Catherine Cox
Born (1950-12-13) December 13, 1950 (age 71)
Alma materWittenberg University
OccupationStage, television actress

Catherine Cox is an American actress.

Cox is a native of Toledo, Ohio, whose mother sang with an all-female orchestra during World War II. Cox graduated from Wittenberg University with a degree in music education.[1]

A regular on the Broadway stage in the 1980s, Cox's credits include the original Ethel McCormack in the production of Footloose, the musical Oh Coward!, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical,[2] and Baby for which she won the Drama Desk Award. Other Broadway credits include roles in Rumors, Music Is, Whoopee!, Barnum, and One Night Stand.[3]

Cox has also worked extensively in regional theaters across the United States and in Off-Broadway productions in New York. Off-Broadway she has appeared in productions of William Finn's In Trousers, Rap Master Ronnie, By Strouse, It's Better With A Band and The Waves.[citation needed] Cox's regional credits include the roles of Donna and Oolie in the Los Angeles production of City of Angels.[1]

Her television appearances include The Cosby Show, Law & Order, The Guiding Light, Edge of Night and Loving among others. She is married to composer/musical director, David Evans and has two sons, Joe and Henry.[4]


  1. ^ a b Marx, Andy (August 31, 1991). "With Family in Tow, Cox Takes 'City of Angels' Over Manhattan". The Los Angeles Times. p. 2. Retrieved December 5, 2020 – via ProQuest.
  2. ^ Blau, Eleanor (May 12, 1987). "2 Musicals Lead Tony Nominations". The New York Times. p. C 15. Retrieved December 5, 2020 – via ProQuest.
  3. ^ Internet Broadway Database: Catherine Cox Credits on Broadway
  4. ^ Gulfshore Playhouse Archived 2008-03-10 at the Wayback Machine