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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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(early 80s) TV commercial: Oxy Wash See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I was only 17 when I did my nude scenes in Paradise (1982). They were serious and more difficult because they were not easily justified. But the topless scene in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) was funny, which made it easy". See more »

Trivia:

Cates's maternal grandfather was of Chinese Filipino descent, while both her father and her maternal grandmother were of Russian Jewish origin. See more »

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Cancer

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