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Bates in 1999
Born Kathleen Doyle Bates
June 28, 1948 (1948-06-28) (age 61)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Actress/Director
Years active 1971–present
Spouse(s) Tony Campisi (m. 1991–1997) «start: (1991)–end+1: (1998)»"Marriage: Tony Campisi to Kathy Bates" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathy_Bates)
.Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director.^ Read Full Biography Born June 28, 1948 Awards .
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^ June 28, 1948 Birth Place : .
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^ Born: June 28, 1948 Hometown: Memphis, TN Real Name: Kathleen Doyle Bates .
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.After several small roles in film and television, Bates rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe.^ She rose to prominence with her performance in Misery , for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe.

^ Bates created an indelible impression as Annie Wilkes in Misery , for which she won the Best Actress Academy Award and the Golden Globe.
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^ For her role on the film, Kathy Bates received a Best Actress Award from the Academy Awards and Golden Globe.
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.She followed this with major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolores Claiborne (1995), before playing a featured role as Margaret "Molly" Brown in Titanic (1997).^ FRIED GREEN TOMATOES 1991 .
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^ Fried Green Tomatoes 5 Great movie!!
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^ We're younger and faster," in 1991's Fried Green Tomatoes .
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.During this time she began her directing career, primarily in television.^ During the late 1990s, Bates began to branch out with behind-the-camera work directing TV dramas.
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.Bates received a Tony Award nomination for her 1983 performance in the Broadway play 'night, Mother.^ Starred on Broadway in "'night Mother"; received Tony nomination for her portrayal of a depressed woman bent on suicide .
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^ Her stage performance in the play ‘night Mother earned her a Tony award nomination in 1983 and she was just getting warmed up.
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^ On stage, Bates drew attention for her bravura stage performance on Broadway in 1983's 'Night Mother, for which she was highly praised with an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Play, and a Tony nomination.
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.She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in Primary Colors (1998), for which she also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.^ She rose to prominence with her performance in Misery , for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe.

^ Best Supporting Actress [Runner-up] .
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^ A gentle, layered performance worthy of his recently received Best Actor nomination.
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.She was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for About Schmidt (2002).^ She rose to prominence with her performance in Misery , for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe.

^ Full Name: Best Supporting Actress - Miniseries Birth Name: Kathleen Doyle Bates Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA Birth Date: June 28, 1948 .
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^ Bates attacked the role with comedic gusto and no regard for vanity, resulting in critical accolades and an Academy Award nomination for her supporting turn.
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.Her television work has resulted in seven Emmy Award nominations.^ Her television work has resulted in seven Emmy Award nominations.
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^ She's also been nominated for an Emmy for her acting on the same series, as well as receiving Emmy nominations in 2005 and 2006 for her work in the TV movies Warm Springs and Ambulance Girl .
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^ In 1999 she won the Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her work in "Primary Colors."
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.Diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003, Bates has stated that she has made a full recovery.^ Bates was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in 2003 but has since beaten the disease.
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^ Kathy Bates Academy Award Winning Actress Kathy Bates recently shared her experience with Ovarian Cancer in an effort to raise awareness and support for the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

^ AM PST Revolutionary Road star reveals she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer but has been in remission for five years 5 Comments Keep Reading »   Hilary Swank: The Comeback Chick?
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Early life

.Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the youngest of three daughters of Bertye Kathleen (née Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer.^ The youngest of three daughters, Bates was born and raised in Tennessee.
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^ Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Bertye Kathleen (née Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer.
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^ Bates was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from White Station High in Memphis.

