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February 16, 2011
Actress Catherine Mary Stewart To Deliver Keynote Address At The 13th Annual KGBX Women’s Show on February 26th
Tulsa, OK ~ Catherine Mary Stewart’s career as an actress has spanned over 30 years in theatre, film and television. She began her career in London, England, but was soon drawn to Hollywood and there was cast as the original Kayla Brady in the popular soap opera, Days of Our Lives. She is best known for her lead roles in Weekend at Bernie’s, The Last Starfighter and the cult hit film Night of the Comet. Most recently she has appeared in several TV movies for Lifetime, including My Daughter’s Secret, Dead at 17 and My Neighbor’s Secret and on the Hallmark Channel, including Sharp Shooter, Generation Gap and Class. Catherine is proud to have had the lead role of Kathleen in the feature film A Christmas Snow and is excited to reprise the character in A Christmas Snow Live at the Starlite Theatre in Branson, November 2011.
Stewart will deliver the KGBX Women’s Show Keynote entitled Take Charge and Recharge on Saturday February 26th at 12:45 pm on the main stage. In this empowering presentation, she speaks candidly about her life as an actress and shares how she juggles career, motherhood, marriage and why it is important to take time for yourself. Autographs and pictures will take place immediately following her Keynote address at the table next to the main stage.
This year the KGBX Women’s Show will be held on Saturday February 26th from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E-Plex, Springfield, MO. For more information visit www.KGBX.com
Catherine Mary Stewart
Catherine’s career has spanned over a period of 30 years, and over 50 different productions from film to television to theater, in England, Canada and the United States. She was living in London studying dance, acting and singing, when she was cast in her first professional acting role as the lead in the rock musical The Apple. The Apple was chosen to open the Montreal World Film Festival in 1980 and has since developed a cult following and was recently screened at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Catherine moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and soon after landed a contract with Days of Our Lives originating the role of Kayla Brady. During Catherine’s tenure with “Days” she was cast in the lead role of “Maggie” in The Last Starfighter. Catherine found steady employment as an actor in movies, including the cult classic Night of the Comet, the 50’s teen comedy Mischief, as well as the female lead in the very popular Weekend at Bernie’s.
A variety of television features and miniseries have also given Catherine the opportunity to work alongside such luminaries as Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Robert Stack and Karl Malden. She co-starred with Charles Bronson and Christopher Reeve i n the acclaimed TNT movie The Sea Wolf. She also starred alongside Candice Bergen, Rod Steiger, Anthony Hopkins and Angie Dickinson in the widely publicized Hollywood Wives, and played the Joan Collins character as a young woman aging from early teens to mid-twenties in Sins. Stewart received accolades for her work on the mini-series Passion and Paradise with Armand Assante and Rod Steiger.
Most recently she has appeared in several TV movies for Lifetime, including My Daughter’s Secret, Dead at 17 and My Neighbor’s Secret and on the Hallmark Channel, including Sharp Shooter, Generation Gap and Class. Catherine is proud to have had the lead role in the feature film A Christmas Snow, released in October of 2010. She will reprise her screen role of Kathleen in A Christmas Snow Live on the stage in November 2011 at the Starlite Theatre in Branson. www.StarliteTheatre.com
For more information on Catherine Mary Stewart visit www.CatherineMaryStewart.net
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