Kate Capshaw

  • Birth Name: Kathleen Sue Nail
  • Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Was a special-education teacher in Missouri before she decided to pursue acting.
  • Made her film debut in 1982's A Little Sex opposite Tim Matheson. 
  • Played the female lead opposite Harrison Ford in 1984's Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
  • Converted to Judaism prior to marrying Steven Spielberg.
  • Starred in the short-lived NBC detective series Black Tie Affair.
  • In 1997, played the on-screen mother to real-life daughter Jessica in The Locusts.


  • Edwin Leon Nail — Father
  • Jessica Capshaw — Daughter
  • Max Samuel Spielberg — Stepson
  • Mikeala George Spielberg — Daughter
  • Steven Spielberg — Husband
  • Theo Spielberg — Son
  • Armyan Bernstein — Ex-significant Other
  • Robert Capshaw — Ex-husband
  • Beverly Sue Simon — Mother
  • Destry Allyn Spielberg — Daughter
  • Sawyer Spielberg — Son
  • Sasha Spielberg — Daughter


  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States (MA in Education)

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