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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. Constance Bennett Photo Gallery (http://silent-movies.com/Ladies/PBennett.html). She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. External Link. 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. Constance Bennett has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to Motion Pictures, at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard, a short distance from the star of her sister, Joan. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. Coulter died in 1995 and was buried with her.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. In recognition of her military contributions, and as the wife of Coulter, who had by then achieved the rank of Brigadier General, she was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). She made no films from the early 1950s until 1965 when she made a comeback in the film Madame X (released posthumously in 1966). Shortly after filming was completed, Bennett collapsed and died from a cerebral hemorrhage. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). Their marriage continued until her death. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. In 1946 she married US Air Force Colonel John Theron Coulter, and concentrated her efforts on providing relief entertainment to US troops still stationed in Europe, winning military honors for her services.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Her shrewd investments had made her a very wealthy woman, and she founded a cosmetics and clothing company that added to her wealth, but Bennett enjoyed being a celebrity and so continued to work. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. By this time she was working less frequently in film but was in demand in both radio and theatre. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. She married her third husband, the actor Gilbert Roland in 1941 and had three children with him, before they divorced in 1946. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... Bennett's film career continued to grow during the 1930s, and in 1937 she scored her biggest success, as a ghost in the comedy Topper with Cary Grant.
Selma Darin. She was a close friend of Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt, and despite the potential harm to her career, stood by Vanderbilt all through her notorious 1934 child custody trial. Straight Time (1978) ... A 1931 contract with Warner Brothers Studios earned her $300 000 for two movies and made her one of the highest paid stars in Hollywood. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). They were divorced in 1940. Furniture Man's Wife. She also captured numerous headlines in 1932, when she married one of Gloria Swanson's former husbands, Henri le Bailly, the Marquis de La Coudraye de La Falaise (1898-1972), a French nobleman and film director.
Two of a Kind (1983) ... She resumed her film career with the advent of talking pictures, and with her delicate blonde features and glamorous fashion style, quickly became a popular film star. Romanian Judge. Bennett made her first film appearance as a child and appeared in a few bit parts before marrying and divorcing while still in her teens. Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... Born in New York City, Bennett was the daughter of actor Richard Bennett and actress Adrienne Morrison, and the elder sister of actresses Barbara and Joan Bennett. Belle Bodelle (1984). Constance Campbell Bennett (October 22, 1904 - July 24, 1965) was a US actress.
"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) ...