Kathy Bates

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  • Birth Name: Kathleen Doyle Bates
  • Birth Place: Memphis, TN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/28/1948, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; director
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FX Announces a Premiere Date for American Horror Story: Freak Show

It's time to let your freak flag fly!

Freak Show, the fourth installment of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story anthology series, will debut...read more

VIDEO: Kathy Bates on Her Personal Ties to American Horror Story: Freak Show

For American Horror Story: Freak Show star Kathy Bates, getting to explore the creepy world of the show is a dream come true.

"I remember going to the fair when I was a kid, and I always wanted to go into freak show [but] my parents would never let me," she says in the video below. "So it was this mysterious place I never saw when I was growing up."

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American Horror Story Adds Fargo’s John Carroll Lynch as Freak Show Villain

John Carroll Lynch has joined the cast of American Horror Story to play the villain in Freak Show, the upcoming fourth installment of FX's anthology series.

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PaleyFest 2013: Kathy Bates On Joining the Cast
American Outlaws: Boys, We're Famous
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Tammy Movie, Actor - Lenore
2013 American Horror Story TV Show Series, Actor - Delphine LaLaurie
2012 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Harry's Law TV Show Series, Actor - Harriet "Harry" Korn
2011 Midnight In Paris Movie, Actor - Gert

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Wes Bentley Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show

From American Beauty to American Horror Story!

Wes Bentley has joined the cast of Freak Show, the fourth installment in FX's horror series, TVGuide.com has confirmed. read more

Michael Chiklis Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show

Michael Chiklis has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Chiklis surprised Horror Story fans by joining the cast on stage during Friday's PaleyFest panel.

"[This is] somebody who I have loved for many, many years and courted for many, many years and we finally found the right role for him," executive producer Ryan Murphy said before the actor came out on stage. "He's playing... read more

American Horror Story Season 4 Title Revealed

Get ready for American Horror Story: Freak Show!

After a writer revealed last week that the fourth season would take place at a carnival, creator Ryan Murphy tweeted the official name of the next installment on Monday. 

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Monday TV: Lorre's Ladies (Mom & Molly), Dancing Returns

On this day most readily associated with the Wearing of the Green, consider a TV industry green with envy at the success of Chuck Lorre's comedy empire on CBS, which renewed all of his current series last week, led by the terrific and tremendously popular The Big Bang Theory (a powerhouse providing a clout that helps explain why the beyond-past-its-prime Two and a Half Men also made the cut). Lorre's two Monday comedies, anchored by strong female performances, are also back next season — and that's especially good news for fans (including me) of the underperforming, underrated Mom, with its sensational mother-daughter tag team of Allison Janney and Anna Faris as Bonnie and Christy, two generations of recovering addicts raising a family against powerful odds.

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Exclusive Mike & Molly Sneak Peek: Kathy Bates Becomes BFFs with Molly

Kathy Bates is bringing joy — not misery — to Mike & Molly.

20 SNL stars you've forgotten

The Oscar winner guest-stars on Monday's episode (9/8c, CBS) as Kay, the ...
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