Kathy Najimy

Kathy Ann Najimy (/nəˈɪmi/ nə-JIM-ee; Arabic: كاثي ان نجيمي; born February 6, 1957)[1] is an American actress, comedian, writer, and activist. She is best known for her roles in the films Soapdish (1991), Sister Act (1992), Hocus Pocus (1993), Hope Floats (1998), The Wedding Planner (2001), and Rat Race (2001), as well as her portrayal of Olive Massery on the NBC sitcom Veronica's Closet (1997–2000) and for voicing Peggy Hill on the animated television series King of the Hill (1997–2010).

Kathy Najimy
Najimy at the 2011 Bel Air Film Festival
Kathy Ann Najimy

(1957-02-06) February 6, 1957 (age 65)
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • writer
  • activist
Years active1985–present
(m. 1998)

She also starred in Disney and Pixar's Academy Award winning film WALL-E (2008), Step Up 3D (2010), The Guilt Trip (2012), Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (2013), A Christmas Melody (2015), Dumplin' (2018), Music (2021), and Single All the Way (2021).

She was first nationally known for her feminist play The Kathy and Mo Show, which she wrote and performed with Mo Gaffney.

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