Kate Capshaw (full name Kathleen Sue Nail) was born on November 3, 1953, in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a graduate in education from Missouri State University. She was a high school teacher in the beginning of her career. In January 1976, she got married to Robert Capshaw. After that, Kate embarked in an acting career.
She relocated to New York
and, in 1982, appeared in the movie "A Little Sex" and in "Missing Children: A Mother's Story".
In 1984, Kate Capshaw acted as Willie Scott in Steven Speilberg's "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom". That year she also acted in "Best Defense", "Windy City" and "Dreamscape". Her movies in 1986 included "Spacecamp" and "Power".
In the next two years, Kate Capshaw was seen in t
he movies "Her Secret Life" and "Internal Affairs". In the year 1989, Kate featured in the hit movie "Black Rain". Between the next two years, she appeared in "Love at Large" and "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" respectively in 1990 and 1991.
In 1991, she got married to Steven Spielberg.
Her last movies didn't prove to be as much of a sensation as the 1994 movie "Love Affair". In 1995, she acted in "Just Cause" and then in "How to Make an American Quilt".
She started producing movies and her first such effort was "The Love Letter" in 1999. Between 2001 and 2002, she worked in "A Girl Thing" and "Due East". Kate is also active in social charity organizations like the Blue Heron Foundation.
Why Is She Famous?
Kate Capshaw is famous as the wife of director Steven Spielberg. She is well known as Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Here is one of her Famous Quotes:
"The best preparation for acting is life -- observing life and people and observing yourself. All that becomes your library."
- Kate Capshaw
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