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Kate Capshaw is a Actor, Producer and Thanks American born on 3 november 1953 at Fort Worth (USA)

Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw
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Birth name Kathleen Sue Nail
Nationality USA
Birth 3 november 1953 (69 years) at Fort Worth (USA)

Kathleen "Kate" Spielberg (born November 3, 1953) is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. During production of the film, she met director Steven Spielberg, whom she later married.


Capshaw, originally an Episcopalian, converted to Judaism before marrying director Steven Spielberg, on October 12, 1991. The two were married in both a civil ceremony and an Orthodox ceremony.

There are seven children in the Spielberg-Capshaw family.

Jessica Capshaw (born August 9, 1976) – daughter from Kate Capshaw's previous marriage to Robert Capshaw
Max Samuel Spielberg (born June 13, 1985) – son from Spielberg's previous marriage to actress Amy Irving
Theo Spielberg (born 1988) – son adopted by Capshaw before her marriage to Spielberg, who later also adopted him
Sasha Rebecca Spielberg (born May 14, 1990, Los Angeles)
Sawyer Avery Spielberg (born March 10, 1992, Los Angeles)
Mikaela George (born February 28, 1996) – adopted with Steven Spielberg
Destry Allyn Spielberg (born December 1, 1996)
Capshaw endorsed Democratic U.S. President Barack Obama for re-election in 2012.

Best films

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Black Rain (1989)

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Filmography of Kate Capshaw (22 films)

