Kate Capshaw

Born Nov 3, 1953

Kate Capshaw is an American actress. She is known for being married to Steven Spielberg. She played Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

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1953 Birth Born on November 3, 1953.


1972 18 Years Old Capshaw was born Kathleen Sue Nail in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Beverley Sue (née Simon), a travel agent and beautician, and Edwin Leon Nail, an airline employee. She moved to St. Louis, Missouri at the age of five, and graduated from Hazelwood Senior High, now called Hazelwood Central High School in 1972. … Read More


1976 22 Years Old She took the surname Capshaw upon her marriage to Robert Capshaw in January 1976; they had one child, actress Jessica Capshaw, and eventually divorced in 1980.


1984 30 Years Old Capshaw moved to New York to pursue her dream of acting, landing her first role on the soap opera The Edge of Night. She starred in Dreamscape in 1984. … Read More
1986 32 Years Old In addition, she appeared as Andie Bergstrom, a camp instructor in the 1986 film SpaceCamp. Capshaw also starred in the spy film/romance, Code Name Dancer. Capshaw was featured in films throughout the late '80s into the '90s including Black Rain, Just Cause, Private Affairs and The Love Letter, and was also featured in the 1997 film The Alarmist with David Arquette and Stanley Tucci.


2001 47 Years Old In 2001, she starred in the Showtime Cable Network miniseries A Girl Thing with Elle Macpherson. … Read More
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