Actress | Director | Soundtrack
Her performance as Annie Wilkes in Misery (1990) is ranked #77 on Premiere magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
[Excerpt from her 1991 Academy Award acceptance speech] I'd like to thank Jimmy Caan, and apologize publicly for the ankles.
Often portrays kind-hearted or cold-hearted characters
Kathleen Doyle Bates
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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