Katherine Wallach was widely known for her acting on the big screen. Known for making audiences laugh, Wallach began her acting career in comedies like "The King of Comedy" (1983) with Robert De Niro. She kept working in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, starring in the Gwen Welles drama "New Year's Day" (1989), "Dali" (1991) with Lorenzo Quinn and the Whoopi Goldberg dramatic adaptation "The Associate" (1996). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the crime drama "Gangs of New York" (2002) with Leonardo DiCaprio. Wallach most recently acted on "Oliver Beene" (Fox, 2002-04).