Born in England and raised in Montreal, Catherine Disher attended Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire and McGill University in Montreal, before graduating from one of the most prestigious theatre schools in North America - The National Theatre School of Canada.
Disher is best known for her varied work in series television for which she has received seven Gemini Award nominations, the first being for her role in Grand Larceny. She was nominated twice for her role as Natalie Lambert in the cult vampire series Forever Knight. She won the Gemini for best actress in 2004 for her portrayal of volatile federal cabinet minister Audrey Flankman in the CBC series Snakes and Ladders, and won another Gemini in 2010 for best supporting actress for her role as Superintendent Maggie Norton in the CBC drama series The Border.
Disher has also appeared in many television movies such as The Terry Fox Story (2005) and An Officer And A Murderer (2012). Disher is also an accomplished voice performer appearing in countless radio dramas, video games (such as Resident Evil) and cartoons such as Sailor Moon, Care Bears, Atomic Betty, Franklin, Babar, and Rolie Polie Olie.