Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw  (born November 3, 1953) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

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Best Defense (1984)

Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he meets another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Huyck
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Kate Capshaw  •  George Dzundza

Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he meets another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Huyck
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Kate Capshaw  •  George Dzundza

Black Rain (1989)

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Andy García  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Shigeru Kōyama

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Andy García  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Shigeru Kōyama

How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Nelligan

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

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After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Jonathan Ke Quan  •  Amrish Puri

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Jonathan Ke Quan  •  Amrish Puri

SpaceCamp (1986)

Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group -- ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Lea Thompson  •  Kelly Preston  •  Larry B. Scott

Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group -- ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Lea Thompson  •  Kelly Preston  •  Larry B. Scott

Dreamscape (1984)

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in their sleep from a heart attack, Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Max von Sydow  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eddie Albert

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in their sleep from a heart attack, Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Max von Sydow  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eddie Albert

Just Cause (1995)

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arne Glimcher
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Blair Underwood  •  Kate Capshaw

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arne Glimcher
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Blair Underwood  •  Kate Capshaw

Duke of Groove (1996)

Mother takes her teenage son to a party, to make sure he will not be at home when father leaves the family for good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Elliott Gould  •  Kiefer Sutherland

Mother takes her teenage son to a party, to make sure he will not be at home when father leaves the family for good.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Griffin Dunne
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Elliott Gould  •  Kiefer Sutherland

Her Secret Life (1987)

Kate Capshaw plays a schoolteacher and suburban housewife who happens to be an ex-spy. Nobody knows of Capshaw's previous espionage activities, least of all her somewhat obtuse husband Cliff De Young. When Capshaw's ex-lover Jeroen Krabbe, an intimate of Castro, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Valerie Mahaffey  •  Gregory Sierra

Kate Capshaw plays a schoolteacher and suburban housewife who happens to be an ex-spy. Nobody knows of Capshaw's previous espionage activities, least of all her somewhat obtuse husband Cliff De Young. When Capshaw's ex-lover Jeroen Krabbe, an intimate of Castro, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Valerie Mahaffey  •  Gregory Sierra

Windy City (1984)

The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Armyan Bernstein
CAST:  John Shea  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Josh Mostel  •  Jim Borrelli

The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Armyan Bernstein
CAST:  John Shea  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Josh Mostel  •  Jim Borrelli

Private Affairs (1988)

Ti presento un'amica (internationally released as Private Affairs and Quite by Chance) is a 1988 comedy drama film directed by Francesco Massaro.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francesco Massaro
CAST:  Michele Placido  •  Kate Capshaw  •  David Naughton  •  Luca Barbareschi

Ti presento un'amica (internationally released as Private Affairs and Quite by Chance) is a 1988 comedy drama film directed by Francesco Massaro.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francesco Massaro
CAST:  Michele Placido  •  Kate Capshaw  •  David Naughton  •  Luca Barbareschi

A Girl Thing (2001)

A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a woman not capable of having a relationship. Hour Two is about sisters who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Rose
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Stockard Channing  •  Mia Farrow

A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a woman not capable of having a relationship. Hour Two is about sisters who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Rose
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Stockard Channing  •  Mia Farrow

Power (1986)

Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Julie Christie  •  Gene Hackman  •  Kate Capshaw

Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Julie Christie  •  Gene Hackman  •  Kate Capshaw

The Quick and the Dead (1987)

In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel, newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian is the only hope.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Sam Elliott  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Tom Conti  •  Matt Clark

In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel, newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian is the only hope.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Sam Elliott  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Tom Conti  •  Matt Clark

Next Door (1994)

Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  James Woods  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Lucinda Jenney

Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Bill
CAST:  James Woods  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Lucinda Jenney

The Locusts (1997)

Delilah Potts has always had her choice of men to work her ranch and fill her bed. But from the moment Clay Hewitt, a handsome drifter with a mysterious past, arrives at her door, Delilah knows that her life will never be the same. And when he spurns her affections ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Patrick Kelley
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Ashley Judd

Delilah Potts has always had her choice of men to work her ranch and fill her bed. But from the moment Clay Hewitt, a handsome drifter with a mysterious past, arrives at her door, Delilah knows that her life will never be the same. And when he spurns her affections ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Patrick Kelley
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Ashley Judd

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)

H.D. Dalton is 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 Jolie is a now a widowed mother, and his sister Cheryl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Scott Glenn  •  Tess Harper  •  Gary Busey

H.D. Dalton is 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 Jolie is a now a widowed mother, and his sister Cheryl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Kate Capshaw  •  Scott Glenn  •  Tess Harper  •  Gary Busey

Love at Large (1990)

Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Anne Archer  •  Kate Capshaw

Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Anne Archer  •  Kate Capshaw

Due East (2002)

The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse (Forster), and pretty much stays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helen Shaver
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Clara Bryant  •  Cybill Shepherd

The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse (Forster), and pretty much stays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helen Shaver
CAST:  Robert Forster  •  Kate Capshaw  •  Clara Bryant  •  Cybill Shepherd

Missing Children: A Mother's Story (1982)

A young mother hands her children into what she thinks is a childcare center while she finds a new home, but returns to find that they have been adopted out without her knowledge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Mare Winningham  •  Polly Holliday  •  John Anderson  •  Kate Capshaw

A young mother hands her children into what she thinks is a childcare center while she finds a new home, but returns to find that they have been adopted out without her knowledge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Lowry
CAST:  Mare Winningham  •  Polly Holliday  •  John Anderson  •  Kate Capshaw
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