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Birth Name: Kathleen Doyle Bates

Age: 75, born 28 June 1948

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 3"


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Description: Kathleen Doyle Bates was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, the youngest of three daughters born to Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer, and his homemaker wife Bertye Talbot. Kathy's great-great Irish grandfather, who emigrated to New Orleans, once served as President Andrew Jackson's doctor. She discovered acting appearing in high school plays and studied drama at Southern Methodist University, graduating in 1969. With her mind firmly set, she moved to New York City in 1970 and paid her dues by working everything from a cash register to taking lunch orders. She scored a tour-de-farce performance alongside Christopher ... (more)
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7.5
1882 Watched
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5.9
1900 Watched
4. Misery (1990)
Rating:
7.5
1868 Watched
5. P.S. I Love You (2007)
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6.9
1805 Watched




TV

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3188 Watched
2. The Office (2005)
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2253 Watched
4. American Dad! (2005)
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6.2
1857 Watched
5. Six Feet Under (2001)
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1369 Watched




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1. Six Feet Under (2001)
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7.8
1369 Watched
2. Oz (1997)
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7.9
676 Watched
3. Everwood (2002)
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6.3
424 Watched
4. NYPD Blue (1993)
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192 Watched
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8.4
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2. Fargo (2003)
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Minority Report (2022) (9 movies items)

"Dr. Iris Hineman!"


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Women With Weapons (461 person items)
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My Favorite Performances of 1997 (Female) (25 person items)

" Molly Brown - Titanic "Ain't nothing to it, is there, Jack? Remember, they love money so pretend like you own a gold mine and then you're in the club." "


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My Favorite Performances of 2002 (Female) (25 person items)

" Roberta Hertzel - About Schmidt "People used to think it was strange 'cause I breast-fed him 'til he was almost five, but I say - hunh, just look at the results!" "


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My Favorite Performances of 2008 (Female) (25 person items)

" Mrs. Helen Givings - Revolutionary Road "I remember the first day you came off the train. You weren't like my other clients. You were - different. You just seemed - special. - - Of course, you still are." "


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My Favorite Performances of 2019 (Female) (25 person items)

" Bobi Jewell - Richard Jewell "Richard is not the Olympic Park bomber. Richard is not a murderer, he saved people's lives. Please hear me, Mr. President and help me.""


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Childless women (165 person items)
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Academy Awards nominated performances I've seen (446 person items)

" 2003 - NOMINEE Best Actress in a Supporting Role KATHY BATES as Roberta Hertzel in ABOUT SCHMIDT 2002 | dir: Alexander Payne 1991 - WINNER Best Actress in a Leading Role KATHY BATES as Annie Wilkes in MISERY 1990 | dir: Rob Reiner "


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The Little Mermaid Dream Cast (11 movies items)

"Ursula!"


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Actors With Most We Hate Movies Appearances (424 person items)

"North P.S. I Love You"


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Dreamworld Characters (49 person items)

"The oldest one of the sisters and also is the mother figure of the entire group, always trying to keep the others out of trouble."


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CAST THIS: Female Reservoir Dogs (9 person items)

"Jill Cabot"


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My Favorite Performances - 2002 (50 person items)

" as Roberta Hertzel in About Schmidt"


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Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nominees-2010's (50 person items)

"As BOBI JEWELL In RICHARD JEWELL. "


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Disney Villains Dream Cast (52 movies items)

"Ursula (The Little Mermaid)"


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Faces: The South (36 person items)
L90 added this to a list 5 years, 9 months ago
Armed, Beautiful & Dangerous (773 person items)

" as Annie Wilkes in Misery "


Monstermaster added this to a list 5 years, 9 months ago
RP Stereotypes (16 person items)

" - Beloved Smother. Ever see an overly motherly or in this case..smotherly female monster character in an RP? Chances are they're basically all a lot like this monster RP character stereotype the Beloved Smother. To some all they see is this monster that is obsessed with all things stereotypically motherly like putting people in diapers and what not but there is more to her, that side of her is one she can't control, this is a persona she originally developed as a coping mechanism to help he"


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My Favorite Performances - 2008 (50 person items)

" as Mrs. Givings in Revolutionary Road"


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