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14 January 1975
(m. 1997;div. 2005)
Georgina Cates (born Clare Woodgate; 14 January 1975) is an English film and television actress.
Born Clare Woodgate in Colchester, Essex, Cates attended Colchester County High School for Girls and broke into television acting when she was only 16 years old, playing the role of the original Jenny Porter on the BBC's 2point4 Children . After two series, she left the show to concentrate on acting in television dramas such as Casualty and The Bill and in low-budget films.
In 1995, Cates (then still known as Clare Woodgate) auditioned for the role of Stella in the film An Awfully Big Adventure but failed to be cast. On returning home, she dyed her hair red and reinvented herself as a 17-year-old Liverpudlian girl called Georgina Cates who had no previous acting experience. When she re-applied for the same role, the casting director hired her. She went on to appear in such films as Frankie Starlight (1995), Illuminata (1998), and A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998). She received critical acclaim for her role as Amanda in Clay Pigeons (1998) with Vince Vaughn and Joaquin Phoenix. After a seven-year break from the movie industry, Cates returned to the independent film genre to co-star in Sinner , for which she won a Best Actress award at the Brooklyn Arts Council International Film & Video Festival.
In 1997, Cates married her second husband, American actor Skeet Ulrich, with whom she had twins. The couple separated in 2004 and divorced in 2005, citing irreconcilable differences.
|1991–1992||2point4 Children||Jenny Porter||TV series|
|1992||The Ruth Rendell Mysteries||Sophie Stacey||Episode: "An Unwanted Woman: Part 2"|
|1993||Casualty||Emily Russell||Episode: "Life in the Fast Lane"|
|1993||An Exchange of Fire||Olga Slajek||TV movie|
|1993||The Debutante||Amber||Short film|
|1993||The Bill||Susie Harper||Episode: "The Price of Fame"|
|1994||The Bill||Lorraine Lee||Episode: "House Arrest"|
|1994||Chris Cross||Annette Morton||Episode: "Politics"|
|1995||Ghosts||Maureen / Young Margaret||Episode:The Shadowy Third|
|1995||An Awfully Big Adventure||Stella|
|1995||Frankie Starlight||Young Emma|
|1997||Big City Blues||Angela|
|1998||A Soldier's Sweetheart||Marianne Bell|
|1998||Stiff Upper Lips||Emily|
|2008||The Upshot||Samantha||TV movie|
|2009||The Closer||Kim Sherman||Episode: "Elysian Fields"|
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