Know interesting facts about Kathy Bates
On June 28, 1948, actress and director Kathleen Doyle Bates was born in the US. Over the course of her career, which has spanned more than five decades, she has received numerous awards, including an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards. She has also received nominations for a Tony Award and two British Academy Film Awards. Bates struggled to find acting work after moving to New York City and took on a number of odd jobs and small theatrical parts. She had previously worked as a cashier at the Museum of Modern Art. Bates was given a brief role in the 1971 Milo Forman comedy Taking Off as “Bobo Bates.”
Kathy Bates life and career
Bates had a guest appearance in the 2012 Two and a Half Men episode “Why We Gave Up Women.” Bates won a Primetime Emmy for her contribution. Since 2013, Bates has been a member of the American Horror Story series. She has appeared in all four seasons of the programme. In a video created by the Human Rights Campaign in June 2016 as a tribute to the victims, Bates and other people shared the stories of the people who lost their lives in the Orlando nightclub shooting.
Bates has battled ovarian cancer ever since receiving a diagnosis in 2003. In September 2012, she announced on Twitter that she had undergone a double mastectomy and had been given the all-clear for breast cancer two months earlier. Before making a supporting appearance as Molly Brown in Titanic (1997), which at the time had the highest box office ever, she first had big roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolores Claiborne (1995). Bates has received 14 Emmy nominations for her television work, including two for her starring part in Harry’s Law.
Only one marriage has Bates ever experienced. They were together for 12 years before she married Tony Campisi in 1991. The marriage lasted six years till 1997. Ovarian cancer was identified as Bates’s disease in 2003. She was successful in overcoming the sickness. In 2012, she tweeted to inform her followers that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Kathy Bates, an American actress and director, has a $20 million net worth. Bates is well known for her performances on both the big and small screens, having appeared in more than 120 film and television projects in addition to the Broadway productions of “Fifth of July” (1980), “Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean” (1982), and “night Mother” (1983–1984), for which she was nominated for a Tony Award.