Movie Actress

Kate Capshaw

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Age 70
Birthday November 31953
Birth Sign Scorpio
City Fort Worth
Country TX
Profession Movie Actress

Kate Capshaw is a famous Movie Actress, born on November 3, 1953 in United States. As of December 2022, Kate Capshaw’s net worth is $100 Million. Her real name is Kathleen Sue Nail and she appeared in The Love Letter.

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Other Family Members Grandchildren : Luke Hudson Gavigan, Eve Augusta Gavigan, Poppy James Gavigan, Josephine Kate Gavigan
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Spouse Steven Spielberg , Robert Capshaw
Children(s) Jessica Capshaw, Mikaela George Spielberg, MORE

Kate Capshaw Biography

Actress best known for playing Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Her other films include Black Rain, Private Affairs, and Just Cause. Kathleen Spielberg (née Nail; born November 3, 1953) is an American retired actress, best known for her portrayal of Willie Scott, an American nightclub singer and performer in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), directed by eventual husband Steven Spielberg. Since then, she starred in Dreamscape (1984), Power (1986), Black Rain (1989), Love Affair (1994), Just Cause (1995) and The Love Letter (1999)..

She married Steven Spielberg in October 1991. She has seven children: Jessica, Max, Theo, Sasha, Sawyer, Mikaela and Destry.

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. Capshaw earned a degree in education from the University of Missouri, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi. She taught Special Education at Southern Boone County High School in Ashland, Missouri, and Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Missouri.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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She married marketing manager Robert Capshaw in January 1976 and they had one child, Jessica Capshaw, before eventually divorcing in 1980. However, she kept the surname Capshaw, which she used for her professional name upon becoming an actress.

Kate Capshaw Net Worth

Kate Capshaw is one of the richest Movie Actress & listed on most popular Movie Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Kate Capshaw‘s net worth $100 Million.

Net Worth $100 Million
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Source of Income Movie Actress
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She taught Special Education at Southern Boone County HS.

She married marketing manager Robert Capshaw in January 1976 and they had one child, Jessica Capshaw, before eventually divorcing in 1980. However, she kept the surname Capshaw, which she used for her professional name upon becoming an actress.

Capshaw had roles in several films throughout the late 1980s into the 1990s. She starred alongside Michael Douglas and Andy García in Black Rain (1989), Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne in Just Cause (1995), and Warren Beatty and Katharine Hepburn in Love Affair (1994). She was also featured in the 1997 film The Alarmist with David Arquette and Stanley Tucci. In 1999, she starred in and produced The Love Letter.

She met film director and future husband Steven Spielberg upon winning the female lead as Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), a prequel to Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Capshaw starred opposite Harrison Ford, who played the titular character, Indiana Jones. In addition, she appeared as Andie Bergstrom, an appealing and stern yet frustrated camp instructor in the 1986 film SpaceCamp, opposite Richard Gere and Gene Hackman in Power (1986), and starred as Susanna McKaskel in The Quick and The Dead (1987) with Sam Elliott. Capshaw also starred in the spy film/romance Her Secret Life.

Who is Kate Capshaw dating?

According to our records, Kate Capshaw married to Steven Spielberg , Robert Capshaw. As of May 2022, Kate Capshaw’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2001, she starred in the Showtime Cable Network TV Movie A Girl Thing, with Stockard Channing, Rebecca De Mornay and Elle Macpherson. She retired from acting after her final screen appearance in the 2001 TV movie, Due East.

Kate Capshaw Height

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Height 5 feet 7 inches
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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Kate Capshaw celebrates birthday on November 3 of every year.

During the production of the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), she became close with director Steven Spielberg, whom she later married. Originally an Episcopalian, she converted to Judaism before marrying Spielberg on October 12, 1991. The two were married in both a civil ceremony and an Orthodox ceremony.

Is Steven Spielberg still married to Kate Capshaw?

Spielberg is currently married to Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom star Kate Capshaw. But the director’s first wife is also a horror icon and played a key part in a Spielberg-produced classic movie.

Is Jessica Capshaw Kate Capshaw’s daughter?

Jessica Capshaw is Kate Capshaw’s eldest child from her first marriage with ex Robert Capshaw. When Kate married Steven in 1991, Jessica became the director’s stepdaughter at 15 years old.

Is Jessica Capshaw related to Kate Capshaw?

Jessica Capshaw was born in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw (née Kathleen Sue Nail) and salesman Robert Capshaw.

How did Spielberg Meet Kate Capshaw?

Film director Steven Spielberg and actress Kate Capshaw met on the set of Indiana Jones (The Temple of Doom) in 1984 when Capshaw auditioned for the part of Willie Scott. The two married in 1991. The celebrity couple have a combined total of seven children: Theo, Sasha, Sawyer, Mikaela and Destry.

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Capshaw endorsed Democratic U.S. President Barack Obama for re-election in 2012.

You may read full biography about Kate Capshaw from Wikipedia.
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