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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 Russian Jewish, and one quarter Chinese, descent. She studied at Miss Hewitt's school and at the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Gremlins
Gremlins Kate Beringer
(1984)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
(1982)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
(1990)
Private School
Private School Christine
(1983)

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 2001 The Anniversary Party
Sophia Gold
 1994 Princess Caraboo
Princess Caraboo / Mary Baker
 1993 Bodies, Rest & Motion
Carol
 1991 Drop Dead Fred
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cronin
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Kate Beringer
 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
 1984 Gremlins
Kate Beringer
 1983 Private School
Christine
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Linda Barrett
 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 | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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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. See more »

Trivia:

One of her first jobs at the age of 15 was being a plainclothes security person at Gallery Drug Store. She was given a basket and walked up and down the aisles pretending to shop whilst patrolling for shoplifters. She only ever caught one old woman stealing Band-Aids, but didn't turn her in. See more »

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Cancer

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