54 years old (Born on July 16, 1963)
American actress; She is famous from Linda Barrett in Fast Times at Ridgemont High.Measurements: 31B-23-33 (as teen model, 1980), 34B-23-34 (during Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine). In the movie Private School (1983), Cates sings two of the soundtrack songs: "Just One Touch" and "How Do I Let You Know". Although retired from making films, she has put her son Owen Kline into the movies, often showing up on the set to make sure he is behaving. He has appeared in The Anniversary Party (2001) and as a lead role in The Squid and the Whale (2005). Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, her mother is of Russian/Chinese descent. Cates was originally going to play the role of Annie Banks in the remake of Father of the Bride (1991) but became pregnant so she had to drop out. The role then went to Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
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Born in NYC
Gets at least some of her exotic beauty from her Filipina mother.
Sister-in-law of producer Kate Kline May
Before turning to acting, she worked as a teen model in the pages of "Seventeen", etc.
Cates was originally going to play the role of Annie Banks in the remake of Father of the Bride (1991) but became pregnant so she had to drop out. The role then went to Kimberly Williams.
(October 2005) Opened the New York City boutique, Blue Tree
According to Izumi Matsumoto, the creator of "Kimagure orenji ru00f4do" (1987) a popular manga series (Japanese comic) and animated TV-series. Ms Cates was the inspiration behind the beautiful character Ayukawa Madoka.
Since her `retirement` from films, she and her movie star husband, Kevin Kline, divide their time between their country estate in upstate New York and their luxury penthouse in Manhattan`s tony upper east side. When not supporting her husband`s continuing fine stage and film work, she fills her time attending openings and benefits and her favorite activity, hosting dinner parties and `dishing the dirt` with her celebrity friends.
Godmother was Jacqueline Susann.
Has a daughter, Greta Simone (b. 1994), and a son, Owen (b. 1991).
Has an older sister, `Valerie Cates, and a younger sister Alexandra.
Named on Harper`s Bazaar`s list of America`s 10 Most Beautiful Women 
Gets at least some of her exotic beauty from her Russian/Chinese mother.
Daughter of producer/director Joseph Cates. Niece of producer/director Gilbert Cates.
Daughter of producer/director Joseph Cates.
The punk band "Fenix TX" wrote a song about her entitled "Phoebe Cates".
Niece of producer/director Gilbert Cates.
Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, her mother is a Filipina of Spanish-Chinese ancestry.
She is good friends with actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, they met while filming Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) together.
Met her future husband, Kevin Kline, when she auditioned for the part of Chloe in The Big Chill (1983), that eventually went to Meg Tilly.