Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy Dated before She Met Her Husband
Catherine O'Hara has been a famous name in Hollywood since the mid-70s and has since been ruling hearts with her iconic presence on screen.
Here is a deep dive into her life, work, and relationship.
Who is Catherine O'Hara?
Delia in Beetlejuice, Kate in Home Alone, Moira Rose in Schitt's Creek, O'Hara has been spectacular with all her roles.
She has captivated many hearts with her bedazzling performance and her beauty.
The Canadian actress is the recipient of many awards, among which her project Schitt's Creek got her nominated for the Emmy Awards.
Her role in the series led her to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She also was recently awarded the 2021 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Actress in a Musical/ Comedy Series.
Did Catherine O'Hara date Eugene Levy?
O'Hara, who was with her husband, spoke on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live. She revealed that she had dated her fellow co-star from Schitt's Creek, Eugene Levy.
Levy and O'Hara were at Second City Theatre in Toronto when they started dating.
She explained that everybody in the theatre was trying to find a date when she chose Levy.
Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara on Schitt's Creek (Source: Instagram)
They went on one or two dates, but nothing serious came out of it.
O'Hara stated that Levy was truly a gentleman, and she remembers the time spent with him earnestly.
Since their relationship didn't go anywhere, it was easier for them to maintain their working relationship, stated O'Hara.
Soon after, Levy married his wife, Deborah Divine, in 1977.
Catherine O'Hara and her husband
O'Hara's husband, Bo Welch, is a production designer and director famously known for his work in Edward Scissorhands, Men in Black, and A Little Princess.
Welch was also nominated for an Emmy for his work on A series of Unfortunate Events in 2019.
O'Hara and Welch have been married for nearly 30 years. She met Welch back in the late 80s on the sets of Beetlejuice.
She was starring in the movie while her husband was the film's production designer.
In an interview with The New Yorker, O'Hara said she couldn't contain her happiness when he asked her out. They started dating right after the movie finished.
She then moved to Los Angeles to be with him and finally married him in 1992.
Catherine O'Hara and her kids
O'Hara and Levy share two sons.
The couple welcomed their elder son, Matthew Welch, in 1994 and younger son, Luke Welch, in 1997.
O'Hara thinks her sons are hilarious, and as a parent, she supports them.
In an interview with Closer, she said that her elder son does cartoon bits, and the younger one does wordplay.
Catherine had to juggle between her work and personal life to make time for her kids.
Both her sons worked with her on the sets of Schitt's Creek, O'Hara told Vanity Fair.