Phoebe Cates Biography


Phoebe Cates

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Birth Name: Phoebe Cates
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign: cancer
Age:   54 Years
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Phoebe Cates is an American film actress, singer and former model, well-known for portraying in the movie, Fast Times at Ridgemont High in 1980. She was born in television and Broadway production insiders family to Lily and Joseph Cates. She grew up along with her siblings in New York City. Cates attended Hewitt School, the Professional Children's School, and the Juilliard School through which she completed her high school graduation. She was interested in dancing since her childhood and also wanted to pursue her career in dancing but after suffering a serious knee injury she gave up the dancing career. Regarding her ethnicity, she is white and holds an American Nationality.

After suffering a serious knee injury at an early age of 15, Cates then made up her mind to give up dancing, Phoebe decided to pursue her career in Modeling. After being involved in the modeling career, she earned wide recognition and success.

Working as a model for short time, she decided to quit the industry. Cates state that she didn't like the industry because it was just the same thing over and over which made her leave the modeling career too, although she was successful. 

After dropping dancing and modeling career, Phoebe Cates decided to pursue her career in acting. Her father was also an actor and he was not enthusiastic about Phoebe new dream. She began her acting career at the age of 17 from the movie, Paradise where she sang the theme song. 

Moreover, Cates gave her role in Fast Times at Ridgemont High earned her wide recognition and brought her into the limelight. Her most memorable bikini-drop scene has become of cinema. She had quoted that she had lots of memory and had the most fun during the shooting of that movie. 

Furthermore, Phoebe had featured in several movies which include, Private School, Baby Sister, Gremlins, Date with all Angel, Heart of Dixie, Princess Caraboo, The Anniversary Party and much more.

In the year 1994, Phoebe Cates retired from acting and raised her children. Later in 2001, she returned to acting for a single movie, The Anniversary Party and left the entertainment industry to date.     

Moving towards her personal life, Phoebe Cates married his long-term boyfriend, Kevin Kline after dating for several years. The couple met each other in 1983 and started dating each other. The couple gave birth to a son Owen born on October 14, 1991, and daughter Greta born on March 21, 1994. Phoebe and her spouse, Kevin are living happily together in New York City.

Phoebe earns a good sum of money from her professional career. As a film actress, singer and former model, she has various sources of income through which she finances her lavishing lifestyle. According to different sources, her spouse, Kevin has the net worth of $34 million and her net worth is $5 million.

 

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Born in New York.

1963 16th of July

Phoebe Cates was born on 16th July 1963 in New York City. She was born to Lily and Joseph Cates and grew up along with her siblings, Valerie, Phillip and Alexandra.  

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Give up dancing

1978

Phoebe wanted to pursue her career as a dancer and earned a scholarship to the School of American Ballet but at the age of 15, she was suffered from a knee injury which made her to quite her dream. 

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Debut in Movie

1980

Afterr giving up dancing and modeling career, Phoebe became interested in acting. Her father inspired her to pursue career in acting by which she debut in the movie Paradise while she was 17.

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Shared apartment with her boyfriend

1980

During early 1980, Phoebe had an affair with Stavros Merjos. The couple used to share an apartment in Greenwich Village. Their relationship ended after a year of their affair. 

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Married to Kevin

1989

Phoebe Cates married her long-term boyfriend, Kevin Kline. The couple met each other in 1983 and married in 1989 after six years of their romantic relationship. After the couple walked down the aisle, Phoebe changed her name to Phoebe Cates Kline.

 

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Phoebe Cates First Child With Husband Kevin Kline

1991 14th of October

The happily married couple, Phoebe and Kevin welcomed their first child, a son, Owen Kline on October 14, 1991. 

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Second Child of Cates Family

1994 21st of March

On March 21, 1994, Phoebe Cates and her husband Kevin welcomed their second child, a daughter, Greta Kline. Greta is a singer/songwriter who is widely recognized by her stage name Frankie Cosmos.

 

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Current Networth

2017

Phoebe earns the good sum of money from her professional career. According to different sources, her spouse, Kevin has the Net worth of $34 Million and she has the total net worth of $5 Million.

 

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