Catherine Mary Hicks (born August 6, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven.
Hicks was born in New York City, the daughter of Jackie and Walter Hicks, an electronics salesman. She has Irish and English ancestry. Her family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona during her childhood. After attending Saint Mary's College (Indiana), across the street from the University of Notre Dame, where she studied theology, Hicks won an acting fellowship to Cornell University. Hicks, whose parents were practicing Christians, is a devout Roman Catholic. She is married to special effects expert Kevin Yagher and they currently live in Bel-Air. The two have a daughter named Catie, who was born in 1992.
After appearing on Broadway in the stage version of Tribute, she first rose to prominence as Dr. Faith Coleridge on the soap opera Ryan's Hope 1976 - 1978. In 1979, she co-starred in the television version of The Bad News Bears. But it was her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the 1980 TV movie Marilyn: The Untold Story that first established Hicks as an actress. She took the lead role as Amanda Tucker in the 12-episode comedy/detective series Tucker's Witch opposite Tim Matheson as Rick Tucker. The program aired on CBS from October 6, 1982, sporadically through June 9, 1983.