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Kathy Bates

  • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Birthday: June 28

Award-winning actress Kathy Bates can currently be seen on the popular FX anthology series American Horror Story. She won her second Emmy for her role as Madame Delphine LaLaurie in the third season, American Horror Story: Coven, and then appeared as Ethel Darling in American Horror Story: Freak Show. 

Award-winning actress Kathy Bates can currently be seen on the popular FX anthology series American Horror Story. She won her second Emmy for her role as Madame Delphine LaLaurie in the third season, American Horror Story: Coven, and then appeared as Ethel Darling in American Horror Story: Freak Show. 

Bates won her first Emmy for a 2012 guest appearance on Two and a Half Men. She also starred as Harry on critically-acclaimed NBC drama Harry's Law. Six Feet Under fans recognize the esteemed thesp as recurring character Bettina on that program. 

Bates won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance as Annie Wilkes in the feature film Misery and played the role of the Queen of Hearts in Syfy miniseries Alice.

She appeared in such other features as Fried Green Tomatoes, Titanic, Primary Colors, About Schmidt, The Waterboy, The Blind Side and Midnight in Paris and guest-starred on several television programs. 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Wins13 Nominations

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie - 2015

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2014

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Kathy Bates, as Harriet Korn
  • Harry's Law
  • NBC
  • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with David E. Kelley Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Winner
  • Kathy Bates, as Charlie Harper
  • Two And A Half Men
  • CBS
  • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Kathy Bates, as Harriet Harry" Korn"
  • Harry's Law
  • NBC
  • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with David E. Kelley Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Kathy Bates, as Queen of Hearts
  • Alice
  • Syfy
  • A Reunion Pictures and Studio Eight Production in association with RHI Entertainment

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - 2000

  • Nominee
  • Kathy Bates, as Miss Hannigan
  • Annie
  • ABC

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 1999

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