Kathy Bates

Birthday:

06/28/1948

Place of birth:

Memphis, Tennessee, USA:

Biography:

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‚Äč


Film Credits

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
as Barbara Haggermaker
On the Basis of Sex (2018)
as Dorothy Kenyon
Krystal (2018)
as Vera
Bad Santa 2 (2016)
as Sunny Soke
Complete Unknown (2016)
as Nina
The Boss (2016)
as Ida Marquette
The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
as Maime Trotter
Boychoir (2014)
as Headmistress
Tammy (2014)
as Lenore
Cadaver (2012)
as Beth
Midnight in Paris (2011)
as Gertrude Stein
You May Not Kiss the Bride (2011)
as Bryan's Mother
A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
as Beverly Corbett
Valentine's Day (2010)
as Susan Milton
Alice (2009)
as Queen of Hearts
The Blind Side (2009)
as Miss Sue
Chéri (2009)
as Madame Peloux
Personal Effects - The Space Between Loss and Love (2009)
as Gloria
Revolutionary Road (2008)
as Mrs. Helen Givings
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
as Regina Jackson
The Family That Preys (2008)
as Charlotte Cartwright
The Golden Compass (2007)
as Hester (voice)
P.S. I Love You (2007)
as Patricia
Fred Claus (2007)
as Mother Claus
Bee Movie (2007)
as Janet Benson (voice)
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
as Miss Dowdy
Charlotte's Web (2006)
as Bitsy the Cow (voice)
Bonneville (2006)
as Margene
Relative Strangers (2006)
as Agnes Menure
Failure to Launch (2006)
as Sue
Guilty Hearts (2006)
as The Judge
Ambulance Girl (2005)
as Jane Stern
Little Black Book (2004)
as Kippie Kann
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
as Queen Victoria
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
as Narrator (voice)
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
as The Marquesa
Declaration of Independence (2003)
as Herself
Love Liza (2002)
as Mary Ann Bankhead
Unconditional Love (2002)
as Grace Beasley
About Schmidt (2002)
as Roberta Hertzel
Dragonfly (2002)
as Mrs. Belmont
My Sister's Keeper (2002)
as Christine Chapman
American Outlaws (2001)
as Ma James
Rat Race (2001)
as The Squirrel Lady
Bruno (2000)
as Mother Superior
Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood (2000)
as Frances Marion (voice)
Annie (1999)
as Miss Agatha Hannigan
The Waterboy (1998)
as Mama Boucher
The Effects of Magic (1998)
as
Primary Colors (1998)
as Libby Holden
Swept from the Sea (1998)
as Miss Swaffer
Titanic (1997)
as Molly Brown
The War at Home (1996)
as Maurine Collier
Diabolique (1996)
as Det. Shirley Vogel
The Late Shift (1996)
as Helen Kushnick
The West Side Waltz (1995)
as Mr. Goo
Angus (1995)
as Meg Bethune
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
as Dolores Claiborne
Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
as Ella Tate
North (1994)
as Alaskan Mom
A Home of Our Own (1993)
as Frances Lacey
Hostages (1993)
as Peggy Say
Used People (1992)
as Bibby Berman
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
as Leah Blier
Shadows and Fog (1992)
as Prostitute
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
as Evelyn Couch
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
as Hazel Quarrier
The Road to Mecca (1991)
as Elsa Barlow
Misery (1990)
as Annie Wilkes
White Palace (1990)
as Rosemary
Dick Tracy (1990)
as Mrs. Green
Men Don't Leave (1990)
as Lisa Coleman
No Place Like Home (1989)
as Bonnie Cooper
High Stakes (1989)
as Jill
Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)
as Mrs. Canby
My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1987)
as Helen Blake
Summer Heat (1987)
as Ruth
Murder Ordained (1987)
as Bobbi Birk
The Morning After (1986)
as Cat-Hating Artist
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
as Stella Mae
Straight Time (1978)
as Selma Darin
Taking Off (1971)
as Audition Singer
A Patriot ()
as

Production Credits

Ambulance Girl (2005)
Director
Dash and Lilly (1999)
Director