Kate Capshaw

1953 - Today

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Kathleen Sue Spielberg (née Nail; born November 3, 1953), known professionally as Kate Capshaw, is a retired American actress and painter. She is 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 her eventual husband Steven Spielberg. Since then, she starred in Dreamscape (1984), Power (1986), SpaceCamp (1986), Black Rain (1989), Love Affair (1994), Just Cause (1995), and The Love Letter (1999). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate Capshaw has received more than 9,231,811 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Kate Capshaw is the 1,272nd most popular actor (down from 990th in 2019), the 2,217th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,796th in 2019) and the 601st most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 9.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Kate Capshaw ranks 1,272 out of 13,578Before her are Michael Emerson, Don S. Davis, Linda Blair, Linda Evans, Kim Hunter, and Edmund Kean. After her are Patrick Duffy, Stockard Channing, Michu Meszaros, Fredric March, Martin Kove, and Eileen Essell.

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Among people born in 1953, Kate Capshaw ranks 91Before her are Ciarán Hinds, Tim Allen, David Chipperfield, William Petersen, András Schiff, and Guy Verhofstadt. After her are Sergei Ivanov, Hussein Arnous, Ivo Sanader, William E. Moerner, Manfred Kaltz, and Jerome Powell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kate Capshaw ranks 2,217 out of 20,380Before her are Gloria Steinem (1934), Robert Sternberg (1949), Brenda Lee (1944), Ben Webster (1909), Dennis Wilson (1944), and Curtis LeMay (1906). After her are Patrick Duffy (1949), Howard Martin Temin (1934), Stockard Channing (1944), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Jonathan Edwards (1703), and Glenn Frey (1948).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kate Capshaw ranks 601Before her are Patricia Clarkson (1959), Michael Emerson (1954), Don S. Davis (1942), Linda Blair (1959), Linda Evans (1942), and Kim Hunter (1922). After her are Patrick Duffy (1949), Stockard Channing (1944), Fredric March (1897), Martin Kove (1946), Jason Momoa (1979), and James Tolkan (1931).

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