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Phoebe Cates Kline Biography

Phoebe Cates Kline born Phoebe Belle Cates is an American former film actress, singer, and model known primarily for her roles in several 1980s films, most notably Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins. She is also known for her singing abilities and has lent her voice for a couple of songs including the theme song of the film, ‘Paradise’.

Phoebe started off her career as a supermodel and went on to star in a few films and television shows like ‘Baby Sister’, ‘Private School’, ‘Princess Caraboo’ and ‘The Anniversary Party’. She learned the nuances of acting by getting herself involved in theater plays.

She is no more active in Hollywood as she has established herself as an entrepreneur. Phoebe owns a variety store named ‘Blue Tree’ that sells home decors, gifts, and toys. She also runs a specialty food store. She is married to the Academy Award-winning actor, Kevin Kline.

Phoebe Cates Kline Age

Phoebe Cates who is a former American film actress, singer and model were born on 16 July 1963 in New York, New York, United States. As of 2018, she is 55 years old.

Phoebe Cates Kline Height

Phoebe Cates measures a height of 1.7 meters.

Phoebe Cates Kline Family

She is the daughter of Joseph Cates, her father and Lily Cates, her mother. She is also a sister to Valerie Cates, Phillip Cates and Alexandra Cates. She is the cousin of Gil Cates Jr. and nephew to Gilbert Cates and Kit Adler. Phoebe is the Granddaughter to Nathan Katz, grandfather, and Nina Peltzman, grandmother. She is a mother of two.

Phoebe Cates Kline Movies And TV Shows

1982 Paradise
1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
1983 Private School
1983 Baby Sister
1984 Lace
1984 Gremlins
1985 Lace II
1987 Date with an Angel
1988 Bright Lights, Big City
1989 Shag
1989 Heart of Dixie
1990 I Love You to Death
1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
1991 Drop Dead Fred
1993 Bodies, Rest & Motion
1994 Princess Caraboo
2001 The Anniversary Party

Phoebe Cates Kline Gremlins

A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the `Mogwai’ but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water, or to feed him after midnight. All of this happens and the result is a gang of gremlins that decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve.

Initial release: 8 June 1984 (USA)
Director: Joe Dante
Featured song: The Gremlin Rag (Full version)
Screenplay: Chris Columbus
Box office: 153.1 million USD

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Phoebe Cates Kline 2019

Phoebe Cates was all over the screen in the 1980s! The svelte, dark-eyed girl with the fresh face and cute smile started out as an actress in a film that even she describes as a shameless “rip-off” of another popular film that featured nearly the same premise and the exact same leading character types.

She then went on to co-star in two defining films of the 80s, then another defining film of the 90s, married a Hollywood movie star, disappeared from acting altogether, and is now conquering entrepreneurship. Stay with me as we explore the answer to the question, whatever happened to Phoebe Cates?

Phoebe Cates was all over the screen in the 1980s! The svelte, dark-eyed girl with the fresh face and cute smile started out as an actress in a film that even she describes as a shameless “rip-off” of another popular film that featured nearly the same premise and the exact same leading character types.

She then went on to co-star in two defining films of the 80s, then another defining film of the 90s, married a Hollywood movie star, disappeared from acting altogether, and is now conquering entrepreneurship. Stay with me as we explore the answer to the question, whatever happened to Phoebe Cates?

We first met Phoebe Cates when she burst onto film screens everywhere as Sarah, the shipwrecked nymphet in the 1982 film, Paradise. The film starred Cates and Willie Ames of Eight is Enough fame, and it tells the story of two shipwrecked teens who crash land on an island and discover the things that two teens of the opposite sex would discover if they were abandoned on an island “paradise” for an extended period of time.

The premise of the film was interesting, but the only problem is that we’d seen it before two years prior. Nearly the same story was told in the film The Blue Lagoon in 1980. That film featured Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins, and it was a major Hollywood success.

Even though it was clear to see Paradise (1982) was a clone of The Blue Lagoon (1980), teen audiences didn’t seem to mind, because Phoebe Cates was stealing hearts, much like Brooke Shields, but on a slightly smaller scale.

Later that same year, Cates would go on to star in the first of two defining films of the 1980s. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) was basically a story about the typical wild and crazy antics of American 80s high school teens.

In the film, Cates played the role of Linda Barrett, who wasn’t exactly the innocent girl next door, but she probably didn’t deserve a scarlet letter either… Wait, now that I’m remembering the film better, maybe her character was a tad bit whoreish… But, I digress.

With Cates prancing around in a red two-piece bathing suit, and long shots of her lounging around and emerging from the pool, this is the film that squarely established her as a bonafide sex symbol.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) featured an ensemble cast that read like a “who’s who of 1980s teen stars,” so Phoebe Cates was cast alongside Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sean Penn, and Judge Reinhold. Although Cates was never officially part of the 80s Brat Pack, this sort of big-name ensemble casting was a hallmark of the decade.

The next highlight for Phoebe Cates would come a few short years later when she was cast in the leading role of the television mini-series event, Lace in 1984. In this role, she played Lili, a sex symbol who scours the country for her birth mother, who gave her up for adoption when Lili was a newborn.

