|Occupation||Screenwriter, Playwright, author, comedian|
|Known for||The Grrl Genius Club, A Dog's Purpose|
|Spouse(s)||W. Bruce Cameron|
Cathryn Michon is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, actress, writer, blogger and stand-up comic. She has been featured at the Montreal Comedy Festival, the Toyota Comedy Festival and the Marshall’s Women in Comedy Festival.
Her touring stand-up performance The Grrl Genius Club, as well as a subsequent novel sharing the same name, The Grrl Genius Guide to Life (HarperCollins, July 2001), lead to a television hosting stint on AMC's similarly titled Grrl Genius at the Movies and a second novel entry titled The Grrl Genius Guide to Sex with Other People (St. Martin's Press, January 2004), all garnering positive receptions nationwide.
Her TV writing credits include Designing Women, China Beach, Sisters, South Park and Diagnosis Murder. She performed at Chicago’s The Second City, which led to multiple roles in regional theaters, Off Broadway and on TV. She has guest starred on television series on ABC, CBS, HBO and AMC.
She was the co-writer, co-producer, co-director, and star of the movie Cook-Off!, which completed principal photography in 2005 and premiered in February 2007 at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado. Other projects include the 2014 film Muffin Top: A Love Story, in which she starred, wrote and directed, and the 2017 film A Dog's Purpose, which she co-wrote.
Michon is the author of Jane Austen’s Little Advice Book (co-written with Pam Norris) and co-wrote Eight Human Talents: The Yoga Way to Restore The Balance and Serenity Within You with Gurmukh.
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