Catherine Hicks (Manhattan, New York, August 6, 1951) is an American actress whose career middle 1970s began a number of roles in television series. She is best known for the series 7th Heaven where she plays as the mother of 7 children.
Hicks ' debut on the big screen was in 1982 in the film Death Valley. She is also featured in the films Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, child's Play, Turbulence and Peggy Sue Got Married. Starting from 2000, the actress went acting back to television.