Kate Capshaw (born November 3, 1953) is an American actress. She was born Kathleen Sue Nail in Fort Worth, Texas and moved to New York to pursue her dream of acting, landing her first role on the soap opera "The Edge of Night". Kate took the surname Capshaw upon her marriage to Robert Capshaw; they had one child, actress Jessica Capshaw, and eventually divorced. Capshaw met director Steven Spielberg upon winning the female lead (from a pool of 120 actresses) for the blockbuster film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Capshaw converted to Judaism and wed the billionaire director on October 12, 1991; they have 5 children together.