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Kate Capshaw


Capshaw worked as a teacher with an MA in Learning Disabilities. Her desire to be an actress led her to New York where she landed a role on the soap The Edge of Night (1956). She met her future husband, Steven Spielberg while beating out 120 actresses for the female lead in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). See full bio »
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 2002 Due East (TV Movie)
Becky Purdue
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Casey Montgomery
 1997 The Alarmist
Gale Ancona
 1997 The Locusts
Mrs. Potts
 1996 No Dogs Allowed (Short)
 1996 Duke of Groove (TV Short)
Rebecka
 1994 Love Affair
Lynn Weaver
 1994 Next Door (TV Movie)
Karen Coler
 1993 Black Tie Affair (TV Series)
Margo Cody
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Margo Cody
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Margo Cody
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Margo Cody
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Margo Cody
- One (1993) ... Margo Cody
 1990 Love at Large
Mrs. Ellen McGraw
 1989 Black Rain
Joyce
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
Joanna Gates
 1987 Private Affairs
Brunetta
 1987 Her Secret Life (TV Movie)
Annie
 1987 The Quick and the Dead (TV Movie)
Susanna McKaskel
 1984 Windy City
Emily Reubens
 1984 Best Defense
Laura Cooper
 1982 Missing Children: A Mother's Story (TV Movie)
Elaine Rogers
 1982 A Little Sex
Katherine
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Jinx Avery Mallory #1 (1981)
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Other Works:

Print ad (with daughter Jessica Capshaw) for "The GAP" (Winter 2001).

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

The best preparation for acting is life -- observing life and people and observing yourself. All that becomes your library. So when you have to research a part, a scene or an emotion, you go into the library and get what you need.

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Converted to Judaism when she married Steven Spielberg. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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