Actress, model, and entrepreneur known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Gremlins, and many teen films.She made her acting debut in Paradise from 1982 in which she performed in several nude scenes.She had two children with fellow actor and husband Kevin Kline.BEFORE FAME
She attended the Professional Children's School and the Juilliard School in hopes of becoming a dancer, even receiving a scholarship to the School of American Ballet. However, a knee injury at 15 ended her dreams.PERSONAL LIFE
Her father Joseph Cates created the classic game show The $64,000 Question and was a Broadway producer. Her uncle Gilbert Cates was also a pioneer of early television.FUN FACTS
Movie actress Phoebe Cates were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Rabbite, it is 192 days until Phoebe Cates next birthday.