Kathy BATES | Kathleen Doyle Bates
* 28.06.1948, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Schauspielerin * Studium an der Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas (1969 BFA/Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater/Theaterwissenschaften) * 1970 geht nach New York, dort wartet aber vergebens auf ihre Chance * unter dem Namen Bobo Bates spielt erste kleine Filmrolle in Taking Off * 1973 Bühnendebüt in Virginia Folk Tales (Wayside Children's Theatre in Middletown, Virginia) * 1976 tritt erstmals in einer Off-Broadway-Produktion auf (Vanities) * seit 1977 spielt in diversen Fernsehserien mit (The Doctors; The Love Boat, 1978; All My Children, 1984) * 1980 Debüt am Broadway in Goodbye Fidel - bis 1989 steht hauptsächlich auf der Bühne ('night Mother, 1983/84; Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, 1987/88) * erst ab 1986 wirkt regelmäßig in Kinofilmen mit (My Best Friend Is a Vampire; Summer Heat, 1987) * 1990 internationaler Durchbruch mit dem oscarprämierten Part der psychopathischen Ex-Krankenschwester ("Number One Fan") Annie Wilkes in der Verfilmung von Stephen Kings Misery ("The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy.") * seit 1996 auch gelegentlich als Regisseurin tätig (einzelne Folgen der TV-Serien Homicide und NYPD Blue, 1996-97; TVM Dash and Lilly, 1999) * 2001-05 führt Regie und später spielt mit in der TV-Serie Six Feet Under * 1998-2007 Mitglied des Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences | Foto: KB in Fast Track (1991)
FILMS

Taking Off (Taking Off, 1970-USA * Miloš Forman ... bit) (7104) > als Bobo Bates

Straight Time (Stunde der Bewährung, 1977-USA; R: Ulu Grosbard, B: Alvin Sargent, Edward Bunker, Jeffrey Boam, K: Owen Roizman, M: David Shire, D: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Harry Dean Stanton, Gary Busey, M. Emmet Walsh / Kathy Bates: Selma Darin) 114m-Drama (Roman No Beast So Fierce von Edward Bunker, 1973) (02-07; 7803)

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (Komm zurück, Jimmy Dean, 1982-USA; R: Robert Altman, B: Ed Graczyk, K: Pierre Mignot, D: Sandy Dennis * Cher * Karen Black, Sudie Bond, Kathy Bates: Stella Mae, Marta Heflin & Mark Patton) 109m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Ed Graczyk, 1976 | 1982) (>02-04<; 19 Tage; 8211)

Two of a Kind (Zwei vom gleichen Schlag, 1983-USA * John Herzfeld ... bit) (05-07; 8312)

The Morning After (Der Morgen danach, 1986-USA * Sidney Lumet ... bit) (04-?; 8612)

My Best Friend Is a Vampire (Liebe mit Biß, 1986-USA; R: Jimmy Huston, B: Tab Murphy, K: James Bartle, M: Steve Dorff, D: Robert Sean Leonard, Cheryl Pollak, René Auberjonois, Evan Mirand, Fannie Flagg, Paul Willson, Cecilia Peck & David Warner / Kathy Bates: Helen Blake) 89m-Horrorkomödie (09-?; 8710-D | 8805)

Summer Heat (Summer Heat, 1986-USA; R+B: Michie Gleason, K: Elliot Davis, M: Richard Stone, D: Lori Singer, Anthony Edwards, Bruce Abbott, Kathy Bates: Ruth & Clu Gulager) 80/92m-Melodram (Roman Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail von Louise Shivers, 1983) (09-?; 8705)

Arthur 2: On the Rocks (Arthur 2 - On the Rocks, 1987/88-USA; R: Bud Yorkin, B: Andy Breckman, K: Stephen H. Burum, M: Burt Bacharach, D: Dudley Moore * Liza Minnelli * John Gielgud / Kathy Bates: Mrs. Canby) 110m-Komödie (11-02; 8807)

High Stakes (Death Strip, 1988-USA; R+B: Amos Kollek, K: Marc Hirschfeld, M: Mira J. Spektor, D: Sally Kirkland, Robert LuPone, Richard Lynch, Kathy Bates: Jill) 102m-Thriller (02-?; R#29833; 8911, NY > limited release)