[1] .Her great-great-grandfather was an immigrant from Ireland to New Orleans and served as President Andrew Jackson's doctor.^ Her great-great-grandfather was an immigrant from Ireland to New Orleans and served as President Andrew Jackson's doctor.
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^ Bates was dutifully asked about her Irish roots, and she told how her great-great-grandfather Doyle emigrated to New Orleans and ultimately became Andrew Jackson’s doctor.
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^ The president is black, the New Orleans Saints are in the Super Bowl, and the History Channel just gave Larry the Cable Guy a TV show.
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[2] .She graduated from White Station High School, and later attended Southern Methodist University, where she majored in theatre, was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, and graduated in 1969. She moved to New York City in 1970 to pursue an acting career.^ Bates was raised in Memphis and later studied theatre at Methodist University in Dallas (B.F.A., 1969).
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^ She attended Southern Methodist University, majoring in theatre and was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, and graduated in 1969.
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^ She moved to New York City in 1970 in order to pursue an acting career.
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[3]

Career

.Her Broadway appearances include Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July and the Robert Altman-directed Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean opposite Karen Black and Cher.^ Rolle: Selma Darin 1982: Komm' zurck, Jimmy Dean (Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean).
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^ Come Back to the Five and Dime Not Available on DVD 37 Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988) 1.7515 In this sequel to the 1981 hit movie, Arthur manages to lose his entire $750 million fortune.

^ Synopsis: Robert Altman directed this low-budget film version of the play by Ed Graczyk , also directed by Altman on Broadway with the same cast.
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.She received a Tony Award nomination in 1983 for her stage role in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'night, Mother opposite Anne Pitoniak.^ Her stage performance in the play ‘night Mother earned her a Tony award nomination in 1983 and she was just getting warmed up.
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^ She received her first Academy Award nomination for that role, winning Best Actress.
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^ In 1983, she was nominated for a Tony award for her stage appearance as a garrulous would-be suicide in 'Night, Mother , a role played on screen by Sissy Spacek .
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.The production of 'night, Mother ran for more than a year.^ In more than 30 years since the War on Cancer was declared, ovarian cancer mortality rates have not significantly improved.
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^ I did a wonderful play in New York years ago called "Night Mother."
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^ What's the deal with Matthew McConaughey and Sandra Bullock , who costarred in 1996's A Time to Kill and have been insisting for more than a year that they're just friends?
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.One of her other successful New York stage productions was, Off-Broadway, in Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune which ran 533 performances.^ She also starred in the Off-Broadway hit Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune .
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^ Starred Off-Broadway and in Los Angeles (1988) in "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" in a role written for her by playwright Terrence McNally .
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^ Moreover, she was much admired for her Off-Broadway performance in Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (1987), for which she won an Obie and a LA Drama Critics Award.
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.McNally specifically wrote the play for Bates and F. Murray Abraham, who had to drop out and was replaced by Kenneth Welsh.^ And in 1987, playwright Terrence E. McNally wrote a part specifically tailored to Bates' talents: the much-abused waitress Frankie in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune , a role which won her an Obie award, and, following a familiar pattern, was played on screen by Michelle Pfeiffer .
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^ And in 1987, playwright Terrence McNally wrote a part specifically tailored to Bates' talents: the much-abused waitress Frankie in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, a role which won her an Obie award, and, following a familiar pattern, was played on screen by Michelle Pfeiffer.
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^ And in 1987, playwright Terrence McNally wrote a part specifically tailored to Bates' talents: the much-abused waitress Frankie in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, a role which won her an Obie award, and, following a familiar pattern, was played on screen by Michelle Pfeiffer .
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.The play was later filmed as Frankie and Johnny, starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer.^ Her roles in Crimes of the Heart , ‘night Mother and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune went to Diane Keaton, Sissy Spacek and Michelle Pfeiffer, respectively, in the movie versions.
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^ Bates excelled in theater while making occasional films in the 1970s and '80s; the female lead in the play "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" was written for her, but the film version role went to Michelle Pfeiffer.
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^ And in 1987, playwright Terrence McNally wrote a part specifically tailored to Bates' talents: the much-abused waitress Frankie in {~Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune}, a role which won her an Obie award, and, following a familiar pattern, was played on screen by Michelle Pfeiffer .
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Bates's first feature film was the 1971 Miloš Forman comedy Taking Off (credited as "Bobo Bates"), wherein she sings an original song "Even Horses Had Wings." Bates's next feature was the 1978 Dustin Hoffman vehicle Straight Time. (In 1990, she would appear again with Hoffman in Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy as a stenographer.) .Bates continued to appear in little-seen films such as Summer Heat and The Morning After while guest-starring in television shows such as L.A. Law before landing the role of obsessed fan Annie Wilkes, who holds her favorite author (played by James Caan) captive, in the 1990 thriller Misery. Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, she received her first Academy Award nomination for that role, winning Best Actress.^ Who performed a spoof of Kathy Bates Academy Award winning role in Saturday Night Live?
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^ KING: The film technique, it has such flavor.
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^ James Caan also plays an excellent role.

