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Phoebe Cates


Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York City, New York, and raised there. She is the daughter of Lily and Joseph Cates, who was a Broadway producer and television pioneer. Her uncle was director/producer Gilbert Cates. Phoebe is of Chinese-Filipino (from her maternal grandfather) and Russian Jewish descent. She studied at Miss ... See full bio »
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 1994 Princess Caraboo
Princess Caraboo / Mary Baker
 1990 Largo Desolato (TV Movie)
Young Philosophy Student
 1990 I Love You to Death
Joey's Girl at Disco (uncredited)
 1989 Heart of Dixie
Aiken Reed
 1989/I Shag
Carson
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City
Amanda
 1987 Date with an Angel
Patty Winston
 1985 Lace II (TV Movie)
Lili
 1984 Lace (TV Movie)
Lili
 1983 Baby Sister (TV Movie)
Annie Burroughs
 1982 Paradise
Sarah
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Other Works:

The Tenth Man (1989). (Revival). Written by Paddy Chayefsky. Directed by Ulu Grosbard. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 10 Dec 1989- 14 Jan 1990 (41 performances + 35 previews that began on 10 Nov 1989). Cast: Sidney Armus (as "Sexton"), David Berman (as "Elder Kessler"), Phoebe Cates (as "Evelyn Foreman") [Broadway debut], Dan Daily (... See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Kids 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. See more »

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Sister-in-law of producer Kate Kline May. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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