Who is Gates McFadden? Wiki, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Gates McFadden

Gates McFadden is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Dr. Beverly Crusher in the popular American television series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation.’ She also appeared in all of the files related to this TV show. She is well-known as a choreographer in addition to being an actress.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Gates McFadden
Real Name/Full Name:Cheryl Gates McFadden
Age:74 years old
Birth Date:2 March 1949
Birth Place:Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
Height:1.72 m
Weight:55 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
John Talbot
Children:Yes (James McFadden Talbot)
Profession:Actress and choreographer
Net Worth in 2024:$5 million

Gates McFadden Biography

Cheryl Gates McFadden, an American actress, was born on March 2, 1949, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. She refers to herself as Cheryl McFadden, a choreographer, and Gates McFadden, an actress. There isn’t much information about her family history, but she is thought to be of Lithuanian descent. There is also no information about her early education. In terms of her higher education, she attended Brandeis University and majored in theatre arts. After graduating, she relocated to Paris, where she studied theatre and art in depth.

Gates McFadden age
Gates McFadden age

Gates McFadden Age, Height, Weight

Gates McFadden was born on March 2, 1949, She is 74 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.72 meters and her weight is 55 kilograms.


Gates’ dreams were crystal clear from a young age. She began acting after studying it professionally. Initially, she worked as a choreographer behind the scenes at The Jim Henson Company. It took her a lot of work to transition from off-screen to on-screen. She choreographed many songs before making her film debut. After nearly five years of struggle, she finally landed her first TV series, ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ which catapulted her to stardom.

She played Dr. Beverly Crusher and drew a lot of attention. She was fired from the series for unknown reasons while she was enjoying her initial success. Nonetheless, she was asked to make a comeback in the third season. Following that, she appeared in all seasons of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation.’ She did, however, appear in other films and TV shows, but she only achieved mainstream success with this TV series. Her career was boosted as a result of this. Dreamchild, Taking Care of Business, Crowned the Dangerous, and The Hunt for Red October are just a few of Gates’ hit films. She was also a successful television actress.

Achievements and awards

Gates McFadden received numerous accolades and acclaim for her performance in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ but she never received any major awards or achievements.

Gates McFadden’s Net Worth in 2024

Gates McFadden works actively in two fields: acting and choreography. Though she did not reach the pinnacle of success in both professions, she did achieve some success. Given that, she has a respectable net worth. As of February 2024, the versatile actress is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million. She isn’t doing much right now, so her net worth may fall in the future.

Gates McFadden had a successful acting career. She studied acting professionally. Even after that, she was unable to have a successful career. Perhaps she was unlucky.

Gates McFadden Husband, Marriage

When it comes to her personal life, Gates never discusses it in the media. She is married to John Cleveland, with whom she has a child. However, when the two married and when they had their child are unknown.