Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress, film director and producer. After appearing in several minor roles in film and television during the 1970s and the 1980s, Bates rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress; she also received a Golden Globe. She followed this with major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolores Claiborne (1995), before playing a featured role as Molly Brown in Titanic (1997).
|Full name at birth||
Kathleen Doyle Bates
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
28 June 1948
|Place of birth||
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
5' 3" (160 cm)
214 lbs (97.1 kg)
White Station High in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, USA in 1969 with an BFA in Theater.
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