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|Born||August 15, 1969 California|
|Other names||Kimberley La Belle|
|Occupation||Actress, film producer|
Born in California, Kates grew up there and in Montana. Her biological father was killed by a drunk driver when she was a child. Kimberley was pre-med in College before winning a modeling contest which brought her back to Southern California. Kates has ten half and step brothers and sisters. On her biological/real father's side of her family, her paternal grandmother was a Randolph; ancestors are William Randolph, Sir John Randolph, Peyton Randolph, John Randolph and Edmund Randolph of the Randolph family of Virginia, also ancestors of Thomas Jefferson, Edith Bolling, Henry Lee II, Henry Lee III, Robert E. Lee and Lee Marvin.
Kates has appeared in numerous films and television series, including one of the first Seinfeld episodes. Her first film was Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, in which she played Princess Elizabeth, her best known role, also starring Keanu Reeves and George Carlin. Kates studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse for ten years with Milton Katselas. She is currently involved in producing numerous new films, including Standing Down with Ron Perlman and Pras. In April 2009, she completed working on a documentary with William Shatner and Ben Folds, entitled William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet with her partners at Big Screen Entertainment and Five Star Pictures, Michael Manasseri, Scott Woolley and David Zappone.
She has appeared in over 40 television shows and movies prior to becoming a full-time film producer. Kates is now a film producer and the Chairperson/CEO of Big Screen Entertainment Group. She stars in the Michael Manasseri directed natural horror film Sucker.
|1987||Venus Flytrap||Ginger||Direct-to-video release|
|1988||Dangerous Love||Susan||Credited as Kimberley LaBelle|
|1989||Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure||Princess Elizabeth||Credited as Kimberley LaBelle|
|1992||Rescue Me||Cindy||Alternative title: Street Hunter|
|1993||Chained Heat II||Alex Morrison|
|1994||The Pornographer||Bettina||Alternative title: Family Values|
|The New Age||Other Catherine|
|Bad Blood||Lindee||Alternative title: Viper|
|1996||Which Way to Oz||The Girlfriend|
|Charades||Laura||Alternative titles: Felons
|1999||Traitor's Heart||Maggie Brody|
|2000||Bounce||Woman at Bar||Uncredited|
|2006||Forget About It||Michelle Winchester||Producer|
|Lightfield's Home Videos||
|2009||William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet||
|1987||Growing Pains||Sheena "Woo Woo" Berkowitz||1 episode|
|1989||Freddy's Nightmares||Christina||1 episode|
|Alien Nation||Dallas Ft Worth||1 episode|
|Sporting Chance||Betsy Hilderbrand||Television movie|
|1991||The Wonder Years||Carol||1 episode|
|1992||Eek! The Cat||Additional voices||Unknown episodes|
|The Larry Sanders Show||Sally||1 episode|
|1994||The Byrds of Paradise||Elaine||1 episode|
|On Our Own||Alana Michaels||10 episodes|
|1995||The Watcher||1 episode|
|1996||Kindred: The Embraced||Elaine Robb||1 episode|
|Murder, She Wrote||Kim Swofford||1 episode|
|The Sentinel||Laura McCarthy||1 episode|
|Public Morals||Moira Fogarty||1 episode|
|The Burning Zone||Rebecca||1 episode|
|Blue Valley Songbird||Thelma Russell||Television movie|
- "Big Screen Entertainment Group (OTC: BSEG)". US Equity News. Retrieved 4 Jul 2010.
- Face, Meet Giant Stinger in Insane New Images From 'Sucker'!