Daughter of producer/director Joseph Cates.
producer/director Gilbert Cates.
was Jacqueline Susann.
originally going to play the role of Annie Banks in
the remake of Father of the Bride (1991) but became
pregnant so she had to drop out. The role then went
to Kimberly Williams.
In the movie
_Private School (1986)_ , Cates sings two of the soundtrack
songs: "Just One Touch" and "How Do I
Let You Know."
band "Fenix TX" wrote a song about her entitled
Has an older
sister Valerie and a younger sister Alexandra.
to acting, she worked as a teen model in the pages of
'retirement' from films, Phoebe Cates and her movie
star husbsand, Kevin Kline divide their time between
their country estate in upstate New York and their luxury
penthouse in Manhattans toney upper east side. When
not supporting her husbands continuing fine stage and
film work, she fills her time attending openings and
benefits and her favorite activity, hosting dinner parties
and 'dishing the dirt' with her celebrity friends.
to Matsumoto Izumi, the creator of "Kimagure Orange
Road" a popular manga series (Japanese comic) and
animated TV-series. Ms. Cates was the inspiration behind
the beautiful character Ayukawa Madoka.
Gets at least
some of her exotic beauty from her Filipina mother.
Harper's Bazaar's list of America's 10 Most Beautiful
of producer Kate Kline May
was of Russian Jewish descent, her mother is a Filipina
of Spanish-Chinese ancestry.
31B-23-33 (as teen model, 1980), 34B-23-34 (during "Fast
Times At Ridgemot High"), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth
Has a daughter,
Greta Simone, and a son, Owen.
"Young people are more sophisticated today, thanks
to magazines and movies and even porno cable television.
As a New Yorker I think I've matured faster than other
young people. I'm street smart."
today are much more independent than their parents were.
We're really into getting jobs and we mature sexually
much earlier than a generation ago. Or, at least, we
are involved in sex earlier."
only 17 when I did my nude scenes in 'Paradise.' They
were serious and more difficult because they were not
easily justified. But the topless scene in 'Fast Times
at Ridgemont High' was funny, which made it easy."
this business, if a girl wants a career, she has to
be willing to strip. If you've got a good bod, then
why not show it?"
Phoebe Cates - Filmography
Below is a complete filmography
(list of movies she's appeared in)
Anniversary Party, The (2001) .... Sophia Gold
Caraboo (1994) .... Princess Caraboo/Mary Baker
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993) .... Carol
Drop Dead Fred (1991) .... Elizabeth
Largo Desolato (1990/II) (TV) .... Young Philosophy
... aka Vaclav Havel's 'Largo Desolato' (1990) (TV)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) .... Kate Beringer
I Love You to Death (1990) (uncredited) .... Joey's
Girl at Disco
Dixie (1989) .... Aiken
Shag (1989) .... Carson McBride
... aka Shag: The Movie (1989)
Bright Lights, Big City (1988) .... Amanda
Date with an Angel (1987) .... Patty Winston
Lace II (1985) (TV) .... Lili
Gremlins (1984) .... Kate Beringer
Lace (1984) (TV) .... Lili
Private School (1983) .... Christine Ramsey
... aka Private School... for Girls (1983) (USA)
Baby Sister (1983) (TV) .... Annie Burroughs
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) .... Linda Barrett
Paradise (1982) .... Sarah