Death of Darlene Cates

December 13, 1947 - March 26, 2017
Forney, Texas | Age 69

Actress played homebound matriarch in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape"...
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Darlene Cates, an actress well-known for her role as the housebound matriarch alongside Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1993 movie "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," died Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Forney, Texas. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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