.Soon after, she starred with Jessica Tandy in the acclaimed 1991 movie Fried Green Tomatoes.^ FRIED GREEN TOMATOES 1991 .
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^ Fried Green Tomatoes 5 Great movie!!
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^ We're younger and faster," in 1991's Fried Green Tomatoes .
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.In 1995, she turned in another applauded portrayal as the title character in Dolores Claiborne," a film adaption of another Stephen King novel, although she was not nominated for an Oscar.^ In 1995, she turned in another applauded portrayal as the title character in Dolores Claiborne, although she was surprisingly not nominated for an Oscar.
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^ But only as her character in Dolores Claiborne.
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^ Starred as the title character, a woman accused of murder, in the feature adaptation of Stephen King's "Dolores Claiborne" .
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.In 1997, Bates played Margaret "Molly" Brown in James Cameron's "Titanic" Based on the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic, the film went on to earn more than $1.8 billion in box-office receipts worldwide.^ Titanic,” where she played the unsinkable Molly Brown?
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^ Bates stole our hearts again as “Molly” Brown in Titanic (1997).
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^ Isn't Sunk Just Yet As All-time Box-office Champ - 'Titanic' isn't sunk just yet as all-time box-office TITANIC 2.5 stars, out of 4 Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Bernard Hill, Jonathan Hyde, Danny Nucci, ...and more »...
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[4]
.Bates also excelled in her role as the acid-tongued "dustbuster" political advisor Libby Holden in the 1998 drama "Primary Colors" which was adapted from the book in which political journalist Joe Klein recounted his experiences on the Presidential campaign trail in 1991-1992. For this performance, she received her second Academy Award nomination, for Best Supporting Actress, though she did not win.^ And I did call Bates winning best actress that year before she even got the nomination.
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^ Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award.

^ Kathy Bates played Libby Holden in Primary Colors Who did Kathy Bates play in Titanic ?
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.She was nominated again, in 2002, for About Schmidt, and did not win.^ She was nominated again, in 2002, for About Schmidt, though again, she was denied the award.
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^ She received a supporting actress Oscar nomination for her role in the Jack Nicholson film, About Schmidt (2002).
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^ How did this "About Schmidt" role come about?
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.More recently, she and Terry Bradshaw played the parents of Matthew McConaughey's character in the 2006 film Failure to Launch.^ Mar 10, 2006 Failure to Launch .
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^ Failure to Launch (2006) 22.
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^ A string of uneven comedies followed, with Bates co-starring alongside Jessica Lange and Joan Allen in the little seen middle-age road flick “Bonneville” (2006) and the blockbuster “Failure to Launch” (2006), where she and Terry Bradshaw played suburban parents whose 30-year-old son (Matthew McConaughey) will not move out of the house.
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.Bates was also featured in an uncredited cameo in the miniseries of Stephen King's The Stand.^ Made uncredited appearance in the ABC miniseries "Stephen King's The Stand" .
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^ Bates has won numerous awards, including an Oscar for her portrayal of Annie Wilkes in the 1990 film “Misery,” based on the Stephen King novel of the same name.
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^ Ihren grten Erfolg bisher feierte Kathy Bates mit dem Oscar fr Rob Reiners Verfilmung von Stephen Kings Misery .
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.Bates was nominated Emmy Award seven times: Outstanding actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, for her performance as Jay Leno's manager Helen Kushnick in HBO's The Late Shift (1996), and, twice again in the same category; as Miss Hannigan in Disney's remake of Annie (1999) and for the HBO Franklin Roosevelt biopic Warm Springs (2005).^ Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award.

