Catherine Keener, who is best known for her roles in films like “Being John Malkovich” and “Capote,” is an American actress who has been active in the industry since 1986. She is respected as one of the best actors in the indie film scene. She is often seen in supporting roles in studio films, and in indie films, she portrays sad yet likable characters. She has made her own mark in the industry with her fluent acting and ability to blend in with the character she portrays. 

Quick Info 
Full NameCatherine Ann Keener
Date of BirthMarch 23, 1959
Birth PlaceMiami, Florida, United States
ParentsEvelyn Keener
Jim Keener
SpouseDermot Mulroney (1990-2007)
Age61 years
Height5 ft 8 in
Net WorthUS $8 million


Catherine Keener’s full name is Catherine Ann Keener. She was born to parents Evelyn Keener and Jim Keener on March 23 of 1959, in Miami, located in Florida, USA. His father worked as a manager at a mattress store in Hialeah. Keener spent her early life in Hialeah, where she studied at Monsignor Edward Pace High School. She has four siblings. Catherine went to Wheaton College, where she studied American Studies and theater, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1983. 

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Catherine Keener made her film debut in 1986 with the film “About Last Night…” She appeared in the minor role of a waitress. In 1989, she appeared in “Survival Quest” as Cheryl. The following year, she played the role of Trucker’s girl in “Catchfire.” In 1991, she appeared in “Switch” as a secretary. The same year, she played the role of Yvonne in “Johnny Suede.”

1992 saw her appear as Suzanne in “The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag.” The following year, she acted in Ester’s daughter’s role in “The Cemetery Club.” She went on to appear as Nicole Springer in “Living in Oblivion” in 1995. In 1996, she appeared in the film “Walking and Talking” as Amelia. In 1997, she acted as Mary in “The Real Blonde”.

From 1998 to 2008, Catherine Keener appeared in films like “Out of Sight” in which she acted as Adele Delisi, “8mm” in which she portrayed Amy Welles, “Simpatico” in which she can be seen as Cecilia, “Lovely & Amazing” in which she acted as Michelle Marks, “The Ballad of Jack and Rose” in which she played Kathleen, “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” in which she portrayed Trish Piedmont and “Hamlet 2” in which she played the role of Brie Marschz. In 2009, she appeared as Mary Weston in the film titled “The Soloist.

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.”In 2010, she acted in “Please Give” as Kate. the same year, she appeared in ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” as Sally Jackson and in “Trust” as Lynn Cameron. 2011 saw her act in the role of Paige Walking in “The Oranges,” Diane in “Peace, Love & Misunderstanding,” and Catherine in “Maladies.” The following year, in 2012, she appeared in “A Late Quartet” as Juliette Gelbart. In “Captain Phillips,” she portrayed the role of Andrea Phillips in 2013. She produced and acted in “War Story” in 2014. In it, she played the role of Lee.

In 2015, she appeared in the film “Accidental Love’ as Rep. Pam Hendrickson. 2016 saw her play the role of Reta in the film “Unless.” The following year, she appeared as Missy Armitage in the hit horror film titled “Get Out.” The following year, in 2018, Catherine Keener appeared in “Nostalgia” as Donna Beam, and in “Incredibles 2”  she voice acted as Evelyn Deavor. In 2020, she acted in the voice role of Ugga Crood in “The Croods: A New Age.” The film is yet to be released and is under post-production. In 2022, she will appear in the film titled “The Adam Project.”



She got into a relationship with Klay Thompson in 2018. Klay Thompson is a professional basketball player and is considered one of the best players in the current NBA scene. However, the two separated in early 2020. She is a vegetarian. Catherine Keener loves art and supports the community by buying art pieces and visiting exhibitions. She frequently voices her opinions on social issues on her social media accounts. 

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Height, Weight, and Age

Catherine Keener stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 60 kg. As of December of 2020, she is 61 years old. 


Social Media

Catherine Keener is not active on any social media platforms. It might be because she is old and doesn’t particularly like or understand social media or finds it as nothing but a waste of time. No matter what the reason is, we won’t be seeing her on social media platforms any time soon. 



Catherine Keener’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 8 million as of December 2020. She makes most of her fortune from acting in films and TV shows.