Actress Kathy Najimy was born in San Diego, California, the daughter of #Lebanese #American parents Samia Massery and Fred Najimy, a postal worker. She was raised Catholic and attended Crawford High School.
Kathy is very proud to have been voted Ms Magazine's’ “Woman of the Year 2005.” For 14 seasons Kathy provided the voice of “Peggy Hill,” on the Emmy award winning FOX TV hit King of the Hill, (Annie award and 2 Women In Film awards) and for 3 seasons she performed opposite Kirstie Alley as “Olive” on #NBC's Veronica’s Closet, (American #Comedy #Award.) Najimy is known internationally for her portrayal of “Sister Mary Patrick” in the blockbuster hits Sister Acts 1 and 2, (ACA Awards, and Hollywood Press discovery of the Year Award). Kathy was heard in Pixar’s Oscar winning hit Wall-E, and in Disney’s:
Tinkerbell. Kathy starred on Broadway and was critically acclaimed for her portrayal of Mae West in Dirty Blonde (outer critics award) - and also appeared on Broadway in the first productions of V DAY (the Vagina Monologues) -- Her original Off-Broadway hit: play The Kathy and Mo Show: Parallel Lives and The Dark Side garnered her and Mo Obie Awards and Cable Ace awards for both the plays & the HBO specials.
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By casting director Hamzah Saman