^ Among the most notable is the 1996 movie, The Late Shift .
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^ Starred as Miss Hannigan in Disney's remake of "Annie" (ABC); received Emmy nomination .
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.She was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Lifetime Television's Ambulance Girl (2006), which she also directed.^ Supporting Actress Oscar nominations for Primary Colors (1998) and About Schmidt (2002), as well as an Emmy nod for the TV biopic Ambulance Girl, are among Bates's recent accolades.
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^ She's also been nominated for an Emmy for her acting on the same series, as well as receiving Emmy nominations in 2005 and 2006 for her work in the TV movies Warm Springs and Ambulance Girl .
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^ She followed it up with another important role as a rude and extremely harsh producer named Helen Kushnick in the HBO television movie The Late Shift (1996), for which Bates' performance garnered her with a third Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie, a Golden Satellite for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie, a Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries in 1966, an American Comedy for Funniest Female Performer in a Television Special (Leading or Supporting) in 1997 and an Emmy nomination.
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.She appeared on 10 episodes of the HBO cable television series Six Feet Under for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, as Bettina, in 2003. She also was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for 3rd Rock from the Sun in 1999, the same year that she was nominated for Outstanding Directing in a Miniseries or Movie for the Dashiell Hammett-Lillian Hellman biopic Dash & Lilly.^ She has directed a number of television shows, particularly Six Feet Under , on which she also acted.
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^ In 2004 she was nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for directing the episode titled "Twilight" for the hit series Six Feet Under .
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^ The following year, Bates had a reoccurring role in Six Feet Under (2003), in which her brilliant performance handed her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (2003).
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.She currently has a recurring guest role on the American version of The Office as Jo Bennet, the head executive of the company that buys Dunder Mifflin known as Sabre.^ Determined to escape an eternal role as dimestore novelist, he kills her off in the eighth novel and heads to his New England cabin to work on his own Great American Novel.

^ Bates will begin a multi-episode role on 'The Office,' playing the CEO of a company that takes over Dunder Mifflin.
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^ "Bates will begin a multi-episode role on 'The Office,' playing the CEO of a company that takes over Dunder Mifflin."
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Starting in the 1990s, Bates forged a formidable career as a director. .She has directed episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street, NYPD Blue, Oz, Six Feet Under, and Everwood.^ She has directed a number of television shows, particularly Six Feet Under , on which she also acted.
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^ Six Feet Under: The Trap .
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^ In 2004 she was nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for directing the episode titled "Twilight" for the hit series Six Feet Under .
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.Bates has also directed the TV movies Dash and Lilly and the self-starring Ambulance Girl.^ In recent years she has also turned to directing TV shows, including episodes of Six Feet Under and Oz and is slated to helm the movie Have Mercy .
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^ The following year she directed Dash and Lilly , a made-for-television film about the writers Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman .
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^ She helmed the A&E telefilm "Dash and Lilly," starring Sam Shepard and Judy Davis, which earned nine Emmy nominations, including one for Bates as Best Director.
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She directed and co-starred in Have Mercy (2006) with Melanie Griffith. .In 2008, she re-teamed with her Titanic co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in Revolutionary Road.^ Re-teamed with "Titanic" co-stars, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet for "Revolutionary Road" .
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^ REVOLUTIONARY ROAD 2008 .
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^ 'Titanic’ reunion The star was in New York to talk about her role in the film “Revolutionary Road,” in which she is reunited with her “Titanic” co-stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio.
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In 1977, she made her soap opera debut as Phyllis on NBC's soap opera The Doctors. .In 1983/1984, she played prison inmate Belle Bodelle on All My Children.^ All My Children (2009) .
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^ She also appeared on TV in All My Children (1984), Johnny Bull (1986), Murder Ordained (1987), No Place Like Home (1989) and Roe vs. Wade (1989).
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^ Bates began her acting career with small roles in several television shows like The Love Boat , St. Elsewhere and All My Children .
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Affiliations

