Catherine Bach



  • Birth Name: Catherine Bachman
  • Birth Place: Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/01/1954, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Catherine Bach Fast Facts:
  • Is of German and Mexican descent.
  • Relocated to California in 1970 and studied acting with coaches Milton Katselas and Anna Strasberg. 
  • Worked at a Woolworth's department store until she landed acting jobs.
  • Designed her own wardrobe for the character of Daisy Duke on the series The Dukes of Hazzard—her now-signature cut-off denim shorts—reportedly because she disliked her original costume, a poodle skirt and frilly blouse.
  • While on the series The Dukes of Hazzard, her legs were insured for $1 million.
  • Became a spokesperson for the World Wildlife Fund and testified before Congress on behalf of the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994.
  • Along with husband Peter Lopez, founded the organization C.O.A.C.H. for Kids in 1998; it offers free medical services, via mobile clinics, to children and their families residing in low-income areas of Los Angeles County.
  • Catherine Bach Relationships:
  • David Shaw - Ex-husband
  • Laura Esmeralda Lopez - Daughter
  • Phillip Bachman - Brother
  • Robert Shields - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Sophia Isabella Lopez - Daughter
  • Tony Verdugo - Uncle
  • Peter Lopez - Husband (deceased)
  • Bernard Bachman - Father
  • Norma Kucera - Mother
  • Michael Lopez - Stepson
  • College:
  • Attended University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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