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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 June 2003, she became engaged to the director of Underworld, Len Wiseman, and the two were wed in May 2004 in Bel-Air, California. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. Beckinsale and actor Michael Sheen have a daughter, Lily, but they are no longer together. 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. Since then she has played in several major movies, but has also appeared in television films and on the stage. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. There she decided to quit university and concentrate on her acting career.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. She spent her last year of studies in Paris, where she was acquainted with the French culture. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). This was her big breakthrough in movies and opened doors to work in several other films, which she did whilst at Oxford. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). During her first year at Oxford, Beckinsale was offered a part in Kenneth Branagh's big-screen film, Much Ado About Nothing, adapted from Shakespeare's famous comedy of the same name. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. In interviews she commented that she felt the university background would be better for her than attending a school of performing arts.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Beckinsale then began studying French and Russian literature at New College, Oxford University. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. The film was also broadcast in America at the end of that year. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. In 1991 she played a role in a television film about World War II, through which she became widely known by the British public. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... After finishing school in London, she gradually began acting, thus following in the footsteps of her parents.
Selma Darin. Her father died in 1979, at the age of 31. Straight Time (1978) ... She is the daughter of British television actors Richard Beckinsale and Judy Loe, and her birth name is Kate Beckinsale Loe. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). Kate Beckinsale (born July 26, 1973) is an English actress. Furniture Man's Wife. Much Ado About Nothing (1993).
Two of a Kind (1983) ... Prince of Jutland (1994). Romanian Judge. Haunted (1996). Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... Cold Comfort Farm (1996). Belle Bodelle (1984). Emma (1997).
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... The Last Days Of Disco (1998). Woman on Mateo Street. Shooting Fish (1998). Morning After, The (1986) ... Brokedown Palace (1999). Katherine Kovacs. Serendipity (2001).
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... Pearl Harbor (2001). Bobbi Burk. Laurel Canyon (2002). Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... Underworld (2003). Ruth. Van Helsing (2004).
Summer Heat (1987) ... The Aviator (2004). 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) ...