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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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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.
Clooney, Pitt to be SAG Award presenters

Clooney, Pitt to be SAG Award presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates, George Clooney, Jessica Chastain and Ben Kingsley are to be presenters at this weekend's Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
Women critics hail 'The Help,' 'Iron Lady'

Women critics hail 'The Help,' 'Iron Lady'

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- America's Women Film Critics Circle declared "The Help" the Best Movie About Women in 2011 and its star Viola Davis the year's Best Actress.
'Family,' '30 Rock' lead TV SAG nods

'Family,' '30 Rock' lead TV SAG nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- "Modern Family" dominated with five nods when the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced Wednesday.
Hollywood buzz: Gervais to join 'Office'?

Hollywood buzz: Gervais to join 'Office'?

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Comedian Ricky Gervais may be in the mix to replace Steve Carell on NBC's "The Office," Showbiz411.com said Saturday.
Brody, Pill join cast of Woody Allen film

Brody, Pill join cast of Woody Allen film

NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- Adrien Brody and Alison Pill have joined the cast of "Midnight in Paris," a film to shoot in France this summer, U.S. writer-director Woody Allen said Tuesday.
NBC orders fourth season of 'Chuck'

NBC orders fourth season of 'Chuck'

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- NBC says it has renewed its U.S. action-comedy series "Chuck," starring Zachary Levi, for a fourth season.
Allen reveals details about upcoming film

Allen reveals details about upcoming film

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Woody Allen said the romantic comedy he plans to shoot this summer in France will be called "Midnight in Paris."
Past winners to be Oscar presenters

Past winners to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 1 (UPI) -- Past Oscar winners Kathy Bates, Barbra Streisand and Charlize Theron have signed on to be presenters at Sunday's 82nd Academy Awards show in Los Angeles.
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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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