Kathy Najimy is an American actress, writer, and activist who gained notoriety for playing the villain Grimhilde in “Descendants,” the sister Mary Patrick in “Sister Act,” and Mary Sanderson in “Hocus Pocus.” She has a TV acting career that is as spectacular.
In addition to being a well-known actor, Kathy is a well-known campaigner. She has been a vocal supporter of causes like body image, LGBT rights, AIDS awareness, equal rights, and civil rights in addition to being a part of the “Time’s Up” movement against sexual harassment.
The actress-activist has also given significantly to organizations that support women’s empowerment, such as “V-Day” and “The Feminist Majority Foundation’s” campaign against gender discrimination in Afghanistan.
She is a prominent critic of US President Donald Trump and has pledged her allegiance to the liberal Democrats in politics.
Additionally, she appeared in the Academy Award-winning films WALL-E (2008) from Disney and Pixar, Step Up 3D (2010), The Guilt Trip (2012), A Christmas Melody (2015) from Tyler Perry, Dumplin’ (2018), Music (2021), and Single All the Way (2021).
How old is Kathy Najimy?
Actress and activist Kathy Ann Najimy was born in America on February 6, 1957, and she is currently 65 years old in 2022.
Samia (née Massery; 1928-2015) and Fred Najimy, a postal worker, were Lebanese-Americans who lived in San Diego, California, when their daughter Najimy was born on February 6, 1957.
In 1946, her mother moved to the United States from Lebanon. She went to Crawford High School and was raised Catholic and Maronite. At age 14, her father passed away. San Diego State University awarded her a diploma in 1995.