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Kathy Bates

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 series Warm Springs
Latest Project:
Movie The Death & Life of John F. Donovan 2018-09-10
Known For
Poster of The Day the Earth Stood Still
Poster of Around the World in 80 Days
Poster of Dragonfly
Poster of Swept from the Sea
Movie The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Barbara Haggermaker 2018-09-10
Series The Late Shift Unknown 2017
Series Warm Springs Unknown 2017
Movie Complete Unknown Nina 2016-08-26
Movie Tammy Lenore 2014-07-02
Movie Boychoir Headmistress 2014-09-04
Movie Cadaver Beth 2012-11-26
Series Harry's Law Harriet Harry 2011-01-17
Movie Midnight in Paris Gertrude Stein 2011-05-11
Series American Horror Story Ms. Meade 2011-10-05
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven Beverly Corbett 2011-02-03
Movie You May Not Kiss the Bride Bryan's Mother 2011-04-03
Movie Valentine's Day Susan Milton 2010-02-10
Movie Personal Effects - The Space Between Loss and Love Gloria 2009-02-06
Movie Alice Queen of Hearts 2009-12-06
Movie The Blind Side Miss Sue 2009-11-20
Movie Cheri Madame Peloux 2009-02-10
Series Alice Queen of Hearts 2009-12-06
Movie The Day the Earth Stood Still Regina Jackson 2008-12-10
Movie Revolutionary Road Mrs. Helen Givings 2008-12-19
Series Rules of Engagement Roberta Hertzel 2007-02-05
Movie Bee Movie Janet Benson (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie The Golden Compass Hester (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie P.S. I Love You Patricia 2007-11-15
Movie Christmas Is Here Again Miss Dowdy 2007-10-20
Movie Guilty Hearts The Judge 2006-01-01
Movie Charlotte's Web Bitsy the Cow (voice) 2006-12-07
Movie Failure to Launch Sue 2006-03-10
Movie Bonneville Margene 2006-09-11
Movie Relative Strangers Agnes Menure 2006-05-01
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie Ambulance Girl Jane Stern 2005-09-12
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Narrator (voice) 2004-01-01
Movie Around the World in 80 Days Queen Victoria 2004-06-16
Movie Little Black Book Kippie Kann 2004-08-06
Movie The Bridge of San Luis Rey The Marquesa 2004-01-01
Series Basta't Kasama Kita Charlotte Cartwright 2003-05-31
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Declaration of Independence Herself 2003-06-10
Movie My Sister's Keeper Christine Chapman 2002-01-27
Movie Love Liza Mary Ann Bankhead 2002-12-30
Movie Dragonfly Mrs. Belmont 2002-02-22
Movie Unconditional Love Grace Beasley 2002-08-23
Movie American Outlaws Ma James 2001-08-17
Series Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
Movie Rat Race The Squirrel Lady 2001-08-17
Movie Bruno Mother Superior 2000-04-16
Movie Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan 1999-11-07
Movie Primary Colors Libby Holden 1998-03-20
Movie Swept from the Sea Miss Swaffer 1998-01-23
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Titanic Molly Brown 1997-11-18
Movie The Late Shift Helen Kushnick 1996-02-24
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The War at Home Maurine Collier 1996-11-20
Movie Diabolique Det. Shirley Vogel 1996-03-22
Movie Dolores Claiborne Dolores Claiborne 1995-03-24
Movie Angus Meg Bethune 1995-09-15
Series The Stand Rae Flowers 1994-05-08
Movie The Stand Rae Flowers 1994-01-01
Movie Curse of the Starving Class Ella Tate 1994-09-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie North Alaskan Mom 1994-07-22
Movie Hostages Peggy Say 1993-01-01
Movie A Home of Our Own Frances Lacey 1993-11-05
Movie Used People Bibby Berman 1992-12-16
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Leah Blier 1992-07-10
Movie At Play in the Fields of the Lord Hazel Quarrier 1991-12-06
Movie Fried Green Tomatoes Evelyn Couch 1991-12-27
Movie Shadows and Fog Prostitute 1991-12-05
Movie Men Don't Leave Lisa Coleman 1990-02-02
Movie Dick Tracy Mrs. Green 1990-04-05
Movie Misery Annie Wilkes 1990-11-30
Movie No Place Like Home Bonnie Cooper 1989-12-03
Movie High Stakes Jill 1989-01-01
Movie Arthur 2: On the Rocks Mrs. Canby 1988-07-08
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Summer Heat Ruth 1987-05-29
Movie My Best Friend Is a Vampire Helen Blake 1987-10-01
Movie Murder Ordained Bobbi Birk 1987-05-03
Movie The Morning After Cat-Hating Artist 1986-12-25
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Monaco Franze Rosemary 1983-03-03
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Movie Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Stella Mae 1982-11-12
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Caveman Unknown 1981-04-17
Movie Straight Time Selma Darin 1978-03-18
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series Emergency! Mother Claus 1972-01-22
Movie Taking Off Audition Singer 1971-05-17
Series The Flip Wilson Show Mama Boucher 1970-09-17
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24