Over the course of the series, Betty White described the Catherine Piper who absolutely lights up every episode she’s in. As Alan Shore’s (played by James Spader) childhood neighbor, she will become his secretary and get into all sorts of trouble, according to Boston Legal Wiki. You can always count on Catherine’s escapes for a good laugh.
“When David E. Kelley wrote you a part, it was a privilege. He made her such a complete character,” White said. Weekly entertainment. The role of Catherine is one of White’s favorites, and that’s no surprise when you remember exactly what Alan Shore’s assistant was up to when she showed up (via The Hollywood Reporter). “You’ve seen her kill and run away. You’ve seen her rob two convenience stores and leave,” White said, adding that the whole time Kelley tried to keep her alive. “I love Catherine,” the actress concluded.
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