Catherine Bach is an American actress, standing in at a height of 5' 8" (1.73 m)with Natural brunette hair, Voluptuous figure and a Deep sultry voice was born on March 1, 1954 in Warren, Ohio, USA as Catherine Bachman and is the daughter of Norma Jean Kucera (née Verdugo), an acupuncturist, and Bernard Bachman, a rancher. She has one brother, Philip Bachman. Her mother was of Mexican descent and her father was of German ancestry. She is descended from the Verdugo family, one of California's earliest landed families. She grew up on a ranch in South Dakota, where she visited her grandparents in Faith, South Dakota. In 1970, Bach graduated from Stevens High School in Rapid City, South Dakota and briefly studied drama as a major at UCLA where she supplemented her income by making clothes for friends and theatre groups. She was previously married to Peter Lopez and David Shaw. Her first husband is Angela Lansbury's stepson David Shaw. They were married on May 15, 1976 and divorced on August 5, 1981. Her second husband is Peter Lopez. They were married on August 8, 1990 'till his death on April 30, 2010. They have two daughters: Sophia Isabella (born January 1996) and Laura Esmeralda (born October 1998).
She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), You Again (2010) and Margo Dutton in African Skies. In 2012, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Anita Lawson.