In this role, Cates is all grown up and acting alongside established actors, like Bess Armstrong, Brooke Adams, and Hollywood legend, Angela Lansbury. In one memorable scene, Lili gathers three women into a room for a confrontation. One of the women is her mother, but still yet unnamed. After Lili delivers a scathing ultimatum, she finishes out the tongue lashing with the question, “Which one of you bitches is my mother?”

The miniseries was wildly popular, and the line uttered by Cates what went on to be named the best line in television history by TV Guide in its 1993 issue celebrating 40 years of television.

Next up for Cates, is a co-starring role in the second of the two defining 80s films in which she appeared, and it is probably her biggest role to date. Gremlins (1984) told the tale of a young man’s father who had gone off to China and brought home a furry creature as cute as a button, but with a horrifying consequence when the rules for its care are not strictly followed.

Of course, the rules of care aren’t followed, cuteness turns to horror, and the rest is history. In this film, Cates played the role of Kate Beringer, the protagonists sweet, hard-working, wholesome girlfriend. This role was a marked departure from her overly sexualized roles, and it was refreshing to see her as the proverbial “good girl.”

As you probably already know, Gremlins (1984) was a smash hit. And, yet again, Phoebe Cates delivers another infamous monologue… This time it was a tale about the night she found out there was no Santa Claus. It was a bit dark for the mostly cutesy/family film, but it was starkly memorable and it messed up Christmas for a whole lot of the younger members of Generation X.

Phoebe Cates was all over the screen in the 1980s! The svelte, dark-eyed girl with the fresh face and cute smile started out as an actress in a film that even she describes as a shameless “rip-off” of another popular film that featured nearly the same premise and the exact same leading character types.

She then went on to co-star in two defining films of the 80s, then another defining film of the 90s, married a Hollywood movie star, disappeared from acting altogether, and is now conquering entrepreneurship. Stay with me as we explore the answer to the question, whatever happened to Phoebe Cates?

We first met Phoebe Cates when she burst onto film screens everywhere as Sarah, the shipwrecked nymphet in the 1982 film, Paradise. The film starred Cates and Willie Ames of Eight is Enough fame, and it tells the story of two shipwrecked teens who crash land on an island and discover the things that two teens of the opposite sex would discover if they were abandoned on an island “paradise” for an extended period of time.

The premise of the film was interesting, but the only problem is that we’d seen it before two years prior. Nearly the same story was told in the film The Blue Lagoon in 1980. That film featured Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins, and it was a major Hollywood success.

Even though it was clear to see Paradise (1982) was a clone of The Blue Lagoon (1980), teen audiences didn’t seem to mind, because Phoebe Cates was stealing hearts, much like Brooke Shields, but on a slightly smaller scale.

Later that same year, Cates would go on to star in the first of two defining films of the 1980s. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) was basically a story about the typical wild and crazy antics of American 80s high school teens.

In the film, Cates played the role of Linda Barrett, who wasn’t exactly the innocent girl next door, but she probably didn’t deserve a scarlet letter either… Wait, now that I’m remembering the film better, maybe her character was a tad bit whoreish… But, I digress.

With Cates prancing around in a red two-piece bathing suit, and long shots of her lounging around and emerging from the pool, this is the film that squarely established her as a bonafide sex symbol.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) featured an ensemble cast that read like a “who’s who of 1980s teen stars,” so Phoebe Cates was cast alongside Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sean Penn, and Judge Reinhold. Although Cates was never officially part of the 80s Brat Pack, this sort of big-name ensemble casting was a hallmark of the decade.

Which one of you b!tches is my mother?”

The next highlight for Phoebe Cates would come a few short years later when she was cast in the leading role of the television mini-series event, Lace in 1984. In this role, she played Lili, a sex symbol who scours the country for her birth mother, who gave her up for adoption when Lili was a newborn.

In this role, Cates is all grown up and acting alongside established actors, like Bess Armstrong, Brooke Adams, and Hollywood legend, Angela Lansbury. In one memorable scene, Lili gathers three women into a room for a confrontation. One of the women is her mother, but still yet unnamed. After Lili delivers a scathing ultimatum, she finishes out the tongue lashing with the question, “Which one of you bitches is my mother?”

The miniseries was wildly popular, and the line uttered by Cates what went on to be named the best line in television history by TV Guide in its 1993 issue celebrating 40 years of television.

Next up for Cates, is a co-starring role in the second of the two defining 80s films in which she appeared, and it is probably her biggest role to date. Gremlins (1984) told the tale of a young man’s father who had gone off to China and brought home a furry creature as cute as a button, but with a horrifying consequence when the rules for its care are not strictly followed.

Of course, the rules of care aren’t followed, cuteness turns to horror, and the rest is history. In this film, Cates played the role of Kate Beringer, the protagonists sweet, hard-working, wholesome girlfriend. This role was a marked departure from her overly sexualized roles, and it was refreshing to see her like the proverbial “good girl.”

