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Melissa McCarthy inspired Kathy Bates to join the cast of 'Tammy'

Melissa McCarthy inspired Kathy Bates to join the cast of 'Tammy'

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) --Kathy Bates says Melissa McCarthy's "clever, wonderful and physical" comedic talent is "the main reason" she joined the cast of "Tammy."
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Michael Chiklis tapped for 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Michael Chiklis tapped for 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

March 29 (UPI) -- Michael Chiklis joins Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates and Angela Basset in fourth season of "American Horror Story."
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Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- British film and stage director Sam Mendes is to be presented with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre next month in New York.
Kathy Bates slams NBC for treatment of 'Harry's Law'

Kathy Bates slams NBC for treatment of 'Harry's Law'

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kathy Bates said NBC's treatment of her canceled show, "Harry's Law," and its viewers was disrespectful.

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Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- Emma Roberts is in talks to join the cast of "American Horror Story" for the supernatural drama's third season, TVLine reported.
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Bates confirmed for 'American Horror Story: Coven' role

Bates confirmed for 'American Horror Story: Coven' role

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- The subtitle of Season 3 of "American Horror Story" will be "Coven," the anthology show's creator Ryan Murphy has announced.
Kathy Bates may join 'Horror Story' cast for Season 3

Kathy Bates may join 'Horror Story' cast for Season 3

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates is in talks to play the nemesis of fellow Oscar-winner Jessica Lange's character on TV's "American Horror Story" for Season 3, TVLine said.
Kathy Bates battling breast cancer

Kathy Bates battling breast cancer

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress and ovarian cancer survivor Kathy Bates told People.com she was diagnosed with breast cancer several weeks ago.
'Downton Abbey,' 'Girls,' 'Mad Men' earn Emmy nods

'Downton Abbey,' 'Girls,' 'Mad Men' earn Emmy nods

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (UPI) -- "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland" and "Mad Men" were nominated for the Best Drama Emmy in Los Angeles Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 28, 2012.
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Bates quietly battled ovarian cancer in '03

Bates quietly battled ovarian cancer in '03

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Kathy Bates says she kept her battle with ovarian cancer quiet in 2003 because she felt it was something she needed to face on her own.
Bates to play Charlie's ghost on 'Men'

Bates to play Charlie's ghost on 'Men'

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Kathy Bates is to guest star as the ghost of Charlie Harper on an upcoming episode of the U.S. sitcom "Two and a Half Men," CBS said.
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Actress Kathy Bates poses at the New York premiere of her new film "The Day the Earth Stood Still" at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square theater in New York on December 9, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates (born June 28, 1948) is 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 Dolores Claiborne (1995), before playing a featured role as Margaret "Molly" Brown in Titanic (1997). During this time, she began her directing career, primarily in television.

Bates received a Tony Award nomination for her 1983 performance in the Broadway play 'night, Mother. She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in Primary Colors (1998), for which she also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for About Schmidt (2002). Her television work has resulted in eight Emmy Award nominations.

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