Schitt’s Creek is one of the most beloved TV shows on the internet, largely because of Catherine O’Hara, who is rip-roaringly funny as the out-of-touch matriarch, Moira Rose.
O’Hara isn’t just known for this role, of course. She’s had several iconic parts, including Delia Deetz in Beetlejuice and Kevin’s mom, Kate, in the Home Alone franchise. Many people are just now realizing that last connection!
If you’re surprised, you’re not alone. “Why did I just realize that moira and the mother from home alone ARE PLAYED BY THE SAME PERSON,” one person tweeted. Another wrote, “So I just found out the actress that plays Moira in Schitts Creek is also the actress the plays the mom in Home Alone…I’m shook.”
“I am today years old when I found out that Moira Rose from schitt’s creek is the mother from home alone,” posted a third.
O’Hara opened up about Home Alone back in 2018 to InStyle. “I still have my wig from the second movie, and I had a suit from Home Alone for the longest time before I gave it to my big sister, Patsy,” she said. “I don’t know if she ever wore it, but she liked it. I think I have earrings from the first one too. I didn’t wear a lot of clothes because I was kind of on the road. In the van!”
She also added, “I got married the last weekend of the shoot for Home Alone 2. I had one more day of shooting, and then we went on our honeymoon.
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