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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 January, 2005, Bergen joined the cast of Boston Legal as Shirley Schmidt, a founding partner in the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. In 2003, she appeared in the movie View from the Top. 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. After Murphy Brown, Bergen has appeared in character roles in films, most notably Miss Congeniality as the sweet-yet-demented pageant host, Kathy Morningside. She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. His remarks caused a public discussion on family values which culminated in an episode where the television characters reacted to Quayle's comments including Brown arranging for a truck load of potatoes to be dumped in front of Quayle's residence in retaliation.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. During his speech, he criticized the Murphy Brown character for ignoring the importance of fathers and bearing a child alone. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). On May 19, 1992, then Vice President of the United States Dan Quayle spoke at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). Although the show was a successful comedy, it tackled important issues: Murphy Brown became a single mother and later battled breast cancer. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. On Murphy Brown she played a tough television reporter.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. They had a daughter, Chloe Malle, and remained married until his death by cancer in 1995. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. In 1981, she married French film director Louis Malle. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. On at least one occasion, Bergen dated Henry Kissinger. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... Bergen was the first female guest host on Saturday Night Live.
Selma Darin. She began her career as a fashion model, but soon began appearing as an actress in such films as Carnal Knowledge and Starting Over, for which she received an Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for best supporting actress. Straight Time (1978) ... As a child she was often referred to as "Charlie McCarthy's Little Sister", which irritated her. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). She was born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of radio ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and Frances Westerman. Furniture Man's Wife. Candice Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress best known for her starring role on the television sitcom Murphy Brown.
Two of a Kind (1983) ... Romanian Judge. Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... Belle Bodelle (1984).
"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) ...