Signs of Life (Signs of Life, 1988-USA; R: John David Coles, B: Mark Malone, K: Elliot Davis, M: Howard Shore, D: Beau Bridges ° Vincent D'Onofrio ° Arthur Kennedy / Kathy Bates: Mary Beth Alder) 91m-Drama (05-?; 8905)

Men Don't Leave (Verrückte Zeiten, 1988-USA; R: Paul Brickman, B: Barbara Benedek, Paul Brickman, K: Bruce Surtees, M: Thomas Newman, D: Jessica Lange, Arliss Howard, Joan Cusack, Kathy Bates: Lisa Coleman) 115m-Melodram (07-09; 9002)

Dick Tracy (Dick Tracy, 1989-USA * Warren Beatty ... bit als Mrs. Green) (02-06; 9006)

White Palace (1989-USA * Luis Mandoki ... Rosemary) (Roman von Glenn Savan) (10-12; 9010)

Misery (1990-USA * Rob Reiner ... Annie Wilkes) (Roman von Stephen King) (02-05; 9011)

At Play in the Fields of the Lord (Ein Pfeil in den Himmel, 1990-USA; R: Hector Babenco, B: Jean-Claude Carrière, Hector Babenco, K: Lauro Escorel, M: Zbigniew Preisner, D: Tom Berenger * John Lithgow * Daryl Hannah * Aidan Quinn * Tom Waits & Kathy Bates: Hazel Quarrier) 180/6m-Drama (Roman von Peter Matthiessen, 1965) (06-12; 9112)

Shadows and Fog (1991-USA * Woody Allen ... Prostituierte) (01-03; 9203)

The Road to Mecca (Die Straße nach Mekka, 1991-ZA; R: Athol Fugard, Peter Goldsmid, B: Peter Goldsmid, K: André Pienaar, M: Ferdi Brendgen, Nic Pickard, D: Kathy Bates: Elsa Barlow, Yvonne Bryceland, Athol Fugard) 106m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Athol Fugard, 1984) (02-03; 9108)

Prelude to a Kiss (Zauberhafte Zeiten, 1991-USA; R: Norman René, B: Craig Lucas, K: Stefan Czapsky, M: Howard Shore, D: Alec Baldwin * Meg Ryan, Kathy Bates: Leah Blier, Ned Beatty, Patty Duke & Sydney Walker) 105m-Fantasykomödie (Bühnenstück von Craig Lucas, 1988) (04-07; 9207)

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991-USA * Jon Avnet ... Evelyn Couch) (Roman von Fannie Flagg) (06-08; 9112)

Used People (Die Herbstzeitlosen, 1991-USA; R: Beeban Kidron, B: Todd Graff, K: David Watkin, M: Rachel Portman, D: Shirley MacLaine * Kathy Bates: Bibby * Jessica Tandy & Marcello Mastroianni) 109/15m-Komödie (Bühnenstück The Grandma Plays von Todd Graff, 1988) (09-11; 9212)

A Home of Our Own (Wilde Kastanien, 1992-USA; R: Tony Bill, B: Patrick Sheane Duncan, K: Jean Lépine, M: Michael Convertino, D: Kathy Bates: Frances Lacey ° Edward Furlong, Soon-Tek Oh) 104m-Familiendrama (10-12; 9311)

North (North, 1993-USA; R: Rob Reiner, B: Alan Zweibel, Andrew Scheinman, K: Adam Greenberg, M: Marc Shaiman, D: Elijah Wood ° Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates: Alaskan mom, Faith Ford, Graham Greene, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Reba McEntire, John Ritter, Abe Vigoda & Bruce Willis) 88m-Komödie (Roman von Alan Zweibel, 1984) (05-08; 9407)

Curse of the Starving Class (Der Fluch der hungernden Klasse, 1994-USA; R: J. Michael McClary, B: Bruce Beresford, K: Dick/Richard Quinlan, M: John Bryant & Frank Hames, D: James Woods * Kathy Bates: Ella Tate, Randy Quaid, Henry Thomas & Louis Gossett, Jr.) 102m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Sam Shepard, 1977) (01-02; R#33194; 9410 > limited release | 9502 > TV)

Dolores Claiborne (1994-USA * Taylor Hackford ... Dolores Claiborne) (Roman von Stephen King) (04-07; 9503)

