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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. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1719 Vine Street. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. She returned to the stage in the 1950s, and was found dead of a heart attack after failing to show up for a performance. 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 the following year, she starred in the televison version of The Egg and I. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. Carroll retired from films in 1938, but starred in the early television series The Aldrich Family in 1950.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. In 1930 she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Devil's Holiday. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). One of them, Easy Come, Easy Go, made her a star. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). In 1928 she made eight films. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. Born Ann Veronica LaHiff in New York City, she began her acting career in Broadway musicals, but was a successful talkies actress because her musical background enabled her to play in the movie musicals of the 1930s. Although she made her film debut in 1918 at the age of 14, her second film wasn't until Ladies Must Dress in 1927.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Nancy Carroll (November 19, 1903 - August 6, 1965) was an American actress. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ...
Selma Darin. Straight Time (1978) ... Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). Furniture Man's Wife.
Two of a Kind (1983) ... Romanian Judge. Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... Belle Bodelle (1984).
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... Woman on Mateo Street. Morning After, The (1986) ... Katherine Kovacs.
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... Bobbi Burk. Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... Ruth.
Summer Heat (1987) ... Helen Blake. Bates) ... My Best Friend Is a Vampire (aka I Was a Teenage Vampire) (1988) (as Kathy D.
Canby. Mrs. Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988) ... Wade (1989) (TV).
Roe vs. No Place Like Home (1989) (TV). Signs of Life (1989) .... Mary Beth Alder. 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) ...