Catherine Black

Catherine Black is an award winning Canadian actress, artist and filmmaker. She grew up in Owen Sound, a hilly artists haven in Southern Ontario. On her childhood snowmobile, Catherine disappeared into endless fields very fast. She is inspired by the outdoors. Nature and wide, open space, play a prominent role in Catherine’s art. It was the unsupervised moments running around outside that informed so much of her strength, independence and artistic taste. Black is a self-taught painter. Her paintings have been exhibited internationally. Most recently Catherine photographed and wrote about the journey of her large oil paintings traveling from her family farm in Fergus Ontario across the Old Oregon Trail to California. This was Catherine’s own Westward Expansion. As an actress, Catherine is best known for her role as Vanden in American Psycho, performing with Christian Bale, starring with Crispin Glover in The Donner Party (Showtime) and multiple guest starring roles, most recently on season 2 of Playing House (USA, NBC). Catherine has performed with Christian Bale, Malcolm McDowell, Crispin Glover, Peter Weller, Mark and Michael Polish, Winona Ryder, Hillary Duff, Sean Astin, Shawn Ashmore, Jon Cryer, Chevy Chase, Mark Boone Jr., Jared Leto, Reese Witherspoon, Keegan Michael-Key, Eric Idle, Elyes Gabel, Harland Williams, Katey Sagal and many more. Catherine’s extensive practice as an actor and artist has rooted her artistic vision in filmmaking. Her filmmaking debut, ...

American Psycho (2000)

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A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

The Donner Party (2009)

Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a number of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Martin
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Clayne Crawford  •  Michele Santopietro  •  Mark Boone Junior

Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a number of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Martin
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Clayne Crawford  •  Michele Santopietro  •  Mark Boone Junior

Ten for Grandpa (2009)

David Karr, husband, father, White House press reporter, film producer, powerful millionaire, defense contractor, Corporate CEO, renaissance businessman. . . Soviet agent? A fast paced, introspective look at the enigmatic life of a most influential ancestor. Taking ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Karr
CAST:  David Alpay  •  David Huband  •  Catherine Black  •  Ann de Villiers

David Karr, husband, father, White House press reporter, film producer, powerful millionaire, defense contractor, Corporate CEO, renaissance businessman. . . Soviet agent? A fast paced, introspective look at the enigmatic life of a most influential ancestor. Taking ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Karr
CAST:  David Alpay  •  David Huband  •  Catherine Black  •  Ann de Villiers

Mary Loss of Soul (2015)

After vanishing from her family’s lake house, 15 year-old Mary Solis returns without any memory of the traumatic events she experienced—and without part of her soul. Even while a shocking mystery surrounds her disappearance, and her disembodied soul begins a grim ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer B. White
CAST:  José Zúñiga  •  Kaylee Bryant  •  Catherine Black  •  Anne Bex

After vanishing from her family’s lake house, 15 year-old Mary Solis returns without any memory of the traumatic events she experienced—and without part of her soul. Even while a shocking mystery surrounds her disappearance, and her disembodied soul begins a grim ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer B. White
CAST:  José Zúñiga  •  Kaylee Bryant  •  Catherine Black  •  Anne Bex

Mr. Headmistress (1998)

Tucker recently got out of prison, but is soon sought after by other bad men. So to escape them, he disguises himself as the new Headmistress of an all-girl school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Shawna Waldron  •  Harland Williams  •  Duane Martin  •  Katey Sagal

Tucker recently got out of prison, but is soon sought after by other bad men. So to escape them, he disguises himself as the new Headmistress of an all-girl school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Shawna Waldron  •  Harland Williams  •  Duane Martin  •  Katey Sagal

Debt Collectors (2020)

A pair of debt collectors are thrust into an explosively dangerous situation, chasing down various lowlifes while also evading a vengeful kingpin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Scott Adkins  •  Louis Mandylor  •  Mayling Ng  •  Vladimir Kulich

A pair of debt collectors are thrust into an explosively dangerous situation, chasing down various lowlifes while also evading a vengeful kingpin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse V. Johnson
CAST:  Scott Adkins  •  Louis Mandylor  •  Mayling Ng  •  Vladimir Kulich

De Puta Madre: A Love Story (2014)

An idyllic picnic turns dangerous, forcing a kidnapped woman to struggle with her delusional ex-lover in a surreal exploration of love, obsession, and letting go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Black
CAST:  Catherine Black  •  Pierluca Arancio

An idyllic picnic turns dangerous, forcing a kidnapped woman to struggle with her delusional ex-lover in a surreal exploration of love, obsession, and letting go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Black
CAST:  Catherine Black  •  Pierluca Arancio

Girl Trip (2021)

A fun road trip ends in murder and mayhem when hidden resentments between best friends surface and everyone learns the hard way never to get in the middle of a catfight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Black
CAST:  Catherine Black  •  Crispian Belfrage  •  Suzanne Birrell-Jones  •  Matthew Tully Brown

A fun road trip ends in murder and mayhem when hidden resentments between best friends surface and everyone learns the hard way never to get in the middle of a catfight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Black
CAST:  Catherine Black  •  Crispian Belfrage  •  Suzanne Birrell-Jones  •  Matthew Tully Brown