Angus (Angus - voll cool, 1994-USA; R: Patrick Read Johnson, B: Jill Gordon, K: Alexander Gruszynski, M: David Russo, D: George C. Scott, Chris Owen, Ariana Richards, Anna Thomson & Charlie Talbert & Kathy Bates: Meg Bethune) 89/93m-Teenagerkomödie (Kurzgeschichte von Chris Crutcher, 1989) (10-12; 9509)

Diabolique (1995-USA * Jeremiah Chechik ... Shirley Vogel) (Roman von Pierre Boileau & Thomas Narcejac) (07-10; 9603)

The War at Home (The War at Home, 1995-USA; R: Emilio Estevez, B: James Duff, K: Peter Levy, M: Basil Poledouris, D: Kathy Bates: Maurine Collier * Martin Sheen * Kimberly Williams * Emilio Estevez) 123m-Drama (Bühnenstück Homefront von James Duff, 1984) (10-12; 9611)

Amy Foster (1996-GB * Beeban Kidron ... Miss Swaffer) (09-11; 9805)

Titanic (Titanic, 1996/97-USA; R+B: James Cameron, K: Russell Carpenter, M: James Horner, D: Leonardo DiCaprio ° Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates: Molly Brown, Frances Fisher, Bernard Hill, Jonathan Hyde, Danny Nucci, David Warner & Bill Paxton) 194m-Katastrophenepos (09-03; 9712)

Primary Colors (1997-USA * Mike Nichols ... Libby Holden) (Roman von Anonymous=Joe Klein) (05-08; 9803)

The Waterboy (Waterboy - Der Typ mit dem Wasserschaden, 1998-USA; R: Frank Coraci, B: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler, K: Steven Bernstein, M: Alan Pasqua, D: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates: Mama Boucher, Fairuza Balk, Jerry Reed & Henry Winkler) 90m-Sportkomödie (01-03; 9811)

Unconditional Love (Wer tötete Victor Fox?, 1999/00-USA; R: P.J. Hogan, B: Jocelyn Moorhouse, P.J. Hogan, K: Remi Adefarasin, M: James Newton Howard, D: Kathy Bates: Grace Beasley * Rupert Everett) 124m-Schwarze Komödie (10-05; 0208-GB)

American Outlaws (American Outlaws, 2000-USA; R: Les Mayfield, B: Roderick Taylor, John Rogers, K: Russell Boyd, M: Trevor Rabin, D: Colin Farrell ° Scott Caan ° Ali Larter, Gabriel Macht, Gregory Smith, Harris Yulin, Will McCormack, Kathy Bates: Ma James, Timothy Dalton) 94m-Western (07-10; 0108)

Dragonfly (2000/01-USA * Tom Shadyac ... Mrs. Belmont) (11-03; 0202)

Love Liza (Love Liza, 2001-USA; R: Todd Louiso, B: Gordy Hoffman, K: Lisa Rinzler, M: Jim O'Rourke, D: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Kehler, Sarah Koskoff, Stephen Tobolowsky & Kathy Bates: Mary Ann Bankhead) 90m-Tragikomödie (01-?; 0212 > limited release)

About Schmidt (Jack Nicholson ist Schmidt, 2001-USA; R: Alexander Payne, B: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, K: James Glennon, M: Rolfe Kent, D: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney & Kathy Bates: Roberta Hertzel) 124m-Tragikomödie (Roman von Louis Begley, 1996) (03-05; 0212)

Around the World in 80 Days (2003-USA/GB/D/IRL * Frank Coraci ... Queen Victoria) (Roman von Jules Verne) (03-06; 0407)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey / El puente de San Luis Rey / Le pont du roi Saint-Louis (2003-GB/E/F; R+B: Mary McGuckian, K: Javier Aguirresarobe, M: Lalo Schifrin, D: F. Murray Abraham * Kathy Bates: Doña María * Gabriel Byrne * Geraldine Chaplin * Robert De Niro * Emilie Dequenne * Adriana Dominguez * Harvey Keitel * Samuel Le Bihan * Pilar Lopez de Ayala * John Lynch * Dominique Pinon * Mark Polish * Michael Polish * Jim Sheridan) 120m-Drama (Roman von Thornton Wilder, 1927) (04-06; 0412-E)