.Bates is the Executive Committee Chair of the Actors Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors.^ Full name: Kathleen Doyle Bates Born: June 28, 1948 Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee Two older sisters, Mary and Patricia Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nominated for two additional Academy Awards : About Schmidt and Primary Colors .
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^ The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Sid Ganis, makes the announcements of this year’s nominees with some help from actress Kathy Bates.
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^ Academy of Television Arts and Sciences .
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[5]

Awards

.At the 63rd Academy Awards, Kathy Bates won the Oscar for Best Actress in the 1990 film, Misery, as well as a Golden Globe for Best Actress-Drama in the same role.^ In fact, she won a Golden Globe and a SAG Award for her...
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^ Kathy Bates has been nominated three times for an Academy Award.

^ Read Full Review Kathy Bates is one of the best actresses ever.
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[6][7] .Bates received a Tony Award nomination for her 1983 performance in the Broadway production, 'Night, Mother.^ Starred on Broadway in "'night Mother"; received Tony nomination for her portrayal of a depressed woman bent on suicide .
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^ Bates has been honored for her stage work winning an Obie Award for her performance as Frankie in the original off-Broadway production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the original Broadway production of Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘night, Mother.
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^ After graduating from Southern Methodist University in 1969, Bates moved to New York and established herself as a successful and lauded stage actress, earning a Tony nomination for her role in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway production ” ‘night Mother” in 1983.
  • Going public with cancer battle, actress Kathy Bates aims to encourage others : Gospel 360 Online! 26 January 2010 7:36 UTC www.gospel360online.com [Source type: General]

[8] .She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in Primary Colors (1998), for which she also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress// And Bates also won a SAG for the 1997 Tv Movie "The Late Shift".[9] At the 75th Academy Awards, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 2002 film, About Schmidt.^ She rose to prominence with her performance in Misery , for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe.
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^ ABOUT SCHMIDT 2002 .
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^ Supporting Actress Oscar nominations for Primary Colors (1998) and About Schmidt (2002), as well as an Emmy nod for the TV biopic Ambulance Girl, are among Bates's recent accolades.
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[7] .Bates has also been nominated for seven Emmy Awards.^ Her television work has resulted in seven Emmy Award nominations.
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^ Bates’ television honors include multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations and a SAG Award and Golden Globe win for the HBO film The Late Shift.
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^ She was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in 1983’s “night, Mother.” And the role of Frankie, in "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" was written by Terrence McNally, especially for Kathy Bates.
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[10]

