 Headlock Mom


  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 15, 2013. Retrieved September 26, 2012. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Bangles Rock for Cindi at Theatricum Botanicum Fundraiser". Topanga Messenger. August 12, 2010. Archived from the original on April 25, 2016. Retrieved April 16, 2016. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. McClenahan, Catherine (July 28, 2011). "Wooo-Hooo: Bonnaroo". Topanga Messenger. Archived from the original on August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. McClenahan, Catherine (August 11, 2011). "Wanderlust Downward Dog Days in the City". Topanga Messenger. Archived from the original on August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. Reiher, Andrea (September 24, 2012). "Bill Fagerbakke, wife Catherine McClenahan file for separation". Zap2it. Retrieved April 12, 2019 – via
  6. Carlson, Dusten (September 24, 2012). "SpongeBob's Patrick Star Splits With Wife". Inquisitr. Retrieved April 12, 2019 – via

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