Challen Cates - biography

Film Producer from United States of America

Challen Cates is an American independent film producer and actress best known for portraying Mrs. Knight on the TV series, Big Time Rush. She has been the executive producer of two American independent films A Fare To Remember (1998) and The A-List (2001). In addition to producing, she has also played the main character in both movies. In 2003, she played the lead female role in the independent movie They Would Love You In France. Since the beginning of 2000, Cates has also appeared in minor roles in several American television series, including Cybill, Roseanne, Diagnosis: Murder, 1-800-Missing, Monk, CSI: NY, Desperate Housewives and others. In 2007, she had a part in the TV movie The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning. She currently has a supporting role in the Nickelodeon original series Big Time Rush. Cates has also appeared in five Big Time Rush movies such as Big Time Audition, Big Time Concert, Big Time Christmas, Big Time Beach Party, and Big Time Movie. In Big Time Rush, Cates was only referred to as Mrs. Knight or 'Momma Knight' but in "Big Time Moms" it was revealed that her first named was Jennifer, or Jen.  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Cates,Chaleen Cates,Challan Cates
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Aaron MacPherson
Colton McPherson Jasper McPherson
Film Producer, Actor


Year Performance Character
2001 The A-List Amy Wittenman

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