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Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002).
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. In 1990 she received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Misery, as the insane Annie Wilkes, an obsessed fan holding her favorite author captive. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. Her nickname is Bobo.
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Her nickname is Bobo. Bullock publicly donated $1 million twice to the American Red Cross, first to its Liberty Disaster Relief Fund and again over four years later, in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunamis. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. The builder denies any wrongdoing and is appealing the verdict. In 1990 she received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Misery, as the insane Annie Wilkes, an obsessed fan holding her favorite author captive. In October 2004, she won a multi-million-dollar judgment in a lawsuit against Benny Daneshjou, the builder of her Lake Austin, Texas mansion, a home in which she has never lived, claiming it is uninhabitable. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. She was engaged to actor Tate Donovan.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. She is dating motorcycle builder and Monster Garage host Jesse James and has also dated Troy Aikman, Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). Bullock is single and has no children. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). Bullock attended Washington-Lee High School where she was a cheerleader and was voted "Most Likely to Brighten up Your Day" by her class. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. She started singing as a child in Germany, where she also studied ballet and performed small parts in her Mother's operas.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Bullock was born to the late German-born opera singer Helga Meyer, and American voice teacher John Bullock. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. She became a bona fide star in the mid–late 90s, carrying a string of successes on the strength of her name alone. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. Bullock's first notable movie appearance was in Demolition Man in 1993, which led to her breakthrough performance in Speed the following year. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... She moved to Los Angeles, California and landed a series of small roles in several independent films and, eventually, she got the lead role in the TV version of the movie Working Girl.
Selma Darin. She dropped out to pursue acting in New York City, but found it difficult to establish herself. Straight Time (1978) ... Sandra majored in drama at East Carolina University. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964 in Arlington, Virginia) is an American film actress, known for her wide appeal and box office prowess. Furniture Man's Wife. Crash (2005).
Two of a Kind (1983) ... Miss Congeniality 2 (2005). Romanian Judge. Two Weeks Notice (2002). Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002). Belle Bodelle (1984). Murder by Numbers (2002).
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... Miss Congeniality (2000). Woman on Mateo Street. 28 days (2000). Morning After, The (1986) ... Forces of Nature (1999). Katherine Kovacs. The Prince of Egypt (1998).
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... Practical Magic (1998). Bobbi Burk. Hope Floats (1998). Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997). Ruth. In Love and War (1997).
Summer Heat (1987) ... Two if by Sea (1996). Helen Blake. A Time to Kill (1996). Bates) ... The Net (1995). My Best Friend Is a Vampire (aka I Was a Teenage Vampire) (1988) (as Kathy D. While You Were Sleeping (1995).
Canby. Speed (1994). Mrs. Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993). Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988) ... Demolition Man (1993). Wade (1989) (TV). The Thing Called Love (1993).
Roe vs. The Vanishing (1993). No Place Like Home (1989) (TV). Love Potion No. 9 (1992). Signs of Life (1989) .... Mary Beth Alder. Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman (1989). High Stakes (1989) .... Jill.
Lisa Coleman. Men Don't Leave (1990) ... Green. Mrs.
Dick Tracy (1990) ... Rosemary. White Palace (1990) ... Annie Wilkes.
Misery (1990) ... Hazel Quarrier. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991) ... Evelyn Couch.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) ... Prostitute. Shadows and Fog (1992) ... Leah Blier.
Prelude to a Kiss (1992) ... Bibby Berman. Used People (1992) ... Elsa Barlow.
The Road to Mecca (1992) ... Peggy Say. Hostages (1993) (TV) ... Frances Lacey.
A Home of Our Own (1993) ... Rae Flowers. The Stand (1994) ... Alaskan Mom.
North (1994) ... Ella Tate. Curse of the Starving Class (1994) ... Dolores Claiborne.
Dolores Claiborne (1995) ... Talking with (1995) (TV). Meg Bethune. Angus (1995) ...
Goo. Mr. The West Side Waltz (1995) (TV) ... Helen Kushnick.
The Late Shift (1996) (TV) ... Shirley Voguel. Diabolique (1996) ... Maurine Collier.
The War at Home (1996) ... Miss Swaffer. Swept from the Sea (1997) ... Margaret 'Molly' Brown.
Titanic (1997) ... Margaret Brown. Titanic Explorer (1997) ... Libby Holden.
Primary Colors (1998) ... Voice of Raphaella, the Magic Bunny. The Effects of Magic (1998) ... Helen 'Mama' Boucher.
The Waterboy (1998) ... Bankruptcy Judge. A Civil Action (1998) (uncredited) ... Miss Hannigan.
Annie (1999) (TV) ... Baby Steps (1999). Mother Superior. Bruno (2000) ...
The Squirrel Lady. Rat Race (2001) ... Ma James. American Outlaws (2001) ...
Mary Ann Bankhead. Love Liza (2002) ... Christine Chapman. My Sister's Keeper (2002) (TV) ...
Belmont. Mrs. Dragonfly (2002) ... Roberta Hertzel.
About Schmidt (2002) ... Grace Beasley. Unconditional Love (2002) ... The Tulse Luper Suitcases: The Moab Story (2003).
The Marquesa. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004) ... Queen Victoria. Around the World in 80 Days (2004) ...
Kippie Kann. Little Black Book (2004) ...