Perhaps knowing that she would get old and saggy very soon, Cates did all her nude scenes in the prime of her youth, when she was only 19 years old.
Her father is a Russian Jew and her mother is Chinese-Filipino.
Can you imagine the sheer amount of men that fantasized about her quietly in their bedroom while choking the proverbial monkey? Phoebe Cates is the Queen of the 80s.
This is a woman who understand the impermanence of beauty.