Personal life

Bates was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003, but she did not reveal her illness to the general public until 2009.[11] She stated she has been "in total remission" for over 5 and a half years, as of January 2009.[12]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1963 The Doctors Phyllis unknown episodes
1971 Taking Off Audition Singer: "Even the Horses Had Wings" as Bobo Bates
1978 The Love Boat Sally Allison Episode: "Family Reunion/Too Hot to Handle/Cinderella Story"
Straight Time Selma Darin
1982 Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Stella Mae
1983 Two of a Kind Furniture man's wife
1984 All My Children Belle Bodelle unknown episodes
1986 Johnny Bull Katherine Kovacs TV film
Cagney & Lacey Brenda Harris Episode: "Revenge"
1986, 1987 St. Elsewhere Polly Episodes:
"Up and Down"
"Visiting Daze"
1987 Murder Ordained Bobbi Birk TV film
Summer Heat Ruth
My Best Friend Is a Vampire Helen Blake as Kathy D. Bates
1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks Mrs. Canby
1989 China Beach Jan Episode: "The World: Part 2"
Signs of Life Mary Beth Alder
High Stakes Jill
Roe vs. Wade TV film
L.A. Law Charlotte Haley Episode: "One Rat, One Ranger"
No Place Like Home TV film
1990 Men Don't Leave Lisa Coleman
Dick Tracy Mrs. Green
White Palace Rosemary
Misery Annie Wilkes Academy Award for Best Actress
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actress
1991 Shadows and Fog Prostitute
At Play in the Fields of the Lord Hazel Quarrier
Fried Green Tomatoes Evelyn Couch Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1992 The Road to Mecca Elsa Barlow
Prelude to a Kiss Leah Blier
Used People Bibby Berman
1993 Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun Lunar Mom Direct-to-video
Hostages Peggy Say TV film
A Home of Our Own Frances Lacey
1993, 2004 The American Experience Narrator Episodes:
."Amelia Earhart: The Price of Courage"
"Tupperware!"
^ American Experience: Amelia Earhart - The Price of Courage .
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^ Narrator     - Amelia Earhart: The Price of Courage (1993) TV episode ....
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1994 The Stand Rae Flowers Episode: "The Plague"
uncredited
North Alaskan mom
Curse of the Starving Class Ella Tate
1995 Dolores Claiborne Dolores Claiborne Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Actress
Saturn Award for Best Actress
The West Side Waltz Mr. Goo TV film
Angus Meg Bethune
1996 Diabolique Det. Shirley Vogel
The War at Home Maurine Collier
The Late Shift Helen Kushnick TV film
Golden Globe Award
Screen Actors Gulid Award
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
1997 Swept from the Sea Miss Swaffer
Titanic Molly Brown Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
1998 Primary Colors Libby Holden Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Screen Actors Guild Award
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
The Effects of Magic Raphaella, the Magic Bunny voice
The Waterboy Helen 'Mama' Boucher Blockbuster Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Role
A Civil Action Bankruptcy judge uncredited
1999 Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan TV film
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Baby Steps Mrs. Mellon short film
3rd Rock From the Sun Charlotte Everly Episode: "Alien Hunter "
Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress – Comedy Series
Dash and Lily Director Nominated - Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
2000 Bruno Mother Superior
MADtv Stuart's Grandma Season 6 episode 602
2001 Rat Race The Squirrel Lady uncredited
American Outlaws Ma James
King of the Hill Motorcycle Officer Episode: "Lupe's Revenge"
2002 Love Liza Mary Ann Bankhead
Dragonfly Mrs. Belmont
About Schmidt Roberta Hertzel Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Unconditional Love Grace Beasley
My Sister's Keeper Christine Chapman TV film
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2003-2005 Six Feet Under Bettina 10 episodes
Nominated — Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing - Drama Series (for episode "Twilight")
Nominated - Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress – Drama Series
2004 Around the World in 80 Days Queen Victoria
Little Black Book Kippie Kann
Popeye's Voyage: The Quest for Pappy Sea Hag Voice
The Ingrate The Judge short film
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Narrator documentary
The Bridge of San Luis Rey The Marquesa
2005 Hansel and Gretel Narrator Voice
direct-to-video
Ambulance Girl Jane Stern TV film
Nominated - Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
Guilty Hearts The Judge
Rumor Has It... Aunt Mitsy uncredited
Warm Springs Helena Mahoney TV film
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
2006 Failure to Launch Sue
Have Mercy
Solace Marrow's wife
Relative Strangers Agnes Menure
Bonneville Margene
Charlotte's Web Bitsy the Cow voice
2007 Bee Movie Janet Benson voice
Fred Claus Mother Claus
The Golden Compass Hester voice
PS, I Love You Patricia
Christmas Is Here Again Miss Dowdy voice
2008 The Family That Preys Charlotte Cartwright
The Day the Earth Stood Still Secretary of Defense, Dr. Regina Jackson
Revolutionary Road Mrs. Helen Givings Palm Springs International Film Festival Ensemble Performance Award
2009 Cheri Madame Charlotte Peloux
Personal Effects Gloria
The Blind Side Miss Sue
Alice Queen of Hearts two-night TV event / miniseries
2010 Valentine's Day Susan Milton
The Office Jo Bennett Season 6 Sabre Episode 15 - Present

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