Kathy Bates

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United States

Kathy Bates Bio

Who is Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates is an American actress. She came to fame with her role in her film Misery. She also have major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes and Dolores Claiborne. She also featured in Titanic as Molly Brown.

Early Life (Childhood)

She was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Bertye Kathleen and Langdon Doyle Bates. She studied at White Station High School and graduated from there. She also attended Southern Methodist University and majored in Theatre.

Interesting Facts

Her birth name is Kathleen Doyle Bates. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Her net worth is estimated to be $32 million. She once also became highest paid American actress. Her body measurement is 40-34-44 inches.

Personal Life

From 1991 to 1997 she got married to Tony Campisi. In 2003 she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was also diagnosed with breast cancer which she revealed in her Twitter. She also had undergone a double mastectomy.


In 1991 she won Oscar award for film Misery. In 1991 and 1997 she won Golden Globe Awards. She was awarded with Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2014. In 1997, 1999 and 2000 she won American Comedy Awards, USA.


She was rumored to return in the season 5 of American Horror Story.