As you probably already know, Gremlins (1984) was a smash hit. And, yet again, Phoebe Cates delivers another infamous monologue… This time it was a tale about the night she found out there was no Santa Claus. It was a bit dark for the mostly cutesy/family film, but it was starkly memorable and it messed up Christmas for a whole lot of the younger members of Generation X.

After Gremlins (1984) Phoebe Cates spent the remainder of the decade in mostly forgettable roles, with the exception of 1987 follow up movie, Lace II.

Then three years later, she starred in Drop Dead Fred (1990), which was a defining film of the 1990s. In this film, she has a childhood imaginary friend named “Drop Dead Fred.” The only problem with this “imaginary” friend is that he’s not exactly imaginary…but she’s the only one who can see him.

She banishes Fred as she grows into adulthood, and she seems to have a perfect life. But when her perfect life begins to unravel, Fred shows up again, and a wacky set of circumstances soon follows…

In early 1983, Phoebe Cates auditioned for a role in the hugely successful 80s film, The Big Chill. She lost the role to actress Meg Tilly, but she met actor Kevin Kline and the two eventually began dating.

Sometime between the filming of Gremlins (1984) and Drop Dead Fred (1990), Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline got married. Although Kline is 15 years her senior, the two are a strong couple and seem perfectly paired.

After she filmed Drop Dead Fred in 1991, Cates was a squarely bonafide Hollywood star, and most of us thought she’d go on making films and television appearances throughout the rest of her life.

However, she made three more films, including the mildly successful Princess Caraboo in 1994, and then she seemed to drop off the face of the planet. As far as the entertainment world goes, Cates stayed off the radar from roughly 2001 until 2015, when she voice acted her previous Gremlins role in the video game, Lego Dimensions.

Although she’s stayed off the acting radar, she has been otherwise engaged. Cates and her husband, Kevin Kline, moved to New York City and had two children. The couple had a son, Owen, in 1991, and a daughter, Greta, in 1994. The actress sites the fact that she retired from Hollywood to raise her children, and she never really enjoyed acting.

In 2005, Cates opened a boutique called Blue Tree, on Madison Avenue in New York. Blue Tree is a hip and funky general store concept that sells everything from olive oil to clothing. All of the items are hand picked by Cates, and the store is super successful, having been in business for more than 13 years.

Phoebe Cates states that sometimes a customer will stop in and tell her that she looks like that actress from the 1980s, to which she replies “I get that a lot.”

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Phoebe Cates Kline Net Worth

Phoebe Cates is an American film actress, model, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $5 million.

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Phoebe Cates Today: This is Why You Never Hear from Phoebe Cates Anymore!

The ‘80s were a golden era, as Hollywood hatched some of the most brilliant actors and actresses that we still know and love today. One of them is Phoebe Cates. What happened to Phoebe Cates? We have the details on where Phoebe Cates is today.

Back in the ‘80s, Phoebe Cates was one of the biggest names in Hollywood. She came to prominence with her debut film, Paradise. She continued to have success in films and it looked like Phoebe was here to stay. However, after her popularity rose in the ’80s from stints on the big screen, she suddenly disappeared. We have the details about why she stopped acting and what Phoebe Cates is doing now.

Phoebe Cates Ran out of Interesting Roles

Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963, in New York City. Although Phoebe Cates’ age is 53, she still looks gorgeous as ever. During her acting career, she worked in several films like Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Drop Dead Fred, and Princess Caraboo. The last time we saw Phoebe on screen was in The Anniversary Party, which was released in 2001.

Phoebe married Kevin Kline in 1989. When they were starting a family, the two agreed that they should be able to spend as much time with their children as possible. Neither wanted to take on roles that would require them to be away from their kids for too long. In an interview with Playboy, Kline said, “We have agreed to alternate so that we’re never working at the same time … [but] whenever it’s been her slot to work, Phoebe has chosen to stay with the children.”

Phoebe Met Her Husband During an Audition

In 1983, Phoebe auditioned for the role of Chloe in the movie, The Big Chill. Although she did not get the part, she met her future husband, actor Kevin Kline. The pair started dating despite their 16-year age gap and walked down the aisle in 1989. Their children, Owen Joseph Kline, and Greta Simone Kline both appeared with their parents in The Anniversary Party. Their daughter is a musician and singer-songwriter, famously known by her stage name, Frankie Cosmos.

Another Reason for Her Disappearance

One of the primary reasons as to why Phoebe Cates disappeared is because her movies were not doing that great at the box office. In 1990, she starred in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, which earned only $41.0 million —far less compared to her other movies. Her comedy flick, Princess Caraboo only made $2.9 million.

Phoebe Cates Now

Although she retired from acting, Phoebe spends a lot of time doing charity work. Her son has Type 1 diabetes, and Phoebe has devoted her time towards raising funds to find a cure.

Kevin Kline, fresh off of his success from Beauty and the Beast, is currently part of the New York theater circuit. In 2005, Phoebe Cates started a boutique called Blue Tree. Initially selling expensive and chic designer toys, the store now branched into housewares, clothes, and specialty foods. In an interview, Phoebe said, “I always wanted to have a general store. If I could have had a photo booth and sold candy, I would have.”

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