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Kathy Najimy


Kathy Najimy was born and raised in San Diego, California. She is the daughter of Samia (Massery) and Fred Najimy, a postal worker, both of Lebanese ancestry. Kathy attended Crawford High School, and began her film career in the early 1990s, with several minor roles. Kathy got her breakthrough screen role as "Sister Mary Patrick" in Sister Act (... See full bio »
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Known For

Sister Act
Sister Act Mary Patrick
(1992)
Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus Mary Sanderson
(1993)
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Sister Mary Patrick
(1993)
Rat Race
Rat Race Beverly Pear
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018 Weight (post-production)
Debra
 2017 The President Show (TV Series)
Ivana Trump
- I Came Up with Christmas - A President Show Christmas (2017) ... Ivana Trump (uncredited)
 2016-2017 Graves (TV Series)
Isaiah's Mother
- Something Left to Love (2017) ... Isaiah's Mother
- In His Labyrinth (2017) ... Isaiah's Mother
- Half a World Gone Mad (2017) ... Isaiah's Mother
- Through a Glass Gravely (2016) ... Isaiah's Mother
 2017 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Marcie
- Commence Fracking (2017) ... Marcie (voice)
 2017 Dating My Mother
Lisa
 2014-2017 Veep (TV Series)
Wendy Keegan
- Omaha (2017) ... Wendy Keegan
- Inauguration (2016) ... Wendy Keegan
- Thanksgiving (2016) ... Wendy Keegan
- Mother (2016) ... Wendy Keegan
- The Eagle (2016) ... Wendy Keegan
 2017/I A Change of Heart
Ruthie
 2017 Elementary (TV Series)
Rayna Carno
- Rekt in Real Life (2017) ... Rayna Carno
 2015-2016 Younger (TV Series)
Denise Heller
- Get Real (2016) ... Denise Heller
- No Weddings & a Funeral (2016) ... Denise Heller
- Like a Boss (2016) ... Denise Heller
- Hot Mitzvah (2015) ... Denise Heller
- The Boy with the Dragon Tattoo (2015) ... Denise Heller
 2016 Blowtorch
Peg
 2016 Harvey Beaks (TV Series)
Hanzi / Angry Bride
- Mr. & Mrs. Borks (2016) ... Hanzi (voice)
- Fee's Pyramid/Life Debt (2016) ... Hanzi (voice)
- Kathy with a K/Harvey's Pet (2016) ... Hanzi / Angry Bride (voice)
- The Punishment/Arbor Day (2016) ... Hanzi (voice)
 2016 The Jamz (TV Series)
Dan
- A New Hope (2016) ... Dan
- Saturday (2016) ... Dan
- The Gig (2016) ... Dan
- Pilot (2016) ... Dan
 2015-2016 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Captain Sandra Russo
- About Face (2016) ... Captain Sandra Russo
- Bad Company (2016) ... Captain Sandra Russo
- Game On (2016) ... Captain Sandra Russo
- Paranoid Android (2016) ... Captain Sandra Russo
- Shelter from the Storm (2016) ... Captain Sandra Russo
 2016 BearCity 3
Rose Dean
 2015 A Christmas Melody (TV Movie)
Aunt Sarah
 2015 No Letting Go
Dr. Nancy Harris
 2015 Difficult People (TV Series)
Carol Donato
- The Children's Menu (2015) ... Carol Donato
 2015 Descendants (TV Movie)
Evil Queen
 2014-2015 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Kathy
- Foam (2015) ... Kathy
- Slow Your Roll (2014) ... Kathy
 2013 A Madea Christmas
Kim
 2013 Twisted (TV Series)
Mrs. Fisk
- Pilot (2013) ... Mrs. Fisk
 2013/I Clutter
Ethel Bradford
 2013 The Big C (TV Series)
Cathy's Therapist
- The Finale (2013) ... Cathy's Therapist
- Quality of Death (2013) ... Cathy's Therapist
- You Can't Take It with You (2013) ... Cathy's Therapist
- Quality of Life (2013) ... Cathy's Therapist
 2012 The Guilt Trip
Gayle
 2012 Secret of the Wings
Minister of Summer (voice)
 2012 How to Fall in Love (TV Movie)
Kim
 2012 Men at Work (TV Series)
Sasha Ryan
- Heterotextual Male (2012) ... Sasha Ryan
 2011-2012 Make It or Break It (TV Series)
Sheila / Sheila Baboyon / Kelly's Mom
- Listen to the Universe (2012) ... Sheila
- Dream On (2012) ... Sheila
- Growing Pains (2012) ... Sheila
- What Lies Beneath (2011) ... Sheila
- Dog Eat Dog (2011) ... Sheila Baboyon / Kelly's Mom
 2011 Deck the Halls (TV Movie)
Alvirah Meegan
 2011 Five (TV Movie)
Rocky
 2011 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Judge Alice Sturgess
- The Bangover (2011) ... Judge Alice Sturgess
- Pilot (2011) ... Judge Alice Sturgess
 2011 California Romanza (Short)
