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Kathy Bates

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28, 1948
Memphis, TN
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28, 1948 (age 72)
Memphis, TN


Actress whose films include About SchmidtThe Blind SideTitanic and The Late Shift. She received a massive fan base for her performance as a disturbed nurse in the film version of the Stephen King's novel Misery. She also plays Ethel Darling in FX's American Horror Story. 

Before Fame

She joined a sorority at Southern Methodist University. She debuted in the 1971 film Taking Off. 


She has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards for her TV work and made a cameo appearance in The Stand.

Family Life

She was married to Tony Campisi from 1991 to 1997.

Associated With

She starred alongside James Caan in Misery.