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Kathy Bates

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Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American theatrical, film and television actress, and a television director.

Bates 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.

Actor Filmography

Director filmography

  • Everwood (2002) TV Series... "The Great Doctor Brown" (2002)
  • Six Feet Under (2001) TV Series ... episode "An Open Book"; (2001) episode "The New Person"; (2001) episode "Out, Out Brief Candle"; (2002) episode "Making Love Work"; (2003) episode "Twilight" (2003).
  • Oz (1997) TV Series... episode "Family Bizzness" (1998)
  • NYPD Blue (1993) TV Series... episode "I Love Lucy" (1997)
  • Homicide: Life On The Street (1993) TV Series... episode "Scene of the Crime", (1996)

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