Auntie JoJo
 2011 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
Myrna
- Employee of the Year (2011) ... Myrna
 2010 Not Your Time (Short)
Sid's Mother
 2010 Step Up 3D
Moose's Mom
 1997-2010 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Peggy Hill / Additional Voices
- Just Another Manic Kahn-Day (2010) ... Peggy Hill (voice)
- Bill Gathers Moss (2010) ... Peggy Hill (voice)
- The Honeymooners (2010) ... Peggy Hill (voice)
- To Sirloin with Love (2009) ... Peggy Hill (voice)
 2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
Dr. Frankel
- Million Dollar Smile (2010) ... Dr. Frankel
 2009 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Detective Denise Lapera
- Careful the Things You Say (2009) ... Detective Denise Lapera
 2009 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Claire Porter
- The Magic Bullet (2009) ... Claire Porter
 2008 Prop 8: The Musical (Short)
Prop 8 Leader's #2 Wife
 2008 Privileged (TV Series)
Patty Kingston
- All About Insecurities (2008) ... Patty Kingston
- All About Defining Yourself (2008) ... Patty Kingston
 2008 Tinker Bell (Video)
Minister of Summer (voice)
 2008 WALL·E
Mary (voice)
 2008 Two Sisters (TV Movie)
 2007 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV Series)
Mrs. Militich
- First Day of High School (2007) ... Mrs. Militich
 2006-2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Dr. Mildred Finch
- The Art of Reckoning (2007) ... Dr. Mildred Finch
- Burn Rate (2007) ... Dr. Mildred Finch
- Pandora's Box (2007) ... Dr. Mildred Finch
- Democracy (2007) ... Dr. Mildred Finch
- End of Watch (2007) ... Dr. Mildred Finch
 2006 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Lora Stelladora
- The Dress Is Always Greener (2006) ... Lora Stelladora
 2006 Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (Video)
Sunny St. Cloud (voice)
 2006 Rugrats (TV Series)
Goosey
 2006 Tom and Jerry in Shiver Me Whiskers (Video)
Blue Parrot Betty (voice)
 2006 Brother Bear 2 (Video)
Aunt Taqqiq (voice)
 2006 Getting Played (TV Movie)
Dr. Heidi Z. Klemmer
 2005 Wayside School (TV Movie)
Mrs. Jewels
 2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
Legba
 2005 Say Uncle
Maggie Butler
 2004 Balto III: Wings of Change (Video)
Dipsy (voice)
 2004 Higglytown Heroes (TV Series)
Photographer Hero
- The Legend of Higgsquatch ... Photographer Hero (voice)
 2004 Rocket Power (TV Series)
Patsy
- Summer Breezy/Sammy's Fortune (2004) ... Patsy (voice)
 2004 You Animal (Short)
Granita (voice)
 2001-2003 Oswald (TV Series)
Bingette Bunny
- The Tomato Garden/Bird-Watching (2003) ... Bingette Bunny (voice)
- The Sniffles/The Broken Vase (2002) ... Bingette Bunny (voice)
- A Sticky Situation (2001) ... Bingette Bunny (voice)
- Down in the Dump/The Birdhouse (2001) ... Bingette Bunny (voice)
 2003 The Mummy (TV Series)
Calliope / Aglaophone #2
- The Enemy of My Enemy (2003) ... Calliope / Aglaophone #2 (voice)
 2003 Stuart Little (TV Series)
Margalo
- The Meatloaf Bandit (2003) ... Margalo (voice)
 2003 Ozzy & Drix (TV Series)
Loretta Epstein
- The Dream Factory (2003) ... Loretta Epstein (voice)
 2002 The Scream Team (TV Movie)
Mariah
 2001 Just for Me Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 2001 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series)
Dania
- Tarzan and the Rift (2001) ... Dania (voice)
 2001 Rat Race
Beverly Pear
 2000-2001 Little Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Shapiro
- Violin Lessons/Squirmy (2001) ... Mrs. Shapiro
- Making Mother's Day/Picture Perfect (2000) ... Mrs. Shapiro
 2001 Dave the Brave Meets a Big, Orange Monster (TV Short)
Narrator
 2001 The Wedding Planner
Geri
 2000 Leaving Peoria (Short)
Dr. Albright
 1997-2000 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Olive Massery
- Veronica Checks Out (2000) ... Olive Massery
- Veronica's Doing the Nasty with Perry (2000) ... Olive Massery
- Veronica Loses Her Olive Again (2000) ... Olive Massery
- Veronica's Clips (2000) ... Olive Massery
- Veronica Sets Josh Up (2000) ... Olive Massery
 1997-2000 Pepper Ann (TV Series)
Coach Doogan / Additional Voices / Margot Lesandre / ...
- The Finale (2000) ... Additional Voices / Coach Doogan / Margot Lesandre (voice)
