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"I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play - a different kind of role, a different type of character, a different time period."

Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she has appeared on stage, television and film. She tends to play a broad spectrum of characters, but seems to tend toward Apron Matron characters as of late. Her breakout role was Annie Wilkes in Stephen King's Misery, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Appearances in American Horror Story


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