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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. Bisset, who is known as a good autograph signer who even personalises her signature if fans ask her to, has never been married, but she has had a number of well publicized relationships with men. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. The movie, a biographical story about Robert Kennedy, will be released shortly. 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. A role she has become familiar with, first in TV and most recently in cinema movies, is the character of Jacqueline Kennedy. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. Besides in movies, Bisset has played in many TV films, especially during the last 10 years, some of these films having been quite successful.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. Several of her movies are French or Italian productions. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). During her career, Bisset has been in movies directed by such stars as François Truffaut, John Huston, George Cukor and Roman Polanski, among others. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). In 1996, she was nominated for a Cesar Award, France's version of the Oscars, for her role in La Ceremonie. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. In 1978 she had already earned her first nomination for Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Soon thereafter she played in the movies Rich and Famous with Candice Bergen, and Under The Volcano with Albert Finney, which was made in 1984 and gave her a Golden Globe award nomination. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. At the time, Newsweek magazine declared her to be "the most beautiful film actress of all time". Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. In 1977, Bisset made great strides towards becoming a better known entertainer in North America with her movie The Deep, co-starring Robert Shaw, where her appearance swimming underwater wearing only a t-shirt made many to credit her with beginning a world wide revolution that led to a "wet T-shirt contest craze". Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... In 1973, she participated in Francois Truffaut's movie Day for Night, where she earned the respect of European critics and movie goers as a serious actress.
Selma Darin. Then, she was cast opposite Steve McQueen in Bullit. Straight Time (1978) ... In 1968, Mia Farrow, who was having personal problems, dropped out of a movie named The Detective, and her job was given to Bisset instead. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). Next, she participated in the James Bond spoof Casino Royale, playing the character of "Miss Goodthighs". Furniture Man's Wife. After playing in a few small roles, in 1967 Bisset was cast for the movie Two for the Road, which became a critically acclaimed effort for her.
Two of a Kind (1983) ... She had taken ballet lessons as a young child, and now began taking acting lessons, and fashion modelling to pay for those lessons. Romanian Judge. After her parents divorced, she moved in to help her mother. Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... When Bisset was a teenager, her mother was diagnosed with disseminating sclerosis. Belle Bodelle (1984). Her French mother taught her fluent French which prompted many to erroneously believe she was born in France.
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... Jacqueline Bisset (born September 13, 1944) is a British actress, born in Surrey, England. Woman on Mateo Street. Cul-de-sac (1966). Morning After, The (1986) ... Drop Dead Darling (1966). Katherine Kovacs. Two for the Road (1967).
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... Casino Royale (1967). Bobbi Burk. The Cape Town Affair (1967). Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... The Detective (1968). Ruth. The Sweet Ride (1968).
Summer Heat (1987) ... Bullitt (1968). Helen Blake. The First Time (1969). Bates) ... Secret World (1969). My Best Friend Is a Vampire (aka I Was a Teenage Vampire) (1988) (as Kathy D. Airport (1970).
Canby. The Grasshopper (1970). Mrs. Secrets (1971). Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988) ... The Mephisto Waltz (1971). Wade (1989) (TV). Believe in Me (1971).
Roe vs. Stand Up and Be Counted (1972). No Place Like Home (1989) (TV). The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972). Signs of Life (1989) .... Mary Beth Alder. The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973). High Stakes (1989) .... Jill. La Nuit américaine (1973).
Lisa Coleman. The Magnificent One (1973). Men Don't Leave (1990) ... Murder on the Orient Express (1974). Green. The Spiral Staircase (1975). Mrs. End of the Game (1975).
Dick Tracy (1990) ... Ives (1976). Rosemary. St. White Palace (1990) ... The Sunday Woman (1976). Annie Wilkes. The Deep (1977).
Misery (1990) ... The Greek Tycoon (1978). Hazel Quarrier. Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978). At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991) ... I Love You, I Love You Not (1979). Evelyn Couch. When Time Ran Out (1980).
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) ... Inchon (1981). Prostitute. Rich and Famous (1981). Shadows and Fog (1992) ... Class (1983). Leah Blier. Under the Volcano (1984).
Prelude to a Kiss (1992) ... Forbidden (1984). Bibby Berman. High Season (1987). Used People (1992) ... The House of Jade (1988). Elsa Barlow. Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills (1989).
The Road to Mecca (1992) ... Wild Orchid (1990). Peggy Say. The Maid (1991). Hostages (1993) (TV) ... Rossini! Rossini! (1991). Frances Lacey. East & West: Paradises Lost (1993).
A Home of Our Own (1993) ... The Groundhogs (1993). Rae Flowers. Hoffman's Hunger (1993). The Stand (1994) ... Crimebroker (1993). Alaskan Mom. La classe américaine (1993).
North (1994) ... A Judgement in Stone (1995). Ella Tate. Once You Meet a Stranger (1996). Curse of the Starving Class (1994) ... Dangerous Beauty (1998). Dolores Claiborne. Let the Devil Wear Black (1999).
Dolores Claiborne (1995) ... People Who Love Each Other (2000). Talking with (1995) (TV). The Sleepy Time Gal (2001). Meg Bethune. New Year's Day (2001). Angus (1995) ... Fascination (2002).
Goo. Swing (2003). Mr. Latter Days (2003). 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) ...