Shirley Maclaine will be among the celebrity guests saluting the Misery actress when she unveils her plaque on Hollywood Boulevard in front of the fabled Chinese Theatre on 20 September (16).

News of Kathy's latest honour comes just days after she fought back proud tears as she hit the stage as part of the Stand Up To Cancer telecast in the U.S. on Friday night (09Sep16).

Bates is currently filming the sixth season of American Horror Story and she is also in pre-production on Netflix’s new series, Disjointed - a pot-themed workplace comedy created by Chuck Lorre.