Welcome to Gates McFadden Files, your online resource dedicated to the amazing Gates McFadden. Actress, director and choreographer, you may better remember Gates for her role of Doctor Beverly Crusher in the Star Trek franchise. But her career also dives into other projects on screen such as Marker, Franklin & Bash, Mad About You, Make the Yuletide Gay, The Muppets Take Manhattan, and on stage with Cloud 9, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, Voices in the Dark. This fansite is comprehensive of an extensive photo gallery with events, magazines, screencaps, an updated press library for articles and written interviews, and a video section for recorded interviews, sneak peeks, trailers. We are absolutely respectful of her privacy and proudly a paparazzi-free site!!!

→ Received her Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
→ Studied acting in Paris with famous teacher Jacques Lecoq.
→ She was a Muppeteer and movement coordinator for Jim Henson.
→ She choreographed the ballroom scene in the Jim Henson film Labyrinth (1986).
→ Her son, James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot, was born on June 10, 1991. At the time she was acting on Star Trek: The Next Generation (4th season).
→ Brent Spiner is the godfather of her son.
→ Lived in the South of France, where she is restoring an old theatre and owns a house. [August 2004]
→ Continues teaching at the University of Southern California. [November 2005]
→ Has played a doctor twice: Doctor Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), and Doctor Caroline Ryan in The Hunt for Red October (1990).
→ Good friends with Star Trek co-star Patrick Stewart. Stewart was the one who convinced her to return in the series’ third season.
→ She has Lithuanian ancestry on her mother’s side. As well as Irish and Scottish from both of her parents.
→ She greatly enjoyed working with Dabney Coleman on The Muppets Take Manhattan, and considers him “one of the funniest men I’ve ever met”.
→ Has been seen riding a unicycle twice: on the set of Paramount where she shot for Star Trek and entering a talk-show.
→ Currently resides in Los Angeles.
→ Been vegetarian for decades in December 2020 she said she’d gone vegan during the year. (info source)
→ She likes many different animals but absolutely loves (and owns) cats.

Info taken from imdb.com