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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.
I was never an ingénue. I've always just been a character actor. When I was younger, it was a real problem, because I was never pretty enough. It was hard, not just for the lack of work, but because you have to face up to how people are looking at ...
Often portrays kind-hearted or cold-hearted characters
Kathleen Doyle Bates
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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