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Kathy Bates


Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director. She has been the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she studied theatre at the Southern Methodist University before moving to New York City to pursue an acting career. She landed minor stage roles before being cast in her first on screen role in Taking Off (1971). Her first Off-Broadway stage performance was in the 1976 production of Vanities. Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, she continued to perform on screen and on stage, and garnered a Tony Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Play in 1983 for her performance in 'night, Mother, and won an Obie Award in 1988 for her performance in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Bates' performance as Annie Wilkes in the tense psychological thriller Misery (1990) marked her Hollywood breakthrough, winning her the Academy Award for Best Actress. Further acclaim came for her starring role in Dolores Claiborne (1995), The Waterboy (1998), and supporting roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Titanic (1997). Bates received subsequent Oscar nods in the Best Supporting Actress category for her work in Primary Colors (1998), About Schmidt (2002), and Richard Jewell (2019). Bates' television work has resulted in 14 Emmy Award nominations, including two for her leading role on the NBC series Harry's Law (2011–12). She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her appearance on the ninth season of Two and a Half Men (2012) and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her portrayal of Delphine LaLaurie on the third season of American Horror Story (2013). She also received accolades for her portrayal of Miss Hannigan in the 1999 television adaptation of Annie. Her directing credits include several episodes of the HBO television series Six Feet Under (2001–03) and the television film Ambulance Girl (2005). Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathy Bates, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​


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Fried Green Tomatoes

Character : Evelyn Couch

My Sister's Keeper

Character : Christine Chapman

The Late Shift

Character : Helen Kushnick

 

Dolores Claiborne

Character : Dolores Claiborne

Annie

Character : Miss Agatha Hannigan

The Family That Preys

Character : Charlotte Cartwright

Unconditional Love

Character : Grace Beasley

Bonneville

Character : Margene

Guilty Hearts

Character : The Judge

A Home of Our Own

Character : Frances Lacey

Declaration of Independence

Character : Herself

Hostages

Character : Peggy Say

Misery

Character : Anne Marie ("Annie") Wilkes

About Schmidt

Character : Roberta Hertzel

The Waterboy

Character : Mama Boucher

Chéri

Character : Madame Peloux

Angus

Character : Meg Bethune

Relative Strangers

Character : Agnes Menure

The War at Home

Character : Maurine Collier

Curse of the Starving Class

Character : Ella Tate

Shadows and Fog

Character : Prostitute

Ambulance Girl

Character : Jane Stern

The Great Gilly Hopkins

Character : Maime Trotter

Bad Santa 2

Character : Sunny Soke

The Road to Mecca

Character : Elsa Barlow

The Effects of Magic

Character : No character defined

Home

Character : Bernadette

Hansel and Gretel

Character : Narrator (voice)

Tupperware!

Character : Narrator

Baby Steps

Character : Mrs. Mellon

Christmas Is Here Again

Character : Miss Dowdy (voice)

White Palace

Character : Rosemary

Personal Effects

Character : Gloria

Little Black Book

Character : Kippie Kann

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Character : The Marquesa

Tammy

Character : Lenore

Complete Unknown

Character : Nina

Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood

Character : Frances Marion (voice)

The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful

Character : Herself

The Highwaymen

Character : Ma Ferguson

Richard Jewell

Character : Bobi Jewell

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Character : Sylvia Simon

The Miracle Club

Character : No character defined

Titanic

Character : Molly Brown

Swept from the Sea

Character : Miss Swaffer

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Character : Regina Jackson

Prelude to a Kiss

Character : Leah Blier

Diabolique

Character : Det. Shirley Vogel

Primary Colors

Character : Libby Holden

Love Liza

Character : Mary Ann Bankhead

A Little Bit of Heaven

Character : Beverly Corbett

Bruno

Character : Mother Superior

Summer Heat

Character : Ruth

Cadaver

Character : Beth

Murder Ordained

Character : Bobbi Birk

Six Feet Under: In Memoriam

Character : Herself

Dragonfly

Character : Mrs. Belmont

Revolutionary Road

Character : Mrs. Helen Givings

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Character : Stella Mae

Men Don't Leave

Character : Lisa Coleman

No Place Like Home

Character : Bonnie Cooper

On the Basis of Sex

Character : Dorothy Kenyon

Boychoir

Character : Headmistress

The Boss

Character : Ida Marquette

High Stakes

Character : Jill

Used People

Character : Bibby Berman

Johnny Bull

Character : Katherine Kovacs

Fred Claus

Character : Mother Claus

American Outlaws

Character : Ma James

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Character : Hazel Quarrier

You May Not Kiss the Bride

Character : Bryan's Mother

Reflections on Titanic

Character : Self

P.S. I Love You

Character : Patricia

Failure to Launch

Character : Sue

Straight Time

Character : Selma Darin

Dick Tracy

Character : Mrs. Green

Bee Movie

Character : Janet Benson (voice)

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

Character : Mrs. Canby

Charlotte's Web

Character : Bitsy the Cow (voice)

My Best Friend Is a Vampire

Character : Helen Blake

Signs of Life

Character : Mary Beth Alder

The Blind Side

Character : Miss Sue

Krystal

Character : Vera

North

Character : Alaskan Mom

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

Character : Narrator (voice)

Warm Springs

Character : Helena Mahoney

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

Character : Barbara Haggermaker

The Morning After

Character : Woman on Mateo Street

The West Side Waltz

Character : Mr. Goo

The Golden Compass

Character : Hester (voice)

Rumor Has It...

Character : Aunt Mitsy (uncredited)

Valentine's Day

Character : Susan Milton

Around the World in 80 Days

Character : Queen Victoria

Midnight in Paris

Character : Gertrude Stein

Rat Race

Character : The Squirrel Lady (uncredited)

A Civil Action

Character : Bankruptcy Judge (uncredited)

Taking Off

Character : Audition Singer

And the Oscar Goes To...

Character : No character defined

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St. Elsewhere

Character : No character defined

Six Feet Under

Character : Bettina

The Love Boat

Character : Sally Allison

The View

Character : Self

China Beach

Character : No character defined

The Office

Character : Jo Bennett

Two and a Half Men

Character : Charlie Harper

Alice

Character : Queen of Hearts

Inside the Actors Studio

Character : No character defined

American Horror Story

Character : Delphine LaLaurie

L.A. Law

Character : No character defined

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Character : No character defined

Cagney & Lacey

Character : No character defined

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Character : No character defined

Harry's Law

Character : Harriet Harry

American Horror Story

Character : Ethel Darling

American Horror Story

Character : Iris

The Stand

Character : Rae Flowers

American Horror Story

Character : Agnes Mary Winstead / Thomasyn White

Disjointed

Character : Ruth

Chelsea

Character : Self

American Experience

Character : Narrator (voice)

Lip Sync Battle

Character : No character defined

American Horror Story

Character : Miriam Mead

The Big Bang Theory

Character : Mrs. Fowler

FEUD

Character : Joan Blondell

Stand Up to Cancer

Character : Herself

American Dad!

Character : No character defined

The Oscars

Character : Self

Mike & Molly

Character : Kay

Great Performances

Character : self