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Catherine Bach in 'Dukes of Hazzard' — Inside Her Life 35 Years after the TV Show Ended

Rebelander Basilan
Jun 07, 2020
01:30 P.M.
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Catherine Bach is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series "The Dukes of Hazzard." A lot of things have happened to the actress after the show ended in 1985.

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Bach was one of the fundamental reasons viewers enjoyed watching the action-comedy TV series that was aired on CBS, as reported by Wide Open Country. She's additionally the reason the nickname "Daisy Dukes" for denim shorts has stuck right up 'til the present time.

"The Dukes of Hazzard" was quite successful. It ran for seven seasons, but that wasn't the end of Bach's TV career.

Catherine Bach at the Anaheim Convention Center at Anaheim, California on September 29, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

Catherine Bach at the Anaheim Convention Center at Anaheim, California on September 29, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

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LIFE AFTER THE DUKES OF HAZZARD

She was picked to star in the Canadian series titled, "African Skies." She also made an appearance in "Monk," "Hawaii Five-0," and "Almost Royal."

Since 2012, Bach has likewise been a recurring cast of the soap opera "The Young and the Restless." She played the role of Anita Lawson.

Bach was married to David Shaw in 1976. However, the two divorced following five years of marriage. In 1990, she tied the knot with lawyer Peter Lopez.

John Schneider and Catherine Bach at the Anaheim Convention Center at Anaheim, California on September 29, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

John Schneider and Catherine Bach at the Anaheim Convention Center at Anaheim, California on September 29, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

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CONCENTRATING ON HER KIDS

The couple shared two daughters — Sophia and Laura. In 2010, Lopez died in an apparent suicide. He was 60.

Bach went through the years that followed, focusing on being a doting mom to their children. The actress, however, is as yet occupied as could be. In 2016, she opened up the Nashville store Daisy Country.

Bach said that she's extremely honored with her family and a man that she cherishes very much.

Sophia Lopez, Catherine Bach and Laura Lopez at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on October 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Sophia Lopez, Catherine Bach and Laura Lopez at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on October 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

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"TOTALLY OVERWHELMED"

In an interview with Fox News, Bach, whose professional debut was as one of the youngsters on "The Sound of Music," opened up about the unexpected demise of her husband.

"It was the first time I've ever felt completely and utterly… totally overwhelmed," the actress said. "I didn't see it coming… I just didn't' know how I was going to get through it by myself."

Recollecting about their marriage, Bach said that she's extremely honored with her family and a man that she cherishes very much.

Catherine Bach and her family at 72 Market Street on November 2, 2003 in Venice, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Catherine Bach and her family at 72 Market Street on November 2, 2003 in Venice, California. | Photo: Getty Images

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"He makes a good living, he was a lawyer," she said. "This is the greatest thing that has ever happened to me.' And then all of a sudden it was just gone."

Bach shared that it was opening up to other people about the misfortune that helped her be strong for Sophia and Laura. According to her, she wasn't embarrassed about standing up.

As reported by PEOPLE, Bach has stayed haunted by the still-unanswered question of why Lopez chose to end his own life.

The actress explained that many people in the music business have stress but that her husband was consistently calm and collected. Bach is now happy to grasp the truth of her new life since she will probably never know for sure.

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