Catherine Parks

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Catherine Parks
Born Catherine LaBelle
(1956-12-10) December 10, 1956 (age 61)
Tampa, Florida, USA
Occupation Actress
Years active 1981 – 1993

Catherine LaBelle Parks (born December 10, 1956) is an American actress who has starred in movies and on television. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the 1982 horror movie Friday the 13th Part III, as Vera Sanchez, and the 1989 comedy Weekend at Bernie's.

Parks was born in Tampa, Florida. She was a runner-up in the Miss America 1978 pageant. She has starred on television shows, her first being Behind the Screen, and she later starred in the short-lived CBS series Zorro and Son in 1983. Parks has made guest appearances on TV shows such as The Love Boat, Three's Company, Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer, Street Hawk, Tales from the Darkside, Hunter, and Empty Nest.

In 2005, Parks left Hollywood and now resides in Tampa. She remains an actress and continues to pursue various movie and television projects as a writer, producer and actor.


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Looker Jan
1982 Friday the 13th Part III Vera Sanchez
1989 Weekend at Bernie's Tina
1993 Aspen Extreme Karen
Year Title Role Notes
1981 Behind the Screen Sally Dundee TV series
1982 Love Boat, TheThe Love Boat Carole Struckland Episode: "A Dress to Remember"
1982 Three's Company Susan (uncredited) Episode: "Extra, Extra"
1982 Days of Our Lives Mitzi Rummley TV series
1983 Zorro and Son Señorita Anita 3 episodes
1984 New Mike Hammer, TheThe New Mike Hammer Rachel Episode: "Hot Ice"
1985 Street Hawk Simkins' Daughter Episode: "Follow the Yellow Gold Road"
1986 Tales from the Darkside Gina Casavin Episode: "The Casavin Curse"
1989 Hunter Bonnie Arlington Episode: "Blood Line"
1989 Quantum Leap Lady in Park Episode: "The Americanization of Machiko"
1989 Empty Nest Mrs. Harte Episode: "Overdue for a Job"
1990 Capital News Brooke Bros Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Swanns and Drakes"
1991 Man in the Family, TheThe Man in the Family Christina Minetti Episode: "Once Bitten..."
1993 Body of Influence Helen Video

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