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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. She died in Los Angeles, California, and was interred at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. Another successful series followed with Father of the Bride and Father's Little Dividend. 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. This was shortly thereafter followed by the Topper series of films and The Wizard of Oz. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. That same year, she starred in Dinner at Eight.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. Ziegfeld died in 1932, worsening her financial situation. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). She continued to appear on both stage and screen, but when the family's savings were wiped out in the Crash of 1929, she began to concentrate on the movies. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). She was quickly signed for the movies, with her first movie, in the starring role, in Peggy in 1916. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. According to some sources, Burke reportedly had an affair with the silent-film director Dorothy Arzner.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. In 1916, they had one daughter, Patricia Ziegfeld. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. There she caught the eye of theatre producer Florenz Ziegfeld, marrying him in 1914. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. In 1903 she began acting on stage, making her debut in London, and eventually returning to America to become the toast of Broadway as a musical comedy star. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... She spent much of her youth travelling with her family as her father played Europe in Barnum and Bailey's Circus.
Selma Darin. Known as Billie Burke, she was born in Washington, D.C. to the famous English clown Billy Burke. Straight Time (1978) ... Bernard. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). To earlier audiences she was the feather-brained Clara Topper in a series of popular movies about a man haunted by two alcoholic ghosts and their pet St. Furniture Man's Wife. Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke (7 August 1885 - 14 May 1970) was an actress primarily known to modern audiences for her role as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North in The Wizard of Oz.
Two of a Kind (1983) ... Pepe - 1960. Romanian Judge. Sergeant Rutledge - 1960. Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... The Young Philadelphians - 1959. Belle Bodelle (1984). Small Town Girl - 1953.
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... Father's Little Dividend - 1951. Woman on Mateo Street. Father of the Bride - 1950. Morning After, The (1986) ... The Barkleys of Broadway - 1949. Katherine Kovacs. Billie Gets Her Man - 1948.
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... The Bachelor's Daughters - 1946. Bobbi Burk. Breakfast in Hollywood - 1946. Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... The Cheaters - 1945. Ruth. Swing Out, Sister - 1945.
Summer Heat (1987) ... The Laramie Trail - 1944. Helen Blake. Gildersleeve on Broadway - 1943. Bates) ... Smith - 1943. My Best Friend Is a Vampire (aka I Was a Teenage Vampire) (1988) (as Kathy D. You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr.
Canby. So's Your Uncle - 1943. Mrs. Hi Diddle Diddle - 1943. Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988) ... Girl Trouble - 1942. Wade (1989) (TV). They All Kissed the Bride - 1942.
Roe vs. In This Our Life - 1942. No Place Like Home (1989) (TV). What's Cookin'? - 1942. Signs of Life (1989) .... Mary Beth Alder. The Man Who Came to Dinner - 1942. High Stakes (1989) .... Jill. One Night in Lisbon - 1941.
Lisa Coleman. Topper Returns - 1941. Men Don't Leave (1990) ... The Wild Man of Borneo - 1941. Green. And One Was Beautiful - 1940. Mrs. Hullabaloo - 1940.
Dick Tracy (1990) ... Dulcy - 1940. Rosemary. The Captain Is a Lady - 1940. White Palace (1990) ... Irene - 1940. Annie Wilkes. The Ghost Comes Home - 1940.
Misery (1990) ... Remember? - 1939. Hazel Quarrier. Eternally Yours - 1939. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991) ... The Wizard of Oz - 1939. Evelyn Couch. Bridal Suite - 1939.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) ... Zenobia - 1939. Prostitute. Topper Takes a Trip - 1939. Shadows and Fog (1992) ... The Young in Heart - 1938. Leah Blier. Merrily We Live - 1938.
Prelude to a Kiss (1992) ... Everybody Sing - 1938. Bibby Berman. Navy Blue and Gold - 1937. Used People (1992) ... The Bride Wore Red - 1937. Elsa Barlow. Topper - 1937.
The Road to Mecca (1992) ... Parnell - 1937. Peggy Say. Craig's Wife - 1936. Hostages (1993) (TV) ... Piccadilly Jim - 1936. Frances Lacey. My American Wife - 1936.
A Home of Our Own (1993) ... Splendor - 1935. Rae Flowers. A Feather in Her Hat - 1935. The Stand (1994) ... She Couldn't Take It - 1935. Alaskan Mom. Doubting Thomas - 1935.
North (1994) ... Becky Sharp - 1935. Ella Tate. After Office Hours - 1935. Curse of the Starving Class (1994) ... Society Doctor - 1935. Dolores Claiborne. Forsaking All Others - 1934.
Dolores Claiborne (1995) ... We're Rich Again - 1934. Talking with (1995) (TV). Finishing School - 1934. Meg Bethune. Where Sinners Meet - 1934. Angus (1995) ... Only Yesterday - 1933.
Goo. Dinner at Eight - 1933. Mr. Christopher Strong - 1933. The West Side Waltz (1995) (TV) ... A Bill of Divorcement - 1932. Helen Kushnick. The Education of Elizabeth - 1921.
The Late Shift (1996) (TV) ... Johnson - 1920. Shirley Voguel. The Frisky Mrs. Diabolique (1996) ... Away Goes Prudence - 1920. Maurine Collier. Wanted: A Husband - 1919.
The War at Home (1996) ... Sadie Love - 1919. Miss Swaffer. The Misleading Widow - 1919. Swept from the Sea (1997) ... Good Gracious, Annabelle - 1919. Margaret 'Molly' Brown. The Make-Believe Wife - 1918.
Titanic (1997) ... In Pursuit of Polly - 1918. Margaret Brown. Let's Get a Divorce - 1918. Titanic Explorer (1997) ... Eve's Daughter - 1918. Libby Holden. The Land of Promise - 1917.
Primary Colors (1998) ... Arms and the Girl - 1917. Voice of Raphaella, the Magic Bunny. The Mysterious Miss Terry - 1917. The Effects of Magic (1998) ... Gloria's Romance - 1916. Helen 'Mama' Boucher. Peggy - 1916.
The Waterboy (1998) ... X - 1944. Bankruptcy Judge. Mrs. January and Mr. A Civil Action (1998) (uncredited) ... Ziegfeld Follies of 1943 - 1943. Miss Hannigan. This Rock - 1943.
Annie (1999) (TV) ... Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 - 1936. Baby Steps (1999). Ziegfeld Follies of 1934 - 1934. Mother Superior. The Truth Game - 1930. Bruno (2000) ... Family Affairs - 1929.
The Squirrel Lady. The Happy Husband - 1928. Rat Race (2001) ... The Marquise - 1927. Ma James. Annie Dear - 1924. American Outlaws (2001) ... Rose Briar - 1922.
Mary Ann Bankhead. The Intimate Strangers - 1921. Love Liza (2002) ... Caesar's Wife - 1919. Christine Chapman. A Marriage of Convenience - 1918. My Sister's Keeper (2002) (TV) ... The Rescuing Angel - 1917.
Belmont. Jerry - 1914. Mrs. The Land of Promise - 1913. Dragonfly (2002) ... The Amazons - 1913. Roberta Hertzel. The Runaway - 1911.
About Schmidt (2002) ... The Philosopher in the Apple Orchard - 1911. Grace Beasley. Suzanne - 1910. Unconditional Love (2002) ... Dot - 1910. The Tulse Luper Suitcases: The Moab Story (2003). Mrs.
The Marquesa. Love Watches - 1908. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004) ... My Wife - 1907. Queen Victoria. Around the World in 80 Days (2004) ...
Kippie Kann. Little Black Book (2004) ...