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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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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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 Midnight In Paris Movie, Actor - Gert
2011 Harry's Law TV Show Series, Actor - Harriet "Harry" Korn

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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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First Look: Kathy Bates Checks in to Mike & Molly

American Horror Story: Coven's Kathy Bates is bringing misery to CBS's Mike & Molly on the March 17 episode when she guest stars as Kay, an old buddy of Molly's grouchy mother-in-law, Peggy. read more

Keck's Exclusives: Kathy Bates to Visit Mike & Molly

With Melissa McCarthy's Mike & Molly character now pursuing a career as an author, what better time to introduce a little Misery into her life? The CBS sitcom has booked Kathy Bates to play Molly's new pal, Kay McKinnon, in an upcoming episode. 

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FX Orders Fourth Installment of American Horror Story

FX has scared up more American Horror Story. The networked has ordered a fourth installment of 13 episodes.

"Put simply, Ryan Murphy is a master television producer," John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions, said. "Time and time again he reinvents the form...Every year, they create a riveting and brilliant new miniseries.  AHS: Coven is the best yet, and I have no doubt that the next installment will be even better."

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Inside the Spooky New American Horror Story: Coven

Forget eye of newt. With a record-breaking premiere audience of 5.5 million viewers, Coven, the witch-centric third season of FX's American Horror Story franchise, is casting a spell on viewers. And no wonder: It's campy, creepy and "the cast is completely off the hook," says executive producer Tim Minear, who sums up the show's ability to attract major... read more

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