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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. In addition to her career as an actress she is also a writer, having co-written with her third husband Mark Levinson the book Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm. Cattrall was previously wed to Larry Davis and Andre Lusonin. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. This character and several others she has portrayed are known for being sexually-open women. 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. Cattrall is better known for her work as "Samantha Jones" in Sex and the City. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. Subsequently she starred in the first Police Academy film in 1984, and in the first Mannequin in 1987.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. Cattrall starred in a handful of films during the 1970s, but her first taste of international fame came in 1981 when she participated in the first Porky's film. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). In 1981, at age 25, she briefly dated the recently-divorced Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). When she was 16, she moved to New York where she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. At the age of 3 months, Cattrall and her family moved across the Atlantic Ocean to Canada, eventually settling for a time in Nanaimo, BC.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Kim Cattrall (born Clare Woodgate on August 21, 1956) is a British-American actress born in Liverpool, England. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. Rosebuds (1975). Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. Deadly Harvest (1976). Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... Good Against Evil (1977).
Selma Darin. The Bastard (1978). Straight Time (1978) ... Crossbar (1979). Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). The Rebels (1979). Furniture Man's Wife. The Night Rider (1979).
Two of a Kind (1983) ... The Gossip Columnist (1980). Romanian Judge. Tribute (1980). Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... Ticket To Heaven (1981). Belle Bodelle (1984). Porky's (1981).
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... Sins Of The Past (1984). Woman on Mateo Street. Police Academy (1984). Morning After, The (1986) ... Turk 182 (1985). Katherine Kovacs. City Limits (1985).
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... Hold-Up(1985). Bobbi Burk. Big Trouble in Little China (1986). Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... Mannequin (1987). Ruth. Midnight Crossing (1988).
Summer Heat (1987) ... Palaise Royale (1988). Helen Blake. Masquerade (1988). Bates) ... Smokescreen (1988). My Best Friend Is a Vampire (aka I Was a Teenage Vampire) (1988) (as Kathy D. The Return of the Musketeers (1989).
Canby. Brown Bread Sandwiches (1989). Mrs. Honeymoon Academy (1990). Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988) ... The Bonfire Of The Vanities (1990). Wade (1989) (TV). Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991).
Roe vs. Miracle In The Wilderness (1991). No Place Like Home (1989) (TV). Split Second (1992). Signs of Life (1989) .... Mary Beth Alder. Double Vision (1992). High Stakes (1989) .... Jill. Breaking Point (1994).
Lisa Coleman. Running Delilah (1994). Men Don't Leave (1990) ... The Heidi Chronicles (1995). Green. Op Center (1995). Mrs. Above Suspicion (1995).
Dick Tracy (1990) ... Live Nude Girls (1995). Rosemary. Where Truth Lies (1996). White Palace (1990) ... Unforgettable (1996). Annie Wilkes. Every Woman's Dream (1996).
Misery (1990) ... Robin Cook's Invasion (1997). Hazel Quarrier. Exception To The Rule (1997). At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991) ... Peter Benchley's Creature (1998). Evelyn Couch. Modern Vampires (1999).
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) ... Baby Geniuses (1999). Prostitute. 36 Hours To Die (1999). Shadows and Fog (1992) ... 15 Minutes (2001). Leah Blier. Crossroads (2002).
Prelude to a Kiss (1992) ... Sex and the City (1998–2003). 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) ...