Date of Birth:
13 December 1947
Darlene Cates played in 1 movies in the Drama, Romance genres.
Darlene Cates got succeed with average imdb rating 7.7.
Weighs 500 pounds. She was discovered by Peter Hedges author of the novel "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" when she appeared on a Sally Jessy Raphael Show in 1992 to talk about her self-imposed imprisonment.
Has one daughter, Sheri Ann (b. January 1966), and two sons: Mark (b. October 1967) and Chris (b. 1971)
After years of loneliness, reclusive behavior and chronic depression, she began to return to the world despite her obesity with help of an anti-depressant medication and her story became public news.
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