The Mother Brain Files Underrated Actors Special: Phoebe Cates

The actress most infamous for the topless pool scene in Fast Times at Ridgemont High has always been the subject of many “Where Are They Now” discussions. Phoebe Cates was an underrated icon of the 80s with a unique girl next door look that made her a favorite for casting directors to typecast as a love interest. Eventually, the Manhattan-born actress decided to semi-retire from film all together for much more richer experiences in life.