• Catherine Reitman is an actress, film writer and producer known for starring in the comedy series ‘Workin’ Moms’.
• She attended the University of Southern California and starred in more than 50 films and TV series.
• She is married to Philip Sternberg and they have two children together.
• She has been nominated for multiple awards and her net worth is estimated to be over $1.3 million.
• In her free time she likes to travel, watch movies and visit zoos.
Who is Catherine Reitman?
Catherine Reitman was born in Los Angeles, California, USA on April 28, 1981 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds both Canadian and American nationalities. She is an actress, film writer and producer, who is perhaps best known for playing the main character in the comedy series “Workin’ Moms”, which she also wrote – the series also stars Dani Kind and Juni Rinaldi and has been airing since 2017. The story follows four mothers and friends who living in Toronto in Canada, trying to balance their love and family life; the series has won four awards and been nominated for 25 others.
Early life and education
Catherine grew up with her brother Jason Reitman, a film director, and her sister Caroline Reitman by their French-Canadian mother Genevieve Robert, who was an actress, and their Slovak father, Ivan Reitman, who was a film director.
Catherine studied at the Cate School, where she became interested in acting as a member of the school’s drama club, appearing in most of the plays performed at the school. At entrance examination in 1999, she enrolled at the University of Southern California where she graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting.
Roles in movies
Catherine has been credited with appearing in over 50 movies and TV series and we are about to list some of her most notable performances in this article.
She made her debut film appearance at the age of seven in 1988, when her mother got her cast in the comedy crime film “Twins”, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Kelly Preston, which won four awards and was nominated for one Golden Globe. Over the next few years, Catherine appeared in such films as Ghostbusters II, Kindergarten Cop, and Dave, making her voice debut in 1996 when she lent her voice to Nerdluck BUPKUS in the animated adventure comedy “Space Jam”.
In 2006, she played Monique in the romantic comedy “Soup of the Day” written and directed by Scott Zakarin, starring Jon Crowley, Catherine and Patty Worthman. It’s about Brandon Craig who is dating three women at the same time. In 2009, she played Zooey’s boyfriend in the romantic comedy “I Love You, Man”, written and directed by John Hamburg, starring Paul Rudd, Jason Segel and Rashida Jones. It’s about Peter Klaven who goes looking for someone to be his best man.
Catherine played Vani in the 2010 comedy “How to Make Love to a Woman” and was then invited to star in two short films, “Frank Advice” and “The D-Monster”. In 2015, she played Julia in the romantic comedy “Slow Learners”, and one of her most recent roles in movies was in 2016, when she was invited to star in the short film “Babble-On Begins: The Director’s Cut” .
Roles in TV series
Catherine made her TV series debut in 2003, when she was cast to appear in the episode “My Three Witches” of the mystery fantasy drama “Charmed”, starring Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano and Brian Krause, and is about three witch sisters who fight against evil.
She went on to appear in some episodes of many series such as ‘Judging Amy’, ‘All of Us’ and ‘Kath & Kim’ and appeared in many others before being invited to voice The Kid. the science fiction fantasy comedy “The Ballad of Mary & Ernie”, starring Vanessa Celso, Darcy Halsey and James Ellis Lane. In the following years, she appeared in such series as the comedy drama “Weeds”, the comedy “Super Fun Night” and the comedy miniseries “Farmed and Dangerous”.
Between 2010 and 2016, Catherine Maureen Ponderosa starred in seven episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” created by Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney, starring Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton. The series follows five friends who own an Irish pub and won four awards while being nominated for 15 others, including three Primetime Emmys.
One of Catherine’s most recent roles in TV series was in the comedy “Black-ish”, where she played Lucy in 21 episodes. Starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Marcus Scribner, the series is about a man who raises his children in a middle-class white neighborhood. The series has won 62 awards, including a Golden Globe, and has been nominated for 173 other awards.
Awards and nominations
In 2018, Catherine was nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards for Best Leading Actress, Comedy and Best Comedy Series for ‘Workin’ Moms’, and in 2019 was nominated for three Canadian Screen Awards: Best Comedy Series, Best Lead Actress, Comedy and Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series – in the same year they were jointly nominated for an ACTRA Toronto Award for Outstanding Performance – Ensemble.
In 2020, she was nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards for Best Comedy Series and Best Direction, Comedy, while winning two Gracie Awards in the same year for Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy or Musical and Outstanding Director – Comedy.
— Working Moms (@WorkinMoms) December 17, 2020
Love life and relationships
Catherine is quite secretive when it comes to her love life but it is known that she has been married to Philip Sternberg since 2009 and they have two children together, born in 2013 and 2016.
Philip is a film producer, director and actor, who is perhaps best known as the president of Candor Entertainment. He is credited with appearing in five movies and TV series, including the “City Guys” and “Firefly” series, and the movies “First Flight” and “Southland Tales”. He wrote the series “The Super” and the documentary film “Divorce Corp” and directed nine episodes of the series “Workin’ Moms”. Philip is also credited with producing a documentary and six TV series.
Catherine has not spoken about other men she may have dated before meeting Philip, so as of November 2020 she is married with two children.
Hobbies and other interests
Catherine is a family woman who spends most of her free time with her children, but she still finds time to do a few things that she enjoys doing for herself.
She loves to travel, though she hasn’t traveled much since she welcomed her first child. Catherine’s acting career has taken her all over the US and also to several Canadian cities while she has also had the opportunity to visit a few cities. European countries, with Paris in France being her favorite place.
She is an animal lover, with bears as her favourites, and occasionally visits zoos.
In her free time, usually very late at night, Catherine enjoys watching movies starring some of her favorite actors – Robin Williams, Tom Hanks and Will Smith – such as “Good Will Hunting”, “You’ve Got Mail” and “£7 “.
Many people noticed Catherine’s upper lip on the “Workin’ Moms” series, claiming how she must have had a “botched surgery” – someone even uploaded a “before and after” photos, but the girl in the “before” picture is not Catherine, but rather a woman named Keara. Some of these fans have also claimed that Catherine’s upper lip ruins the series for them.
Catherine has not commented on this “botched operation” and it is not known whether or not she had plastic surgery – she has only stated how she was bullied with her upper lip at a very young age.
Age, height and power
Catherine is 39 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.65 m tall and weighs about 58 kg.
As of November 2020, her ability is estimated at over $1.3 million.