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2h3
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Arme nucléaire
Actors Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hurt
Roles Wilhelmina « Willie » Scott
Rating61% 3.098223.098223.098223.098223.09822
In 1957, Indiana Jones and his partner George "Mac" McHale are kidnapped in Nevada by Soviet agents under Colonel Dr. Irina Spalko. The Soviets infiltrate warehouse labeled "Warehouse 51" and force Jones to locate an alien corpse with a crystal skull, recovered ten years earlier. Upon its discovery, Mac reveals he is a double agent working for the Soviets. Jones escapes, unsuccessfully attempts to retrieve the skull, and in a fight with Spalko's sadistic henchman, Colonel Antonin Dovchenko, they both fall onto a rocket sled, which ignites and speeds them away. Jones staggers away and, still pursued, arrives in a model town at the Nevada Test Site, minutes before an atomic bomb test, and takes shelter in a lead-lined refrigerator. Jones is rescued, decontaminated, and arrested by FBI agents, who suspect him of working for the Soviets; and though freed on the recommendation of General Ross, who vouches for him, he is put on indefinite leave of absence from Marshall College.
The Love Letter, 1h28
Directed by Peter Ho-sun Chan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Actors Kate Capshaw, Blythe Danner, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Selleck, Tom Everett Scott, Gloria Stuart
Roles Helen
Rating55% 2.7503052.7503052.7503052.7503052.750305
Helen MacFarquhar (Kate Capshaw), a middle-aged bookseller, having recently divorced and after sending her daughter off to summer camp, and her nagging ex-husband trying to convince her to pay for some of their daughter's activities is ready to move on to the next stage in her life. One morning, as she is going through the mail, she discovers an anonymous blue love letter, without an envelope and a name. Having discovered this letter in her mail, in her bookstore, she naturally thinks it is for her. But the only question is, who is it from? At first, she thinks it is from George Matthias, the local fireman, but decides it couldn't be him, after trying to give him subtle hints ("have you ever been 'on fire?'") Not having any idea who may be the writer of the love letter, she just puts it away in her purse and tries to forget about it.
The Alarmist, 1h32
Directed by Evan Dunsky
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Théâtre, Films about the labor movement, Films based on plays
Actors David Arquette, Stanley Tucci, Kate Capshaw, Ryan Reynolds, Mary McCormack, Tricia Vessey
Roles Gale Ancona
Rating52% 2.604032.604032.604032.604032.60403
Un commercial effectuant du porte à porte pour vendre des systèmes de sécurité se découvre une nouvelle fonction. Celle-ci peut lui permettre d'obtenir bien plus qu'il ne le pensait.
The Locusts, 2h4
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Kate Capshaw, Jeremy Davies, Vince Vaughn, Ashley Judd, Paul Rudd, Jessica Capshaw
Roles Mrs. Potts
Rating60% 3.0487253.0487253.0487253.0487253.048725
Clay Hewitt (Vince Vaughn) is a drifter who wanders into a small Kansas town and quickly becomes popular. Soon after arriving he punches out the local town drunk, falls in love with local beauty Kitty (Ashley Judd), and is hired on the local feed ranch, owned by the alcoholic widow Delilah (Kate Capshaw). Delilah is notorious for her attraction to younger men, and allows Clay to stay in her estate's carriage house. Her son Flyboy (Jeremy Davies) has recently returned from a mental hospital and hasn't said a word to anyone other than his pet bull. Clay slowly breaks Flyboy out of his shell, which unleashes a complex turn of events.
How to Make an American Quilt, 1h56
Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Winona Ryder, Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Nelligan, Alfre Woodard, Maya Angelou
Roles Sally
Rating63% 3.1504653.1504653.1504653.1504653.150465
Finn, étudiante fraîchement diplômée, se prépare à se marier avec Sam, son fiancé, mais elle a peur de perdre sa liberté. Chaque semaine, la tante de Finn, sa sœur et leurs amies se retrouvent pour coudre des courtepointes à thème, et parlent de leurs mariages et de leurs espoirs.
Just Cause
Just Cause (1995)
, 1h42
Directed by Arne Glimcher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Prison films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood, Ed Harris, Ruby Dee
Roles Laurie Armstrong
Rating63% 3.198083.198083.198083.198083.19808
Paul Armstrong (Sean Connery), a liberal Harvard professor opposed to capital punishment, is persuaded to go to Florida, to investigate the conviction of Bobby Earl Ferguson (Blair Underwood) for murder. Ferguson, a former Cornell University student, is a highly intelligent, charming, and articulate black man who was convicted of raping and murdering a young white girl. Armstrong must save him from being executed in the electric chair. Ferguson tells Armstrong that he was tortured by two police detectives to get a confession. As Armstrong digs deeper into the case, he discovers that Tanny Brown (Laurence Fishburne), the chief detective on the case, did indeed coerce Ferguson's confession.
Love Affair, 1h48
Directed by Glenn Gordon Caron
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romantic drama, Romance
Actors Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Katharine Hepburn, Pierce Brosnan, Garry Shandling, Chloe Webb
Roles Lynn Weaver
Rating59% 2.9974552.9974552.9974552.9974552.997455
Ex-football star Mike Gambril and singer Terry McKay, each of whom is engaged to marry someone else, meet on a flight to Sydney. The plane makes an emergency landing and passengers must wait until a piece of equipment is delivered.
Next Door
Next Door (1994)
, 1h35
Directed by Tony Bill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Romance
Actors James Woods, Randy Quaid, Kate Capshaw, Lucinda Jenney, Billy L. Sullivan
Roles Karen Coler
Rating57% 2.853252.853252.853252.853252.85325
Matt (Woods), a sophisticated college professor and Karen (Capshaw), his schoolteacher wife, have inconsiderate neighbours (a loutish beer-swilling butcher and his wife, played by Quaid and Jenney) whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud erupts and as a series of tit-for-tat actions escalate, they also start to get crueler and more destructive.
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys, 1h46
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Origin USA
Genres Western
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Scott Glenn, Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Balthazar Getty, Tess Harper, Gary Busey
Roles Jolie
Rating62% 3.100443.100443.100443.100443.10044
Scott Glenn is H.D., a champion rodeo rider whose career is ruined after being gored by a bull. He returns home to discover things have drastically changed — the family farm has been abandoned, his old girlfriend Julie (Kate Capshaw) is a now a widowed mother, and his sister Cheryl (Tess Harper) has put his father (Ben Johnson) in a nursing home. H.D. rescues his father from the home and returns him to the ranch. But when H.D. leaves the farm to visit Julie, his father seeks out Cheryl. Cheryl retaliates by threatening to return her father to the nursing home and sell the ranch. At this point, H.D. takes notice of a rodeo contest which would give him $100,000 if he can ride four bulls for a total of 32 seconds. H.D. bonds with his father as he gruelingly prepares for a return to the rodeo to win the contest and buy the ranch.
Love at Large, 1h37
Directed by Alan Rudolph
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Comedy thriller, Crime, Romance
Actors Tom Berenger, Dirk Blocker, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw, Annette O'Toole
Roles Mrs. Ellen McGraw
Rating57% 2.8510052.8510052.8510052.8510052.851005
Set in a present that feels more like the past, Harry Dobbs is a private detective surrounded by mysterious and dangerous dames. Among them is his angry girlfriend, Doris, and the suspicious women he encounters on his latest case.
Black Rain
Black Rain (1989)
, 2h
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Motocyclette, Yakuza films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Michael Douglas, Andy García, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw, Yūsaku Matsuda, Tomisaburō Wakayama
Roles Joyce
Rating65% 3.2997553.2997553.2997553.2997553.299755
Nick Conklin is a New York City police officer facing possible criminal charges; Internal Affairs believes Nick was involved with his partner who was caught taking criminal money in a corruption scandal. Nick is divorced from his wife, who has custody of their two children. Nick also has financial difficulties.
The Quick and the Dead, 1h30
Directed by Robert Day
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Sam Elliott, Hardy Rawls, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Del Shores, Kenny Morrison
Roles Susanna McKaskel
Rating68% 3.4433853.4433853.4433853.4433853.443385
Duncan McKaskel (Tom Conti) and his wife, Susanna (Kate Capshaw), a married couple who, along with their 12 year old son, Tom (Kenny Morrison), are travelling West hoping to start a new life. They have left a cholera-stricken wagon train and, alone, arrive in a small delapidated town. Here, they meet no-good Doc Shabbitt and ask for directions. He suggests they stay in a deserted local building, but McKaskel senses danger and they leave. Shabbit decides to steal two of their horses.
Power (1986)
, 1h51
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Children's films
Actors Richard Gere, Julie Christie, Gene Hackman, Kate Capshaw, Denzel Washington, E. G. Marshall
Roles Sydney Betterman
Rating57% 2.8534952.8534952.8534952.8534952.853495
Pete St. John (Richard Gere), a ruthless and highly successful media consultant, is juggling a couple of other political candidates when asked to join the campaign of wealthy but little-known Ohio businessman Jerome Cade (J. T. Walsh), who hopes to win the Senate seat being vacated by St. John's friend Sam Hastings (E. G. Marshall).