Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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Actor/Actress, Director, Soundtrack
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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. 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 seven Emmy Award nominations. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003, Bates has stated that she has made a full recovery.
Bates married Tony Campisi in 1991; they divorced in 1997. She resides in Hancock Park, Los Angeles. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003, but the information did not become public knowledge until 2008 when she stated that after five years in remission she believes she has made a full recovery.
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Kathleen Doyle Bates
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, USA in 1969 with an BFA in Theater.
Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress, film director and producer. After appearing in several minor roles in film and television during the 1970s and the 1980s, Bates rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress; she also received a Golden Globe. She followed this with major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolores Claiborne (1995), before playing a featured role as Molly Brown in Titanic (1997).
Langdon Doyle Bates (1900–1989)
Bertye Kathleen Talbert Bates (1907–1997)
White Station High in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
ICM Partners, Celebrity Talent International, Entertainment Booking Agency
(2008) TV commercial for DirecTV (as Annie from Misery (1990)
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