Phoebe Cates


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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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Gremlins Kate Beringer
(1984)
(1982)
(1990)
Drop Dead Fred Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cronin
(1991)

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 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Kate Beringer (voice)
 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 Largo Desolato (TV Movie)
Young Philosophy Student
 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
 1985 Lace II (TV Movie)
Lili
 1984 Gremlins
Kate Beringer
 1984 Lace (TV Mini-Series)
Lili
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Lili
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Lili
 1983 Private School
Christine
 1983 Baby Sister (TV Movie)
Annie Burroughs
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Linda Barrett
 1982 Paradise
Sarah
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Music video "Kiss and Tell" for band Brian Ferry includes many clips from 1988 film, "Bright Lights, Big City". Appearances in the video include: Phoebe Cates, Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Kelly Lynch, Swoosie Kurtz and others. Music video credited to Virgin Records CD Bete Noire aired during 2011 on TheCoolTV. 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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If the film, play or any project I'm involved in requires some sort of violence or nudity to advance the plot, scene or character in any way, then I would be considered unprofessional not to oblige. Of course, I want to make sure -- and I think I always have -- that the scenes are shot in good taste. I try to have some control; now that I know what I'm capable of including in a contract, I can ... See more »

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Phoebe's paternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Podolia, Ukraine. Phoebe's mother was born in Shanghai, China, of Russian Jewish and Chinese descent. See more »

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Cancer

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