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Kathy Bates

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:
Movie Home 2020-10-15
Latest Project:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Known For
Poster of FEUD
Poster of Harry's Law
Poster of Alice
Poster of Rat Race
Movie Home
Movie Richard Jewell Bobi Jewell
Movie The Highwaymen Ma Ferguson
Movie On the Basis of Sex Dorothy Kenyon
Movie The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Barbara Haggermaker
Movie Krystal Vera
Series Disjointed Ruth
Series FEUD Joan Blondell
Movie Bad Santa 2 Sunny Soke
Movie Complete Unknown Nina
Series Chelsea Herself
Movie The Boss Ida Marquette
Series Lip Sync Battle Unknown
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins Maime Trotter
Movie Boychoir Headmistress
Movie Tammy Lenore
Movie And the Oscar Goes To...
Movie Cadaver Beth
Series American Horror Story Unknown
Movie Midnight in Paris Gertrude Stein
Movie You May Not Kiss the Bride Bryan's Mother
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven Beverly Corbett
Series Harry's Law Harriet Harry
Movie Valentine's Day Susan Milton
Movie Cheri Madame Peloux
Movie Personal Effects Gloria
Movie The Blind Side Miss Sue
Series Alice Queen of Hearts
Movie Revolutionary Road Mrs. Helen Givings
Movie The Day the Earth Stood Still Regina Jackson
Movie The Family That Preys Charlotte Cartwright
Series Stand Up to Cancer Herself
Movie The Golden Compass Hester (voice)
Movie P.S. I Love You Patricia
Movie Fred Claus Mother Claus
Movie Bee Movie Janet Benson (voice)
Movie Christmas Is Here Again Miss Boquete (voice)
Series The Big Bang Theory Mrs. Fowler
Movie Guilty Hearts The Judge
Movie Failure to Launch Sue
Movie Relative Strangers Agnes Menure
Movie Bonneville Margene
Movie Charlotte's Web Bitsy the Cow (voice)
Movie Rumor Has It... Aunt Mitsy (uncredited)
Movie Ambulance Girl Jane Stern
Movie Warm Springs Helena Mahoney
Series The Office Jo Bennett (voice)
Series American Dad! Unknown
Movie Little Black Book Kippie Kann
Movie Around the World in 80 Days Queen Victoria
Movie The Bridge of San Luis Rey The Marquesa
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Narrator (voice)
Series Two and a Half Men Charlie Harper
Movie Declaration of Independence Herself
Movie My Sister's Keeper Christine Chapman
Movie Dragonfly Mrs. Belmont
Movie About Schmidt Roberta Hertzel
Movie Unconditional Love Grace Beasley
Movie Love Liza Mary Ann Bankhead
Movie American Outlaws Ma James
Movie Rat Race The Squirrel Lady (uncredited)
Series Six Feet Under Bettina
Movie Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood Frances Marion (voice)
Movie Bruno Mother Superior
Movie Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan
Movie A Civil Action Bankruptcy Judge
Movie The Waterboy Mama Boucher
Movie The Effects of Magic
Movie Primary Colors Libby Holden
Movie Swept from the Sea Miss Swaffer
Series The View Unknown
Movie Titanic Molly Brown
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown
Movie Diabolique Det. Shirley Vogel
Movie The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful Herself
Movie The Late Shift Helen Kushnick
Movie The War at Home Maurine Collier
Movie The West Side Waltz Mr. Goo
Movie Angus Meg Bethune
Movie Dolores Claiborne Dolores Claiborne
Movie Curse of the Starving Class Ella Tate
Movie North Alaskan Mom
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown
Series The Stand Rae Flowers
Movie A Home of Our Own Frances Lacey
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Leah Blier
Movie Used People Bibby Berman
Movie Hostages Peggy Say
Movie Fried Green Tomatoes Evelyn Couch
Movie At Play in the Fields of the Lord Hazel Quarrier
Movie Shadows and Fog Prostitute
Movie The Road to Mecca Elsa Barlow
Movie Misery Anne Marie ("Annie") Wilkes
Movie White Palace Rosemary
Movie Dick Tracy Mrs. Green
Movie Men Don't Leave Lisa Coleman
Movie No Place Like Home Bonnie Cooper
Movie High Stakes Jill
Series China Beach Unknown
Movie Arthur 2: On the Rocks Mrs. Canby
Series American Experience Narrator (voice)
Movie My Best Friend Is a Vampire Helen Blake
Movie Summer Heat Ruth
Movie Murder Ordained Bobbi Birk
Movie The Morning After Cat-Hating Artist
Series L.A. Law Unknown
Movie Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Stella Mae
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown
Movie Straight Time Selma Darin
Series The Love Boat Sally Allison
Movie Taking Off Audition Singer
Series The Academy Awards Herself
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown