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Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as Irish, Scottish, and German, ancestry, and one of... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Мизери Annie Wilkes
(1990)
(1995)
Титаник Molly Brown
(1997)

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 2013-2018 Американская история ужасов (TV Series)
Madame Delphine LaLaurie / Ethel Darling / Iris / ...
- Apocalypse Then (2018) ... Ms. Miriam Mead / Madame Delphine LaLaurie
- Fire and Reign (2018) ... Ms. Miriam Mead
- Sojourn (2018) ... Ms. Miriam Mead
- Traitor (2018) ... Ms. Miriam Mead
- Return to Murder House (2018) ... Ms. Miriam Mead
 2018 Теория большого взрыва (TV Series)
Mrs. Fowler
- The Consummation Deviation (2018) ... Mrs. Fowler
- The Conjugal Configuration (2018) ... Mrs. Fowler
- The Bow Tie Asymmetry (2018) ... Mrs. Fowler
 2018 Moose (TV Short)
Owl
 2017-2018 Раскосяченные (TV Series)
Ruth Whitefeather Feldman
- Dr. Dankerson's Revivifying Wellness Tincture (2018) ... Ruth Whitefeather Feldman
- A-A-R-Pot (2018) ... Ruth Whitefeather Feldman
- Emperor Shennong (2018) ... Ruth Whitefeather Feldman
- B.Y.O.P.F.U. (2018) ... Ruth Whitefeather Feldman
- Travissimo Private Reserve (2018) ... Ruth Whitefeather Feldman
 2017 Krystal
Vera Greenwood
 2017 Вражда (TV Series)
Joan Blondell
- Abandoned! (2017) ... Joan Blondell
- More, or Less (2017) ... Joan Blondell
- The Other Woman (2017) ... Joan Blondell
- Pilot (2017) ... Joan Blondell
 2016 Плохой Санта 2
Sunny Soke
 2016 Большой Босс
Ida Marquette
 2014-2015 Майк и Молли (TV Series)
Kay McKinnon
- No Kay Morale (2015) ... Kay McKinnon
- Three Girls and an Urn (2014) ... Kay McKinnon
 2015 Американский папаша (TV Series)
D.O. Rothy
- Manhattan Magical Murder Mystery Tour (2015) ... D.O. Rothy (voice)
 2014 Хористы
Headmistress
 2014 Воспоминания о Марни
Mrs. Kadoya (English version, voice)
 2014 Тэмми
Lenore
 2011-2012 Закон Хэрри (TV Series)
Harriet Korn
- Onward and Upward (2012) ... Harriet Korn
- The Whole Truth (2012) ... Harriet Korn
- Class War (2012) ... Harriet Korn
- And the Band Played On (2012) ... Harriet Korn
- Breaking Points (2012) ... Harriet Korn
 2012 Два с половиной человека (TV Series)
Charlie Harper
- Why We Gave Up Women (2012) ... Charlie Harper
 2012 Cadaver (Short)
Beth
 2010-2011 Офис (TV Series)
Jo Bennett
- Search Committee (2011) ... Jo Bennett
- Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager (2011) ... Jo Bennett
- WUPHF.com (2010) ... Jo Bennett (voice)
- Nepotism (2010) ... Jo Bennett
- Whistleblower (2010) ... Jo Bennett
 2011 Полночь в Париже
Gertrude Stein
 2011 Главное - не бояться!
Beverly Corbett
 2009 Алиса в стране чудес (TV Mini-Series)
Queen of Hearts
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Queen of Hearts
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Queen of Hearts
 2009 Личное
Gloria
 2009 Дорогуша
Madame Peloux
 2008 Дорога перемен
Mrs. Givings
 2008 Семья охотников
Charlotte Cartwright
 2007 P.S. Я люблю тебя
Patricia
 2007 Золотой компас
Hester (voice)
 2007 Би Муви: Медовый заговор
Janet Benson (voice)
 2007 Christmas Is Here Again (Video)
Miss Dowdy (voice)
 2006 Guilty Hearts
The Judge
 2006 Have Mercy
 2006 Паутина Шарлотты
Bitsy the Cow (voice)
 2006 Бонневиль
Margene Cunningham
 2006 Solace (Short)
Marrows Wife
 2005 Hansel and Gretel (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Ходят слухи...
Aunt Mitsy (uncredited)
 2005 Ambulance Girl (TV Movie)
Jane Stern
 2003-2005 Клиент всегда мертв (TV Series)
Bettina
- Everyone's Waiting (2005) ... Bettina
- All Alone (2005) ... Bettina
- The Rainbow of Her Reasons (2005) ... Bettina
- The Black Forest (2004) ... Bettina
- Grinding the Corn (2004) ... Bettina
 2005 Теплые источники (TV Movie)
Helena Mahoney
 2004 Popeye's Voyage: The Quest for Pappy (Video short)
The Sea Hag (voice)
 2004 The Ingrate (Short)
The Judge
 1993-2004 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Tupperware! (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Amelia Earhart: The Price of Courage (1993) ... Narrator
 2002 О Шмидте
Roberta Hertzel
 2002 Стрекоза
Mrs. Belmont
 2002 My Sister's Keeper (TV Movie)
Christine Chapman
 2002 С любовью, Лайза
Mary Ann Bankhead
 2001 Царь горы (TV Series)
Patrol Officer
- Lupe's Revenge (2001) ... Patrol Officer (voice)
 2001 Крысиные бега
The Squirrel Lady (uncredited)
 2000 Одержимый дьяволом (TV Movie)
Student (as Katherine Bates)
 2000 Безумное телевидение (TV Series)
Stuart's Grandma
- Episode #6.2 (2000) ... Stuart's Grandma
 2000 Бруно
Mother Superior
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Miss Agatha Hannigan
- Энни (1999) ... Miss Agatha Hannigan
 1999 Baby Steps (Short)
Mrs. Mellon
 1999 Третья планета от Солнца (TV Series)
Charlotte Everly
- Alien Hunter (1999) ... Charlotte Everly
 1998 Гражданский иск
Bankruptcy Judge (uncredited)
 1998 Водонос
Mama Boucher
 1998 The Effects of Magic
Raphaella, the Magic Bunny (voice)
 1998 Основные цвета
Libby Holden
 1997 Титаник
Molly Brown
 1997 Унесённый морем
Miss Swaffer
 1997 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
The Girls' Mother
- Respect (1997) ... The Girls' Mother (voice)
 1996 Война в доме
Maurine Collier
 1996 Дьявольщина
Det. Shirley Vogel
 1996 Полночная смена (TV Movie)
Helen Kushnick
 1995 The West Side Waltz (TV Movie)
Mr. Goo
 1995 Станцуем, крошка
Meg Bethune
 1995 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Talking With (1995)
 1995 Долорес Клейборн
Dolores Claiborne
 1994 Норт
Alaskan Mom
 1994 Противостояние (TV Mini-Series)
Rae Flowers
- The Plague (1994) ... Rae Flowers (uncredited)
 1992 Второе дыхание
Bibby Berman
 1992 Заложники (TV Movie)
Peggy Say
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Prostitute
 1991 The Road to Mecca
Elsa Barlow
 1990 Мизери
Annie Wilkes
 1990 White Palace
Rosemary
 1990 Дик Трэйси
Mrs. Green
 1990 Men Don't Leave
Lisa Coleman
 1989 No Place Like Home (TV Movie)
Bonnie Cooper
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Charlotte Haley
- One Rat, One Ranger (1989) ... Charlotte Haley
 1989 High Stakes
Jill
 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie)
Jessie
 1989 Signs of Life
Mary Beth Alder
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Jan
- The World: Part 2 (1989) ... Jan
 1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks
Mrs. Canby
 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire
Helen Blake (as Kathy D. Bates)
 1987 Summer Heat
Ruth
 1987 Murder Ordained (TV Movie)
Bobbi Birk
 1986-1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Polly
- Visiting Daze (1987) ... Polly
- Up and Down (1986) ... Polly
 1986 The Morning After
Woman on Mateo Street
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Brenda Harris
- Revenge (1986) ... Brenda Harris
 1986 Johnny Bull (TV Movie)
Katherine Kovacs
 1984 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Evelyn Maddox
- Episode dated 17 December 1984 (1984) ... Evelyn Maddox
 1983 Two of a Kind
Furniture Man's Wife
 1978 Straight Time
Selma Darin
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Sally Allison
 1977 Vanities (TV Movie)
 1971 Taking Off
Audition Singer (as Bobo Bates)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Belle Bodelle (1984)
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
Phyllis (1977)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (111 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(February 18 to March 29, 1981) She played Luellen James in Ara Watson's play, "Final Placement," in a Shorts Humana Festival One Act Plays from 80s' Short production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Laura Hicks (Mary Hanson) in the cast. Amy Saltz was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Bobo Bates | Katherine Bates | Kathy D. Bates

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on losing the role of Frankie, which had been written for her by playwright Terrence McNally, to Michelle Pfeiffer in the movie version of "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune"] I thought it was wonderful to see a love story about people over forty, ordinary people who were trying to connect. We haven't seen it before, and I don't think we will see it with this movie Frankie and Johnny (1991)... See more »

Trivia:

Is an artist and writer and hopes to someday write and illustrate her own children's book. Has spoken at award ceremonies for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. See more »

Trademark:

Characters who are frequently tough-talking and outspoken See more »

Nickname:

Bobo

Star Sign:

Cancer

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