Kathy Bates

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

Known For

Homepage https://mskathybates.com
Birth Location Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Born 1948-06-28

Movies

Home as Bernadette
2020
Richard Jewell as Bobi Jewell
2019
The Highwaymen as Ma Ferguson
2019
On the Basis of Sex as Dorothy Kenyon
2018
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan as Barbara Haggermaker
2018
Krystal as Vera
2018
Bad Santa 2 as Sunny Soke
2016
2016
The Boss as Ida Marquette
2016
The Great Gilly Hopkins as Maime Trotter
2015
Boychoir as Headmistress
2014
Tammy as Lenore
2014
Cadaver as Beth
2012
Midnight in Paris as Gertrude Stein
2011
You May Not Kiss the Bride as Bryan's Mother
2011
A Little Bit of Heaven as Beverly Corbett
2011
Valentine's Day as Susan Milton
2010
The Blind Side as Miss Sue
2009
Cheri as Madame Peloux
2009
Personal Effects as Gloria
2009
Revolutionary Road as Mrs. Helen Givings
2008
The Day the Earth Stood Still as Regina Jackson
2008
The Family That Preys as Charlotte Cartwright
2008
The Golden Compass as Hester (voice)
2007
P.S. I Love You as Patricia
2007
Fred Claus as Mother Claus
2007
Bee Movie as Janet Benson (voice)
2007
Christmas Is Here Again as Miss Dowdy (voice)
2007
Charlotte's Web as Bitsy the Cow (voice)
2006
Bonneville as Margene
2006
Relative Strangers as Agnes Menure
2006
2006
Guilty Hearts as The Judge
2006
Rumor Has It... as Aunt Mitsy (uncredited)
2005
2005
Ambulance Girl as Jane Stern
2005
Warm Springs as Helena Mahoney
2005
Hansel and Gretel as Narrator (voice)
2005
Little Black Book as Kippie Kann
2004
Around the World in 80 Days as Queen Victoria
2004
The Bridge of San Luis Rey as The Marquesa
2004
2003
Love Liza as Mary Ann Bankhead
2002
About Schmidt as Roberta Hertzel
2002
Unconditional Love as Grace Beasley
2002
Dragonfly as Mrs. Belmont
2002
My Sister's Keeper as Christine Chapman
2002
Rat Race as The Squirrel Lady (uncredited)
2001
American Outlaws as Ma James
2001
Bruno as Mother Superior
2000
Annie as Miss Agatha Hannigan
1999
Baby Steps as Mrs. Mellon
1999
A Civil Action as Bankruptcy Judge (uncredited)
1998
The Waterboy as Mama Boucher
1998
Primary Colors as Libby Holden
1998
Swept from the Sea as Miss Swaffer
1998
Titanic as Molly Brown
1997
The War at Home as Maurine Collier
1996
Diabolique as Det. Shirley Vogel
1996
The Late Shift as Helen Kushnick
1996
The West Side Waltz as Mr. Goo
1995
Angus as Meg Bethune
1995
Dolores Claiborne as Dolores Claiborne
1995
1994
North as Alaskan Mom
1994
Tupperware! as Narrator
1994
A Home of Our Own as Frances Lacey
1993
Used People as Bibby Berman
1992
Hostages as Peggy Say
1992
Prelude to a Kiss as Leah Blier
1992
Fried Green Tomatoes as Evelyn Couch
1991
1991
Shadows and Fog as Prostitute
1991
The Road to Mecca as Elsa Barlow
1991
Misery as Anne Marie ("Annie") Wilkes
1990
White Palace as Rosemary
1990
Dick Tracy as Mrs. Green
1990
Men Don't Leave as Lisa Coleman
1990
No Place Like Home as Bonnie Cooper
1989
High Stakes as Jill
1989
Arthur 2: On the Rocks as Mrs. Canby
1988
1987
Summer Heat as Ruth
1987
Murder Ordained as Bobbi Birk
1987
The Morning After as Woman on Mateo Street
1986
Johnny Bull as Katherine Kovacs
1986
Straight Time as Selma Darin
1978
Taking Off as Audition Singer
1971

Movies

Ambulance Girl Director
2005
Dash and Lilly Director
1999