Actress | Director | Soundtrack
Daughter of Langdon (1900-1989), born in the state of Tennessee, and Bertye (née Talbert) Bates (1907-1997), born in the state of South Carolina.
It's a gift to remember my mother's voice as she read to me when I was a child. I loved to rest my head against her side and feel her voice resonating through her ribs. It seemed to me like I was putting my ear to an instrument being played.
Often portrays kind-hearted or cold-hearted characters
Kathleen Doyle Bates
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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