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Kathy Bates

Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director. After several small roles in film and television, Bates rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe. She followed this with major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolores Claiborne (1995), before playing a featured role as Margaret "Molly" Brown in Titanic (1997). During this time she began her directing career, primarily in television. Bates received a Tony Award nomination for her 1983 performance in the Broadway play 'night, Mother. She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in Primary Colors (1998), for which she also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for About Schmidt (2002). Her television work has resulted in eight Emmy Award nominations. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003, Bates has stated that she has made a full recovery. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathy Bates, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​


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Born:
Jun 28, 1948 In Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
95
First Appeared:
In the movie Krystal
Latest Project:
Movie The Death & Life of John F. Donovan 2018-01-18
Known For
Poster of American Horror Story
Poster of Bee Movie
Poster of The Office
Poster of Dos hombres y medio
Filmography
Movie Krystal Vera 2018
Movie The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Barbara Haggermaker 2018-01-18
Movie Es la jefa Ida Marquette 2016-04-07
Movie Complete Unknown Nina 2016-08-26
Movie Bad Santa 2 Sunny Soke 2016-11-23
Movie La gran Gilly Hopkins Maime Trotter 2015-10-05
Movie Tammy: Fuera de control Lenore 2014-07-02
Movie El coro Headmistress 2014-09-04
Movie Cadaver Beth 2012-11-26
Movie Un pedacito de cielo Beverly Corbett 2011-02-03
Series Harry's Law Harriet Harry 2011-01-17
Movie You May Not Kiss the Bride Bryan's Mother 2011-04-03
Series American Horror Story Iris 2011-10-05
Movie Midnight in Paris Gertrude Stein 2011-05-11
Movie Historias de san Valentín Susan Milton 2010-02-10
Movie Efectos personales Gloria 2009-02-06
Movie Chéri Madame Peloux 2009-02-10
Movie The Blind Side (Un sueño posible) Miss Sue 2009-11-20
Movie Alice Queen of Hearts 2009-12-06
Series Alice Queen of Hearts 2009-12-06
Movie The Family That Preys Charlotte Cartwright 2008-09-12
Movie Ultimátum a la Tierra Regina Jackson 2008-12-10
Movie Revolutionary Road Mrs. Helen Givings 2008-12-19
Movie Christmas Is Here Again Miss Dowdy 2007-10-20
Movie Bee Movie Janet Benson 2007-10-28
Movie La brújula dorada Hester (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie Posdata: Te quiero Patricia 2007-11-15
Movie Fred Claus Mother Claus 2007-11-03
Movie Guilty Hearts The Judge 2006-01-01
Movie Novia por contrato Sue 2006-03-10
Movie La telaraña de Carlota Bitsy the Cow (voice) 2006-12-15
Movie Relative Strangers (Una familia casi perfecta) Agnes Menure 2006-05-01
Movie El viaje de nuestra vida Margene 2006-09-11
Movie La chica de la ambulancia Jane Stern 2005-09-12
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie El puente de San Luis Rey The Marquesa 2004-01-01
Movie La vuelta al mundo en 80 días Queen Victoria 2004-06-16
Movie La magia del montaje Narrator (voice) 2004-01-01
Movie Las novias de mi novio Kippie Kann 2004-08-06
Movie Declaration of Independence Herself 2003-06-10
Series Dos hombres y medio Charlie Harper 2003-09-22
Movie My Sister's Keeper Christine Chapman 2002-01-27
Movie Dragonfly: La sombra de la libélula Mrs. Belmont 2002-02-22
Movie A propósito de Schmidt Roberta Hertzel 2002-12-13
Movie Con amor, Liza Mary Ann Bankhead 2002-12-30
Movie Amor sin condiciones Grace Beasley 2002-08-23
Series A dos metros bajo tierra Bettina 2001-06-03
Movie Ratas a la carrera The Squirrel Lady 2001-07-30
Movie Forajidos Ma James 2001-08-17
Movie Bruno (The Dress Code) Mother Superior 2000-04-16
Movie Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan 1999-11-07
Movie El hombre que vino del mar Miss Swaffer 1998-01-23
Movie Primary Colors Libby Holden 1998-03-20
Movie The Waterboy (El aguador) Mama Boucher 1998-11-06
Movie The Effects of Magic 1998-09-28
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Titanic Molly Brown 1997-11-18
Movie Diabólicas Det. Shirley Vogel 1996-03-22
Movie The Late Shift Helen Kushnick 1996-02-24
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Guerra en casa Maurine Collier 1996-11-20
Movie Eclipse total Dolores Claiborne 1995-03-24
Movie Angus Meg Bethune 1995-09-15
Movie The Stand (Apocalipsis) Rae Flowers 1994-01-01
Series The Stand (Apocalipsis) Rae Flowers 1994-05-08
Movie Curse of the Starving Class Ella Tate 1994-09-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Un muchacho llamado Norte Alaskan Mom 1994-07-22
Movie Nuestro propio hogar Frances Lacey 1993-11-05
Movie Used People Bibby Berman 1992-12-16
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Leah Blier 1992-07-10
Movie The Road to Mecca Elsa Barlow 1991-03-10
Movie Tomates verdes fritos Evelyn Couch 1991-12-27
Movie Jugando en los campos del Señor Hazel Quarrier 1991-12-06
Movie Sombras y niebla Prostitute 1991-12-05
Movie Men Don't Leave Lisa Coleman 1990-02-02
Movie Pasión sin barreras Rosemary 1990-10-19
Movie Misery Annie Wilkes 1990-11-28
Movie Dick Tracy Mrs. Green 1990-06-15
Movie No Place Like Home Bonnie Cooper 1989-12-03
Movie Altas Esferas Jill 1989-01-01
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Arthur 2: On the Rocks Mrs. Canby 1988-07-08
Movie Murder Ordained Bobbi Birk 1987-05-03
Movie Summer Heat Ruth 1987-05-29
Movie El vampiro adolescente Helen Blake 1987-10-01
Series La ley de Los Angeles Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Stella Mae 1982-11-12
Movie Libertad condicional Selma Darin 1978-03-18
Series Vacaciones en el mar Unknown 1977-09-24
Movie Taking Off Audition Singer 1971-05-17
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24