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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. Clara Bow has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 1994, she was honored with her image on a United States postage stamp designed by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. After being diagnosed a schizophrenic in 1949 and suffering a mental-health regimen that included shock treatments, Clara Bow died on September 26, 1965 and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. 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. (born 1938). She was nominated for Best supporting actress in 1998 for Primary Colors and again in 2002 for About Schmidt. They married in 1932 and had two sons, Tony Beldon (born 1934, changed name to Rex Anthony Bell Jr.) and George Beldon Jr.
Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award. Beldon), later a lieutenant governor of Nevada. She undressed again for a jacuzzi scene in About Schmidt (2002). After movies such as Wings, Bow's career continued with limited success into the early sound film era, (despite her thick unmanageable Brooklynese accent) with notable success as a singer, until she retired in 1933 to raise her children with her husband, cowboy actor Rex Bell (actually George F. She did her first ever nude scene at the age of 43 in At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991). In 1927, Clara also made Wings, a war picture largely re-written to accommodate Bow, who at the time was Paramount's biggest star. The film went on to win the first Academy Award for Best Picture. She attended the Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre, and graduated in 1969. Her contract also included a morality clause offering her a bonus of $500,000 for behaving like a lady and staying out of the papers.
Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis. Documentation indicates that as Bow developed a reputation as "Crisis-a-Day Clara," Paramount went out of its way to humiliate the increasingly emotionally frail actress by cancelling her films, docking her pay, charging her for unreturned costumes, and insisting that she pay for her publicity photographs. Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American theatrical, film and television actress. John, felt that Bow had enormous promise that was never tapped by the studios. Audition Singer: 'Even the Horses Had Wings'. At least one important film writer, Adela Rogers St. Taking Off (1971) (as Bobo Bates) ... She was praised for her vitality and enthusiasm — Adolph Zukor said that "She danced even when her feet weren't moving" — though her roles rarely allowed her to show much range.
Selma Darin. Her acting, however, was finer than her good-time-girl reputation implied. Straight Time (1978) ... Budd Schulberg, a producer's son, said, "Clara Bow, no matter how great her popularity, was a low life and disgrace to the community." Very few of these rumors are true, but Bow probably inherited her mental instability from her mother. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). Some Hollywood insiders considered her socially undesirable, especially in light of rumored sexual escapades (Bela Lugosi, Gary Cooper, Gilbert Roland, and John Gilbert were among her lovers), alcoholism, and drug abuse. Furniture Man's Wife. Consequently, Bow was dubbed "The IT Girl" — "It" being a euphemism for sex-appeal, as defined by the British novelist Elinor Glyn. This image was enhanced by various off-screen love affairs publicized by the tabloid press.
Two of a Kind (1983) ... In 1927, Clara made It, a vehicle for her sex-appeal. Romanian Judge. She made an astonishing 58 motion pictures in 11 years. Nadia (1984) (TV) (uncredited) ... She soon became known for her expressiveness, spontaneity, and ability to project sexuality and self-mocking humor. Belle Bodelle (1984). She was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1924. The movie through which she broke out into cinematic stardom was 1925's The Plastic Age, written by feminist silent-era screenwriter Frederica Sagor Maas.
"All My Children" (1970) TV Series ... This being the Roaring 20s, all of her early movies were on the silent screen. Woman on Mateo Street. Bow first was cast in Beyond the Rainbow, but her scenes were edited out prior to the film's release. Morning After, The (1986) ... Contrary to common belief, Down to the Sea in Ships was not Bow's first movie, although it is the first the public ever saw her in. Katherine Kovacs. She won the Fame and Fortune contest in 1921 and began making motion pictures the following year.
Johnny Bull (1986) (TV) ... She was working as an actress by her mid-teens, having dropped out of school at the age of seven. Bobbi Burk. The couple's eldest child, a daughter, died two days after birth, and the body was dumped in a trash can. Murder Ordained (1987) (TV) ... Her father, Robert Bow, was rarely present and may have been mentally retarded; he reportedly raped Clara when she was a young girl. Ruth. Her mother, Sarah Gordon, who was mentally ill as well as an epileptic, was noted for her public and frequent affairs with local firemen.
Summer Heat (1987) ... Bow was born in a tenement in Brooklyn, New York, the only surviving child of a family afflicted with mental illness and Dickensian poverty and physical and emotional abuse. Helen Blake. To some, Bow was the era's archetype of the flapper. Bates) ... Clara Bow (July 29, 1905 - September 27, 1965) was an American actress and sex symbol, best known for her film work in the 1920s and early 1930s. 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) ...