Kimberley Kates

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Kimberley Kates
Born August 15, 1969 California
Other names Kimberley La Belle
Occupation Actress, film producer
Years active 1987-present

Kimberley Kates is an American actress and film producer.

Early life[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

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.[1] She stars in the Michael Manasseri directed natural horror film Sucker.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
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
1998 Armstrong Susan Zorkin
Charades Laura Alternative titles: Felons
First Degree
1999 Traitor's Heart Maggie Brody
2000 Bounce Woman at Bar Uncredited
2002 Highway Jilly Miranda
2005 Dirty Love
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Producer
2006 Forget About It Michelle Winchester Producer
Lightfield's Home Videos
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Producer
2007 The Mirror
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Producer
2008 Babysitter Wanted
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Producer
2009 William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet
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Executive producer
2011 Sucker
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Producer
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1987 Growing Pains Sheena "Woo Woo" Berkowitz 1 episode
1989 Freddy's Nightmares Christina 1 episode
Alien Nation Dallas Ft Worth 1 episode
1990 Seinfeld Diane 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
1999 Charmed Tanjella 1 episode
Blue Valley Songbird Thelma Russell Television movie

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