Little Black Book (Die Ex-Freundinnen meines Freundes, 2003-USA; R: Nick Hurran, B: Melissa Carter, Elisa Bell, K: Theo van de Sande, M: Christophe Beck, D: Brittany Murphy, Holly Hunter, Ron Livingston, Julianne Nicholson & Kathy Bates: Kippie Kann) 107m-Romantische Komödie (08-10; 0408)

Relative Strangers (Relative Strangers - Eltern und andere Katastrophen, 2004-USA; R: Greg Glienna, B: Greg Glienna, Peter Stass, K: Tim Suhrstedt, M: David Kitay, D: Danny DeVito * Kathy Bates: Agnes Menure * Ron Livingston * Neve Campbell) 86m-Komödie (09-?; 0801-E)

Bonneville (Bonneville - Reise ins Glück, 2005-USA; R: Christopher N. Rowley, B: Daniel D. Davis, K: Jeffrey L. Kimball, M: Jeff Cardoni, D: Jessica Lange * Kathy Bates: Margene Cunningham * Joan Allen) 93m-Tragikomödie (Herbst > 2 Monate; 0802, NY)

Failure to Launch (Zum Ausziehen verführt, 2005-USA; R: Tom Dey, B: Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, K: Claudio Miranda, M: Rolfe Kent, D: Matthew McConaughey * Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw & Kathy Bates: Sue) 97m-Liebeskomödie (05-?; 0603)

Fred Claus (Die Gebrüder Weihnachtsmann, 2006/07-USA; R: David Dobkin, B: Dan Fogelman, K: Remi Adefarasin, M: Christophe Beck, D: Vince Vaughn * Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, John Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Banks & Rachel Weisz & Kathy Bates: Mutter Claus & Kevin Spacey) 108/16m-Komödie (10-02; 0711)

P.S. I Love You (2006/07-USA * Richard LaGravenese ... Patricia) (Roman von Cecelia Ahern) (11-?; 0712)

Revolutionary Road (2007-USA/GB * Sam Mendes ... Helen Givings) (Roman von Richard Yates) (05-08; 0812)

Personal Effects (Personal Effects * Gemeinsam stärker - Personal Effects, 2007/08-USA; R+B: David Hollander, K: Elliot Davis, M: Jóhann Jóhannsson, D: Michelle Pfeiffer * Ashton Kutcher & Kathy Bates: Gloria, Spencer Hudson) 106/10m-Liebesdrama (Kurzgeschichte von Rick Moody) (11-01; 1008-E)

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2007/08-USA * Scott Derrickson ... Regina Jackson) (12-03; 0812)

The Family That Preys (2008-USA; R+B: Tyler Perry, K: Toyomichi Kurita, M: Aaron Zigman, D: Alfre Woodard ° Sanaa Lathan ° Rockmond Dunbar ° KaDee Strickland ° Cole Hauser ° Taraji P. Henson ° Robin Givens ° Tyler Perry & Kathy Bates: Charlotte Cartwright) 111m-Drama (03-?; 0809)

Chéri (2008-GB/F/D * Stephen Frears ... Mme Peloux) (zwei Romane von Colette) (04-08; 0904)

You May Not Kiss the Bride (Küssen verboten! - Honeymoon mit Hindernissen, 2009-USA; R+B: Rob Hedden, K: Russ Alsobrook, M: Geoff Zanelli, D: Dave Annable * Katharine McPhee * Rob Schnieder * Mena Suvari & Kathy Bates: Bryans Mutter) 100m-Komödie (03-04; 1209 > limited release)

The Blind Side (Blind Side - Die große Chance, 2009-USA; R+B: John Lee Hancock, K: Alar Kivilo, M: Carter Burwell, D: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron & Kathy Bates: Miss Sue) 128m-Sportdrama (Buch von Michael Lewis, 2006) (04-?; 0911)

Valentine's Day (2009-USA * Garry Marshall ... Susan) (07-09; 1002)

A Little Bit of Heaven (2010-USA * Nicole Kassell ... Beverly Corbett) (1205)

Midnight in Paris (2010-E/USA * Woody Allen ... Gertrude Stein) (1105)

