Kathy Bates

Kathleen Doyle Bates mengawali karirnya sebagai seorang aktris film, menyusul kemudian melebarkan saya profesinya sebagai sutradara dan produser. Akting terkenalnya saat memerankan karakter Annie Wilkes dalam film MISERY, yang kemudian mengantarkan dirinya sebagai Best Actress Academy Award (Oscar) 1990.

Sementara terkait kehidupan pribadinya, Doyle pernah menikah dengan aktor Tony Campisi pada 1991. Namun setelah berjalan bersama selama 12 tahun, mereka memutuskan bercerai pada 1997.

KARIR
Perempuan kelahiran Memphis, Tennessee, Amerika Serikat itu mengawali debut akting lewat film TAKING OFF (1971), menyusul film yang dibintanginya bersama aktor Dustin Hoffman, STRAIGHT TIME (1978). Film-ilm suksesnya yang lain di antaranya, TWO OF A KIND (1983), SUMMER HEAT (1987), MY BEST FRIEND IS A VAMPIRE (1988), DICK TRACY (1990), THE WAR AT HOME (1996), SWEPT FROM THE SEA (1997), TITANIC (1997), PRIMARY COLORS (1998), ABOUT SCHMIDT (2002), UNCONDITIONAL LOVE (2002), dan lain-lain.

Sementara lewat film ABOUT SCHMIDT (2002) dan PRIMARY COLORS (1998) mengantarkan dirinnya meraih nominasi Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

Filmografi
* TAKING OFF (1971)
* STRAIGHT TIME (1978)
* COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN (1982)
* TWO OF A KIND (1983)
* THE MORNING AFTER (1986)
* SUMMER HEAT (1987)
* MY BEST FRIEND IS A VAMPIRE (1988)
* ARTHUR 2: ON THE ROCKS (1988)
* SIGNS OF LIFE (1989)
* HIGH STAKES (1989)
* MEN DON'T LEAVE (1990)
* DICK TRACY (1990)
* WHITE PALACE (1990)
* MISERY (1990)
* AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD (1991)
* FRIED GREEN TOMATOES (1991)
* THE ROAD TO MECCA (1992)
* SHADOWS AND FOG (1992)
* PRELUDE TO A KISS (1992)
* USED PEOPLE (1992)
* A HOME OF OUR OWN (1993)
* NORTH (1994)
* CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS (1994)
* DOLORES CLAIBORNE (1995)
* ANGUS (1995)
* DIABOLIQUE (1996)
* THE WAR AT HOME (1996)
* SWEPT FROM THE SEA (1997)
* TITANIC (1997)
* PRIMARY COLORS (1998)
* THE EFFECTS OF MAGIC (1998) (VOICE)
* THE WATERBOY (1998)
* A CIVIL ACTION (1998)
* ANNIE (1999)
* BABY STEPS (1999)
* THE DRESS CODE (2000)
* RAT RACE (2001)
* AMERICAN OUTLAWS (2001)
* LOVE LIZA (2002)
* DRAGONFLY (2002)
* ABOUT SCHMIDT (2002)
* UNCONDITIONAL LOVE (2002)
* AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (2004)
* LITTLE BLACK BOOK (2004)
* THE CUTTING EDGE: THE MAGIC OF MOVIE EDITING (2004) (DOCUMENTARY) (NARRATOR)
* THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY (2004)
* THE INGRATE (2004)
* RUMOUR HAS IT" 2005
* FAILURE TO LAUNCH(2006)
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