- Unhappy Campers/The Search for Pepper Ann Pearson (2000) ... Additional Voices / Coach Doogan / Margot Lesandre (voice)
- Beyond Good and Evel/One of the Guys (1999) ... Additional Voices / Coach Doogan / Margot Lesandre (voice)
- Cocoon Gables/Green-Eyed Monster (1998) ... Coach Doogan (voice)
- Nicky Gone Bad/In Support Of (1998) ... Coach Doogan / Margot LeSandre (voice)
 2000 Attention Shoppers
Penelope
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Doctor (segment "2000")
 1999 Cinderelmo (TV Movie)
Stepmother
 1999 Snowden's Christmas (TV Movie)
Tiny (voice)
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Ostrich #1 / Sand Grouse
- Have Yourself a Thornberry Little Christmas (1999) ... Ostrich #1 / Sand Grouse (voice)
 1997-1999 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Madame Blanche
- Headless Cabbie/Friday the 13th (1999) ... Madame Blanche (voice)
- Helga's Love Potion/Gerald's Secret (1997) ... Madame Blanche (voice)
 1999 The Sissy Duckling (TV Movie)
Mother Duck 1 (voice)
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Lola Molina (Jackie's Stalker)
 1998-1999 Hercules (TV Series)
Miss Thespis / Thespis the Muse
- Hercules and the Green-Eyed Monster (1999) ... Miss Thespis (voice)
- Hercules and the Muse of Dance (1998) ... Thespis the Muse (voice)
 1998 Bride of Chucky
Motel Maid
 1998 Zack and Reba
Ivy Simpson
 1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (Video)
Chil (voice)
 1998 Hope Floats
Toni Post
 1998 For Your Love (TV Series)
Dr. Tyra
- The Good Doctor (1998) ... Dr. Tyra
 1997 Women Without Implants (Short)
 1997 Muppets Tonight (TV Series)
Registration Clerk
- The Gary Cahuenga Episode (1997) ... Registration Clerk
 1997 Shantay (Short)
Toyota Carter
 1994-1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Woman in Gay Bar / Lorna Irons / Theresa
- The Puppy Episode (1997) ... Woman in Gay Bar (uncredited)
- Go Girlz (1996) ... Lorna Irons
- So Funny (1994) ... Theresa
 1997 Early Edition (TV Series)
Claire
- Psychic (1997) ... Claire
 1997 Nevada
Ruth
 1997 Cats Don't Dance
Tillie Hippo (voice)
 1996 Clueless (TV Series)
Buyer #1
- Cher, Inc. (1996) ... Buyer #1
 1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
The Old Woman
- Self-Discipline (1996) ... The Old Woman (voice, as Kathy Najimi)
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Barbara 'Bix' Konstadt
- Life Lines (1996) ... Dr. Barbara 'Bix' Konstadt
- Women on the Verge (1996) ... Dr. Barbara 'Bix' Konstadt
- Hearts and Minds (1996) ... Dr. Barbara 'Bix' Konstadt
 1994-1996 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
- Color of Naught (1996) ... (voice)
- Cellar Beware (1994) ... (voice)
 1995 The Kathy & Mo Show: The Dark Side (TV Movie)
Kathy Najimy
 1995 Dumb and Dumber (TV Series)
Bunny
- Otto's Best Friend (1995) ... Bunny (voice)
 1995 Jeffrey
Acolyte
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie)
Kathy Lane
 1994 It's Pat: The Movie
Tippy
 1994 Extra Terrorestrial Alien Encounter (Short)
Dr. Femus
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Sister Mary Patrick
 1993 Hocus Pocus
Mary Sanderson
 1992 Sister Act
Mary Patrick
 1992 This Is My Life
Angela (as Kathy Ann Najimy)
 1991 Other People's Money (uncredited)
 1991 The Fisher King
Crazed Video Customer
 1991 Soapdish
Tawny Miller
 1991 The Hard Way
Lang's Girl Friday
 1991 The Kathy & Mo Show: Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Kathy
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (76 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Music video for Lady Soul: "If My Sister's In Trouble". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Kathly Le Jimmy | Kathy and Mo | Kathy Najimi | Kathy Ann Najimy

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on Cass Elliot] That's another woman that is unbelievably inspiring. The more I learn about her, the more I learn she was such a great trailblazer. See more »

Trivia:

Participated in Larry King's book, Remember Me When I'm Gone, where celebrities write their own gravestone epitaphs. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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