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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. William Mortenson. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. After their divorce, she married Roy Kellino, and, after his death, she married Dr. 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 and her first husband, Glenn Billingsley, had two sons, Drew and Brud. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. At the same time, she did the voice of Nanny on Muppet Babies from 1984 to 1991, and gained a new audience completely.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. She appeared in a Leave It to Beaver reunion movie and in a subsequent revival television series, Still the Beaver. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). Her most famous line from the film, in which she said "Stewardess? I speak jive!" was quoted in popular culture for many years after the fact. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). After a long absence from the public eye, she appeared in the movie Airplane! in 1980. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. The show ran from 1957 to 1963 and proved to be very lucrative for Billingsley. However, when the show ended, she was typecast as saccharine sweet, and did not receive any acting jobs for years.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. She is best known for her role as matriarch June Cleaver on the sitcom Leave It to Beaver. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. These roles continued into the first half of the 1950s and led to lead roles on the sitcoms Professional Father and The Brothers. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. As an actress on the silver screen, she had usually uncredited roles in major motion picture productions in the 1940s. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... She started her career in New York City, appearing in the Broadway play, Straw Hat, and then worked as a fashion model.
Selma Darin. She was sometimes credited as Barbara Billinsley. Straight Time (1978) ... Her professional name comes from the last name of her first husband, Glenn Billingsley. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). Barbara Billingsley (born Barbara Lillian Combes on December 22, 1922 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. Furniture Man's Wife. I Cheated the Law (1949).
Two of a Kind (1983) ... Pretty Baby (1950). Romanian Judge. Invitation (1952). Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... Woman in the Dark (1952). Belle Bodelle (1984). The Lady Wants Mink (1953).
"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) ...