Kathy Bates

Total Box Office:
 $1309.5M
Highest Rated:
100% Straight Time (1978)
Lowest Rated:
0% You May Not Kiss the Bride (2012)
Birthday:
Jun 28
Birthplace:
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Bio:
Actress Kathy Bates has been involved in the arts in one way or another since graduating from Southern Methodist University. Among the Memphis native's earliest jobs were a stint as a singing waitress in a Catskill resort and a sojourn as a gift shop cashier in New York's Museum of Modern Art. Bates…

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Community Photos (42)

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Tammy
  • Actor
-- 2014
Earthbound
  • Beverly Corbett
-- 2012
0% You May Not Kiss the Bride
  • Actor
-- 2012
4% A Little Bit Of Heaven
  • Beverly Corbett
$10.0k 2012
Guilty Hearts
  • Actor
-- 2011
93% Midnight in Paris
  • Gert
$56.8M 2011
18% Valentine's Day
  • Susan
$110.0M 2010
66% The Blind Side
  • Miss Sue
$255.5M 2009
The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club
  • Voice of Pancho Barnes
-- 2009
50% Chéri
  • Madame Peloux
$2.6M 2009
22% Alice
  • Queen of Hearts
-- 2009
21% The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Regina Jackson
$79.1M 2008
Personal Effects
  • Gloria
-- 2008
40% Bonneville
  • Margene Cunningham
$0.3M 2008
51% The Family That Preys
  • Charlotte Cartwright
$37.0M 2008
68% Revolutionary Road
  • Helen Givings
$22.9M 2008
24% P.S. I Love You
  • Patricia
$53.5M 2007
Christmas Is Here Again
  • Actor
-- 2007
21% Fred Claus
  • Mother Claus
$72.0M 2007
51% Bee Movie
  • Janet Benson
  • Director
$126.6M 2007
James Marshall's Cinderella: And More Beloved Fairy Tales
  • Actor
-- 2007
42% The Golden Compass
  • Hester
$70.1M 2007
78% Charlotte's Web
  • Bitsy the Cow
$82.5M 2006
Relative Strangers
  • Agnes Manure
-- 2006
24% Failure to Launch
  • Sue
$88.7M 2006
20% Rumor Has It
  • Actor
$42.7M 2005
4% The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • Dona Maria
-- 2005
Ambulance Girl
  • Director
  • Jane Stern
-- 2005
Warm Springs
  • Helena Mahoney
-- 2005
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
  • Narrator
-- 2004
21% Little Black Book
  • Kippie Kann
$20.4M 2004
31% Around the World in 80 Days
  • Queen Victoria
$23.9M 2004
14% Unconditional Love
  • Grace Beasley
-- 2003
7% Dragonfly
  • Actor
$30.1M 2002
My Sister's Keeper
  • Christine
-- 2002
85% About Schmidt
  • Roberta Hertzel
$65.0M 2002
53% Love Liza
  • Mary Ann Bankhead
-- 2002
14% American Outlaws
  • Ma James
$11.9M 2001
Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood
  • Narrator (Frances Marion)
-- 2001
The Dress Code (Bruno)
  • Mother Superior
-- 2000
Annie
  • Miss Hannigan
-- 1999
Dash and Lilly
  • Director
-- 1999
80% Primary Colors
  • Libby Holden
-- 1998
28% Swept From The Sea
  • Miss Swaffer
-- 1998
60% A Civil Action
  • Judge (uncredited)
-- 1998
35% The Waterboy
  • Mama Boucher
-- 1998
88% Titanic
  • Molly Brown
$57.9M 1997
60% The War at Home
  • Maurine Collier
-- 1996
12% Diabolique
  • Det. Shirley Vogel
-- 1996
The Late Shift
  • Helen Kushnick
-- 1996
82% Dolores Claiborne
  • Dolores Claiborne
-- 1995
40% Angus
  • Meg
-- 1995
The West Side Waltz
  • Mr. Goo
-- 1995
Curse of the Starving Class
  • Actor
-- 1994
15% North
  • Alaskan Mom
-- 1994
Curse Of The Starving Class
  • Ella Tate
-- 1994
45% A Home of Our Own
  • Frances Lacey
-- 1993
Hostages
  • Peggy Say
-- 1993
38% Used People
  • Bibby
-- 1992
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories
  • Actor
-- 1992
61% A Prelude to a Kiss
  • Leah Blier
-- 1992
50% At Play in the Fields of the Lord
  • Hazel Quarrier
-- 1991
52% Shadows and Fog
  • Prostitute
-- 1991
83% Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Evelyn Couch
-- 1991
88% Misery
  • Annie Wilkes
-- 1990
60% White Palace
  • Rosemary Powers
-- 1990
64% Dick Tracy
  • Mrs. Green
-- 1990
Roe Vs. Wade
  • Actor
-- 1989
81% Men Don't Leave
  • Lisa Coleman
-- 1989
High Stakes
  • Jill
-- 1989
Signs Of Life
  • Mary Beth
-- 1989
13% Arthur 2 - On the Rocks
  • Mrs. Canby
-- 1988
Murder Ordained
  • Bobbi Burk
-- 1987
Summer Heat
  • Ruth Stanton
-- 1987
71% The Morning After
  • Woman on Mateo Street
-- 1986
20% Two of a Kind
  • Furniture Man's Wife
-- 1983
Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
  • Stella May
-- 1982
100% Straight Time
  • Selma Darin
-- 1978


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Mike & Molly
2010-2014
  • Kay McKinnon
2014
81% American Horror Story
2011-2014
  • Delphine LaLaurie
2011 - 2014
Harry's Law
2011-2012
  • Harriet "Harry" Korn
2011 - 2012
Two and a Half Men
2003-2014
  • Charlie
2012
81% The Office
2005-2013
  • Jo Bennett
  • Actor
2010 - 2011
Alice
2009
  • Queen of Hearts
2009
Six Feet Under
2001-2005
  • Bettina
  • Director
2001 - 2005

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Quotes from Kathy Bates's Characters

    1. Evelyn Couch: I can't even look at my own vagina!
    2. Ninny Threadgoode: Well, I can't help you on that one, honey.
    From Fried Green Tomatoes. Submitted by Alyssa B (15 days ago)
    1. Ninny Threadgoode: Idgie and her friend Ruth ran the Whistle Stop Café. Idgie was a character, all right. But how anybody could have thought she murdered that man is beyond me.
    2. Evelyn Couch: I beg your pardon?
    From Fried Green Tomatoes. Submitted by Alyssa B (15 days ago)
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