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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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Jun 28, 1948 In Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie On the Basis of Sex
Latest Project:
Pelicula Krystal 2017-10-31
Known For
Poster of American Horror Story
Poster of Bee Movie
Poster of The Office
Poster of Dos hombres y medio
Pelicula The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Barbara Haggermaker 2019
Pelicula On the Basis of Sex Dorothy Kenyon 2019
Pelicula Krystal Vera 2017-10-31
Pelicula Es la jefa Ida Marquette 2016-04-07
Pelicula Bad Santa 2 Sunny Soke 2016-11-23
Pelicula Complete Unknown Nina 2016-08-26
Pelicula La gran Gilly Hopkins Maime Trotter 2015-10-05
Pelicula El coro Headmistress 2014-09-04
Pelicula Tammy Lenore 2014-07-02
Pelicula Cadaver Beth 2012-11-26
Pelicula Un pedacito de cielo Beverly Corbett 2011-02-03
Series Harry's Law Harriet Harry 2011-01-17
Pelicula You May Not Kiss the Bride Bryan's Mother 2011-04-03
Pelicula Midnight in Paris Gertrude Stein 2011-05-11
Series American Horror Story Agnes Mary Winstead / Thomasyn White 2011-10-05
Pelicula Historias de san Valentín Susan Milton 2010-02-10
Pelicula Chéri Madame Peloux 2009-02-10
Pelicula Efectos personales Gloria 2009-02-06
Series Alice Queen of Hearts 2009-12-06
Pelicula Alice Queen of Hearts 2009-12-06
Pelicula Un sueño posible Miss Sue 2009-11-20
Pelicula The Family That Preys Charlotte Cartwright 2008-09-12
Pelicula Revolutionary Road Mrs. Helen Givings 2008-12-19
Pelicula Ultimátum a la Tierra Regina Jackson 2008-12-10
Pelicula Christmas Is Here Again Miss Dowdy 2007-10-20
Pelicula Fred Claus Mother Claus 2007-11-03
Pelicula La brújula dorada Hester (voice) 2007-12-04
Pelicula Posdata: Te quiero Patricia 2007-11-15
Pelicula Bee Movie Janet Benson 2007-10-28
Pelicula Guilty Hearts The Judge 2006-01-01
Pelicula Novia por contrato Sue 2006-03-10
Pelicula Relative Strangers (Una familia casi perfecta) Agnes Menure 2006-05-01
Pelicula La telaraña de Carlota Bitsy the Cow (voice) 2006-12-15
Pelicula El viaje de nuestra vida Margene 2006-09-11
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Pelicula La chica de la ambulancia Jane Stern 2005-09-12
Pelicula El puente de San Luis Rey The Marquesa 2004-01-01
Pelicula La magia del montaje Narrator (voice) 2004-01-01
Pelicula La vuelta al mundo en 80 días Queen Victoria 2004-07-23
Pelicula Las novias de mi novio Kippie Kann 2004-08-06
Pelicula Declaration of Independence Herself 2003-06-10
Series Dos hombres y medio Charlie Harper 2003-09-22
Pelicula My Sister's Keeper Christine Chapman 2002-01-27
Pelicula Dragonfly: La sombra de la libélula Mrs. Belmont 2002-02-22
Pelicula A propósito de Schmidt Roberta Hertzel 2002-05-22
Pelicula Con amor, Liza Mary Ann Bankhead 2002-12-30
Pelicula Amor sin condiciones Grace Beasley 2002-08-23
Pelicula Ratas a la carrera The Squirrel Lady 2001-07-30
Pelicula Forajidos Ma James 2001-08-17
Series A dos metros bajo tierra Bettina 2001-06-03
Pelicula Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood Frances Marion (voice) 2000-01-01
Pelicula Bruno (The Dress Code) Mother Superior 2000-04-16
Pelicula Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan 1999-11-07
Pelicula The Waterboy (El aguador) Mama Boucher 1998-11-06
Pelicula Primary Colors Libby Holden 1998-03-20
Pelicula The Effects of Magic 1998-09-28
Pelicula El hombre que vino del mar Miss Swaffer 1998-01-23
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Pelicula Titanic Molly Brown 1997-11-18
Pelicula Guerra en casa Maurine Collier 1996-11-20
Pelicula The Late Shift Helen Kushnick 1996-02-24
Pelicula Diabólicas Det. Shirley Vogel 1996-03-22
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Pelicula Eclipse total Dolores Claiborne 1995-03-24
Pelicula Angus Meg Bethune 1995-09-15
Pelicula The West Side Waltz Mr. Goo 1995-11-23
Pelicula The Stand (Apocalipsis) Rae Flowers 1994-01-01
Pelicula Curse of the Starving Class Ella Tate 1994-09-13
Series The Stand (Apocalipsis) Rae Flowers 1994-05-08
Pelicula Un muchacho llamado Norte Alaskan Mom 1994-07-22
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Pelicula Nuestro propio hogar Frances Lacey 1993-11-05
Pelicula Hostages Peggy Say 1993-01-01
Pelicula Used People Bibby Berman 1992-12-16
Pelicula Prelude to a Kiss Leah Blier 1992-07-10
Pelicula The Road to Mecca Elsa Barlow 1991-03-10
Pelicula Jugando en los campos del Señor Hazel Quarrier 1991-12-06
Pelicula Tomates verdes fritos Evelyn Couch 1991-12-27
Pelicula Sombras y niebla Prostitute 1991-12-05
Pelicula Misery Annie Wilkes 1990-11-28
Pelicula Dick Tracy Mrs. Green 1990-06-15
Pelicula Pasión sin barreras Rosemary 1990-10-19
Pelicula Men Don't Leave Lisa Coleman 1990-02-02
Pelicula No Place Like Home Bonnie Cooper 1989-12-03
Pelicula Altas Esferas Jill 1989-01-01
Pelicula Arthur 2: On the Rocks Mrs. Canby 1988-07-08
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Pelicula Murder Ordained Bobbi Birk 1987-05-03
Pelicula Summer Heat Ruth 1987-05-29
Pelicula 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
Pelicula Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Stella Mae 1982-11-12
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Pelicula Libertad condicional Selma Darin 1978-03-18
Series Vacaciones en el mar Unknown 1977-09-24
Pelicula 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