Catherine Bach (Anita Lawson on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Anita Lawson

Birthday: 1954-03-01

Birthplace: Born in Warren, Ohio

Marital Status: Widowed


Catherine Bach was born Catherine Bachman in 1954 in Warren, Ohio. She was born to a German father and Mexican mother. Bachman graduated from high school in Rapid City, South Dakota, and studied arts at UCLA.

Catherine Bach became famous for her role as Daisy Duke on popular TV series, "The Dukes Of Hazzard," and the signature denim short shorts she wore coined the term 'Daisy Dukes'. Bach later took on the role of Anita Lawson on the number one Daytime drama, "The Young and the Restless."

Catherine Bach married actress Angela Lansbury's son, David Shaw back in 1976, but that union ended in divorce in 1981. Bach then married Peter Lopez in 1990. They had two children together, Sophia and Laura. Lopez died in 2010.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless (February 7 2012 to present)
Dukes Of Hazzard - Daisy Duke (1979 - 1985)


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