Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw

Kathleen Sue Spielberg (Born: November 3, 1953, Height: 5 ft 7 inches (1.70 m)), known professionally as Kate Capshaw, is an American actress and painter with a multifaceted career that traverses action-adventure classics, heartwarming comedies, and artistic pursuits. Born in Texas, Capshaw embarked on an unexpected path: initially, she pursued a career in education, earning a Master's degree in Learning Disabilities and teaching special education. However, her artistic heart yearned for a different stage. Driven by this passion, she moved to New York and delved into acting, landing a role in the soap opera "The Edge of Night." Fate and Hollywood intervened in 1984 when Capshaw, after beating out 120 actresses, landed the pivotal role of Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. This action-adventure blockbuster, directed by Steven Spielberg, not only catapulted her to international fame but also sparked a personal connection that led to their marriage in 1991. Capshaw's career thrived in the 80s and 90s, showcasing her dramatic and comedic chops in films like Dreamscape, Black Rain, Love Affair, and Just Cause. She explored lighter roles in SpaceCamp and The Love Letter, proving her versatility. Beyond acting, Capshaw is a devoted mother to seven children, including actress Jessica Capshaw, and co-parent to adopted children with Spielberg. She has actively supported various charities, highlighting her dedication to humanitarian causes.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Birthday
    11/3/1953
The Love Letter
The Love Letter
5.1
SpaceCamp
SpaceCamp
5.9
Her Secret Life
Her Secret Life
5.7
A Girl Thing
A Girl Thing
4.2
Duke of Groove
Duke of Groove
6.6
Black Rain: Making The Film
Black Rain: Making The Film
6
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
7.3
The Quick and the Dead
The Quick and the Dead
6.2
Due East
Due East
4.2
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
6.3
Windy City
Windy City
6
A Little Sex
A Little Sex
3.4
Internal Affairs
Internal Affairs
7
Best Defense
Best Defense
4.2
Next Door
Next Door
5
The Alarmist
The Alarmist
4.4
Private Affairs
Private Affairs
0
The Making of 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'
The Making of 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'
7
Black Rain
Black Rain
6.6
Love at Large
Love at Large
5.1
Just Cause
Just Cause
6.2
Missing Children: A Mother's Story
Missing Children: A Mother's Story
6.7
Dreamscape
Dreamscape
6.1
Power
Power
6
The Locusts
The Locusts
5.5
Love Affair
Love Affair
5.4
Intimate Portrait: Sean Connery
0
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones'
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones'
6.3
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy
7.4
How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt
6.4
Everything Is Copy
Everything Is Copy
7.5
Indiana Jones: The Search for the Lost Golden Age
Indiana Jones: The Search for the Lost Golden Age
7.6
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