Phoebe Cates Bio - Biography

Name Phoebe Cates
Height 5' 7"
Naionality American
Date of Birth 16 July 1963,
Place of Birth New York, New York, USA
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Phoebe Cates attended Professional Children's School in New York City and made her motion picture debut as Jennifer Jason Leigh's "experienced" confidante in Amy Heckerling's acclaimed Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). Cates then landed the role of Christine Ramsey in Private School (1983), then co-starred in the innovativeGremlins (1984) for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment directed by Joe Dante. Cates has remained active in theatre as well. After making her New York debut in Joseph Papp's Off-Broadway production of "The Nest of the Wood Grouse" in 1984, she followed with David Hwang's "Rich Relations" at The Second Stage and a one-act festival at the Manhattan Punchline. On the West Coast, Cates played Nina in the La Jolla Playhouse production of Anton Chekhov's "The Sea Gull," and has since appeared in "Much Ado About Nothing" at New York's Public Theatre, and as Juliet in Chicago's Goodman Theatre production of "Romeo and Juliet".

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