Cathy Sandrich Gelfond is an independent casting director who (along with her partner Amanda Mackey) has cast over one hundred and fifty feature films and television shows including The Fugitive, United 93, The Good Shepherd, The Proposal, The Adjustment Bureau, Non-Stop, Bad Moms, Hands of Stone, and Those Who Wish Me Dead, along with Mayor of Kingstown, A Million Little Things, Claws and Hell on Wheels.
Cathy has been a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2000, where she has served on the Casting Directors Branch Executive Committee. During her time as a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, she was nominated for an Emmy for her work on The Normal Heart, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie.
Cathy is a member of the Casting Society of America where she has been nominated for 17 Artios awards for excellence in casting, and won for Smokin Aces. She is also a member of the Casting Directors union steering committee.
Cathy graduated with a BA in English from UC Berkeley .