Kathleen Doyle Bates, popularly known as Kathy Bates, is a renowned film director and actress of United States of America.
Born on 28th June, 1948 in Tennessee, she is known for her roles in movies like “Misery”, “Fried Green Tomatoes”, “Dolores Claiborne”, “Titanic” and “About Schmidt”.
Kathy Bates started her career in 1971, appearing in the role of Bobo Bates in the movie titled “Taking Off”. In 1978, she appeared in “Straight Time” followed by a role in 1983 movie titled “Two of a Kind”.
Her first breakthrough performance came in 1990, in the movie titled “Misery”, which earned her critical acclaim and brought her into the limelight. Following the success of “Misery”, she landed several leading roles in movies including “Fried Green Tomatoes”, which also turned out to be a huge success and won her several nominations.
In 1990s, she appeared in “The Road to Mecca” in 1992, “A Home of Our Own” in 1993, “North” and “Curse of the Starving Class” in 1994, before appearing in another breakthrough role in the movie titled “Dolores Claiborne”.
During 1996-98, she appeared in her most successful roles in 1996 movie “The Late Shift” and “Titanic” in 1997 and “Primary Colors” in 1998. Kathy Bates has had an illustrious career, full of several outstanding performances, which have won her several nominations and awards.
In 1990, she won her first Academy and Golden Globe award for best actress for the movie titled “Misery”. She won BAFTA award and Golden Globe award nominations for the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes” in 1991.
In 1996, she won her second Golden Globe award for the movie titled “The Late Shift”, followed by Academy Award nomination for her performance in “Primary Colors” in 1998.
Top Ten Movies of Kathy Bates:
⦁ Fried Green Tomatoes
⦁ Dolores Claiborne
⦁ The Late Shift
⦁ Primary Colors
⦁ About Schmidt
⦁ Six Feet Under
⦁ Ambulance Girl