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Kathy Bates
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Tony Campisi (1991 - 1997) (divorced)

Attended Southern Methodist University, majoring in Theatre.

Her two older sisters appeared briefly in Primary Colors (1998).

Graduated from White Station High in Memphis, TN.

Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

Revenge can be very sweet: The role of the plain, dumpy waitress in the play "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" was written specifically for this pleasantly plain-looking, slightly dumpy actress, who played it to perfection. But when it came time to do the movie, Bates was passed over for the glamorous Michelle Pfeiffer. So, instead, she played the psychotic nurse in Misery (1990) and won a Best Actress Oscar, while Frankie and Johnny crashed and burned at the box office. Though primarily a stage actress, Bates has made film appearances since the 1970s, with small roles in such pictures as Straight Time (1978), Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982), Summer Heat (1987), Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988), Men Don't Leave, Dick Tracy and White Palace (all 1990). In 1991 she snagged two plum roles: that of the fanatical Christian fundamentalist stuck in the Amazon in At Play in the Fields of the Lord and the downtrodden Southern housewife who enjoys a special relationship with an older woman (Jessica Tandy) in Fried Green Tomatoes In 1992 she joined Tandy again, along with superstars Shirley MacLaine and Marcello Mastroianni, in Used People Bates, like many of her contemporaries, affects a natural acting style, never allowing artifice to get in the way of emotional honesty.

Kathy Bates stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Misery 1990 With Jessica 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Dick Tracy 1990 Midnight Sneak Preview at Showcase Orange 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Prelude to a Kiss 1992 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Fried Green Tomatoes 1992 Don't Remember 0000-00-00 **** 1/2
Primary Colors 1998 Branford Hoyts 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Unconditional Love 2002 w/ Family on DVD 2004-03-13 *** 1/2
About Schmidt 2002 w/ Suzy at Showcase Orange 2003-03-14 *** 1/2
Little Black Book 2004 family on DVD 2005-01-22 *
Rumor Has It... 2005 family on DVD 2006-06-24 ** 1/2
Failure To Launch 2006 family on DVD 2006-08-25 ***
The Golden Compass 2007 Suzy and Hanna 2008-03-28 ***
Fred Claus 2007 Family 2008-12-12 **
The Blind Side 2009 Family 2010-02-27 ** 1/2
Midnight in Paris 2011 Suzy and Hanna 2012-01-14 ***
Tammy 2014 Suzy 2015-02-15 **
When Marnie Was There 2015 Suzy and Hanna 2016-01-23 ***
The Great Gilly Hopkins 2015 Suzy and Hanna 2017-02-25 *** 1/2
On the Basis of Sex 2018 Anne Balay and Hanna 2019-03-30 ***