Tammy (Tammy, 2013-USA; R: Ben Falcone, B: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, K: Russ Alsobrook, M: Michael Andrews, D: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Allison Janney, Gary Cole & Dan Aykroyd & Kathy Bates: Lenore) 96m-Komödie (05-?; 1407)

Boychoir (Der Chor - Stimmen des Herzens, 2014-USA; R: François Girard, B: Ben Ripley, K: David Franco, M: Brian Byrne, D: Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates: Schulleiterin, Eddie Izzard, Kevin McHale, Joe West, River Alexander, Sam Poon, Dante Soriano, Erica Piccininni, Grant Venable, Garrett Wareing & Josh Lucas & Debra Winger) 103m-Drama (02-03; 1504)

The Great Gilly Hopkins (Gilly Hopkins - Eine wie keine, 2014-USA; R: Stephen Herek, B: David Paterson, K: David M. Dunlap, M: Mark Isham, D: Sophie Nélisse ° Kathy Bates: Maime Trotter ° Julia Stiles) 99m-Drama (Kinderbuch von Katherine Paterson, 1978) (04-06; 1610)

Complete Unknown (Complete Unknown - Du bist, wer du vorgibst zu sein, 2015-USA/GB; R: Joshua Marston, B: Joshua Marston, Julian Sheppard, K: Christos Voudouris, M: Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans, D: Rachel Weisz * Michael Shannon, Danny Glover & Kathy Bates: Nina) 91m-Thrillerdrama (03-04; 1608)

The Boss (The Boss, 2015-USA; R: Ben Falcone, B: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Steve Mallory, K: Julio Macat, M: Christopher Lennertz, D: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Kathy Bates: Ida Marquette, Tyler Labine & Peter Dinklage) 99m-Komödie (03-05; 1604)

Bad Santa 2 (Bad Santa 2, 2016-USA; R: Mark Waters, B: Johnny Rosenthal, Shauna Cross, K: Theo van de Sande, M: Lyle Workman, D: Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates: Sunny Soke, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly, Ryan Hansen, Jenny Zigrino, Jeff Skowron, Mike Starr) 92m-Schwarze Krimikomödie (01-?; 1611)

Krystal (Krystal, 2016-USA; R: William H. Macy, B: Will Aldis, K: Adam Silver, M: Dan Romer, D: Rosario Dawson, Nick Robinson, Tip 'T.I.' Harris=T.I., Grant Gustin, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Jacob Latimore, Rick Fox & William Fichtner & Kathy Bates: Vera Greenwood) 93m-Drama (04-05; 1804)

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2016-17-CDN/GB; R: Xavier Dolan, B: Xavier Dolan, Jacob Tierney, K: André Turpin, M: Gabriel Yared, D: Kit Harington, Natalie Portman, Jacob Tremblay, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates: Barbara Haggermaker, Thandie Newton, Ben Schnetzer, Amara Karan, Chris Zylka, Jared Keeso, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Gadon & Michael Gambon) 123m-Drama (07-09.16 + 03-05.17; 1908)

On the Basis of Sex (Die Berufung - Ihr Kampf für Gerechtigkeit, 2017-USA; R: Mimi Leder, B: Daniel Stiepleman, K: Michael Grady, M: Mychael Danna, D: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny & Sam Waterston & Kathy Bates: Dorothy Kenyon) 120m-Biopicdrama (09-11; 1812)

The Highwaymen (The Highwaymen, 2018-USA; R: John Lee Hancock, B: John Fusco, K: John Schwartzman, M: Thomas Newman, D: Kevin Costner ° Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates: Miriam "Ma" Ferguson, John Carroll Lynch, Kim Dickens, Thomas Mann, William Sadler) 132m-Krimi (02-04; 1903 > limited release)


Rumor Has It... (Wo die Liebe hinfällt..., 2004-USA * Rob Reiner ... uncredited appearance als Tante Mitzi) (0512)

AWARDS

Academy Award / Oscar (beste Hauptdarstellerin) für Misery (1991)

Golden Globe (beste Darstellerin - Kategorie Drama) für Misery (1991)

Screen Actors Guild Award (Nebendarstellerin) für Primary Colors (1991)

National Board of Review Award (beste Nebendarstellerin) für About Schmidt (2002]

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