Born 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, American actress Catherine Bach had her professional debut as one of the children in a production of The Sound of Music. Her first screen appearance was in the Burt Lancaster murder mystery, The Midnight Man, shot in upstate South Carolina in 1973. Her next role was Melody in the 1974 film Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.
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Bach is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard. While starring on the series, her legs were insured for $1,000,000. In 1985, she served as the model for the figurehead for the schooner Californian.
After the series ended, Bach had roles in a number of low-profile films. From 1992 to 1994, she starred in the Canadian family drama series, African Skies. In 2012, Bach joined the cast of CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless in the recurring role of Anita Lawson.
Take a look at these fabulous photos to see portrait of a young and beautiful Catherine Bach in the 1970s.