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Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw was born Kathleen Sue Nail in Fort Worth, Texas, to Beverley Sue (Simon), a beautician and travel agent, and Edwin Leon Nail, an airline employee. 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 ... See full bio »
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 1997 The Alarmist
Gale Ancona
 1997 The Locusts
Mrs. Potts
 1994 Love Affair
Lynn Weaver
 1990 Love at Large
Mrs. Ellen McGraw
 1989 Black Rain
 1987 Private Affairs
 1984 Windy City
Emily Reubens
 1984 Best Defense
Laura Cooper
 1982 A Little Sex
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Print ad (with daughter Jessica Capshaw) for "The GAP" (Winter 2001).

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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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