Kathy Bates

Biography

An American actress and director. After several small roles in film and television, Bates rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe. She followed this with major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolo...

74 titles Acting Directing

6.1

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

2019 · Barbara Haggermaker

The Highwaymen

2019 · Ma Ferguson

5.0

Krystal

2018 · Vera

5.7

On the Basis of Sex

2018 · Dorothy Kenyon

5.6

Bad Santa 2

2016 · Sunny Soke

5.4

Complete Unknown

2016 · Nina

5.4

The Boss

2016 · Ida Marquette

6.4

The Great Gilly Hopkins

2015 · Maime Trotter

4.9

Tammy

2014 · Lenore

6.7

Boychoir

2014 · Headmistress

6.3

A Little Bit of Heaven

2011 · Beverly Corbett

5.4

You May Not Kiss the Bride

2011 · Bryan's Mother

7.7

Midnight in Paris

2011 · Gertrude Stein

5.7

Valentine's Day

2010 · Susan Milton

6.2

Cheri Chéri

2009 · Madame Peloux

7.7

The Blind Side

2009 · Miss Sue

5.4

The Family That Preys

2008 · Charlotte Cartwright

5.5

The Day the Earth Stood Still

2008 · Regina Jackson

7.3

Revolutionary Road

2008 · Mrs. Helen Givings

5.6

Fred Claus

2007 · Mother Claus

6.1

The Golden Compass

2007 · Hester (voice)

6.1

Bee Movie

2007 · Janet Benson (voice)

7.1

P.S. I Love You

2007 · Patricia

5.3

Christmas Is Here Again

2007 · Miss Dowdy

6.3

Charlotte's Web

2006 · Bitsy the Cow (voice)

4.4

Guilty Hearts

2006 · The Judge

5.6

Failure to Launch

2006 · Sue

5.3

Relative Strangers

2006 · Agnes Menure

6.2

Bonneville

2006 · Margene

5.7

Ambulance Girl

2005 · Jane Stern

5.9

Around the World in 80 Days

2004 · Queen Victoria

5.3

Little Black Book

2004 · Kippie Kann

5.1

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

2004 · The Marquesa

7.0

Love Liza

2002 · Mary Ann Bankhead

7.2

About Schmidt

2002 · Roberta Hertzel

6.1

My Sister's Keeper

2002 · Christine Chapman

6.1

Dragonfly

2002 · Mrs. Belmont

6.9

Unconditional Love

2002 · Grace Beasley

6.4

Rat Race

2001 · The Squirrel Lady

6.0

American Outlaws

2001 · Ma James

6.2

Bruno

2000 · Mother Superior

6.7

Annie

1999 · Miss Agatha Hannigan

5.3

The Effects of Magic

1998 ·

6.9

Swept from the Sea

1998 · Miss Swaffer

6.1

The Waterboy

1998 · Mama Boucher

6.7

Primary Colors

1998 · Libby Holden

7.8

Titanic

1997 · Molly Brown

5.4

Diabolique

1996 · Det. Shirley Vogel

6.9

The Late Shift

1996 · Helen Kushnick

5.9

The West Side Waltz

1995 · Mr. Goo

6.7

Angus

1995 · Meg Bethune

7.4

Dolores Claiborne

1995 · Dolores Claiborne

4.4

North

1994 · Alaskan Mom

6.0

Curse of the Starving Class

1994 · Ella Tate

7.1

A Home of Our Own

1993 · Frances Lacey

6.1

Used People

1992 · Bibby Berman

7.0

Hostages

1992 · Peggy Say

5.6

Prelude to a Kiss

1992 · Leah Blier

6.8

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

1991 · Hazel Quarrier

7.7

Fried Green Tomatoes

1991 · Evelyn Couch

7.8

The Road to Mecca

1991 · Elsa Barlow

6.7

Shadows and Fog

1991 · Prostitute

6.1

Dick Tracy

1990 · Mrs. Green

7.8

Misery

1990 · Anne Marie ("Annie") Wilkes

6.5

White Palace

1990 · Rosemary

6.7

Men Don't Leave

1990 · Lisa Coleman

4.2

High Stakes

1989 · Jill

6.8

No Place Like Home

1989 · Bonnie Cooper

4.4

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

1988 · Mrs. Canby

4.8

Summer Heat

1987 · Ruth

6.1

My Best Friend Is a Vampire

1987 · Helen Blake

7.2

Murder Ordained

1987 · Bobbi Birk

6.0

The Morning After

1986 · Cat-Hating Artist

7.4

Straight Time

1978 · Selma Darin

7.4

Taking Off

1971 · Audition Singer

2 titles Acting Directing

5.7

Ambulance Girl

2005 · Director

6.4

Dash and Lilly

1999 · Director