Western Swing and Other Things
3:24 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

Live interview with actress Darlene Cates on WSOT

Movie actress Darlene Cates
Credit Friends and Fans of Darlene Cates Facebook page

Marshal Allen Bailey hosted a live interview with movie actress Darlene Cates during his Western Swing & Other Things program on Saturday, October 5th at 11:15 am CT.  Cates is best known for her role as the housebound mother in the 1993 film What's Eating Gilbert Grape with Johnny Depp and Leonardo Dicaprio.  

Cates was born in Borger, grew up in Dumas and currently resides in Forney, just outside of Dallas, TX.  She is a personal friend of Marshall Allen Bailey and Cowgirl Janey and a long time listener to their weekly HPPR program, Western Things & Other Things

Family portrait from the 1993 film What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Credit Friends and Fans of Darlene Cates Facebook page

During the interview with Allen she’ll be discussing her upcoming film, Mother.  Behind the scenes pictures from the movie’s production can be found on her Facebook page.  A 2012 feature article on Darlene Cate’s life since 1993 from the Dallas Morning News can be found here.  More information about her new short film Mother can be found on its Kickstarter page.