Kathy Bates Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th October 2015

Quote: "I decided when I die, it's going to be Kathy 'Misery' Bates." Kathy Bates wants to be remembered for her Oscar-winning role as Annie Wilkes in 1990 film Misery.

26th August 2015

Quote: "We’ve shot one scene together. She walked past me and literally had one line, and it just scared the s**t out of me. She’s really throwing herself in this." Oscar winner Kathy Bates is impressed with her American Horror Story: Hotel castmate Lady GaGa.

31st October 2014

Quote: "I actually shared some dope with her last year. I was with Melissa MCCarthy and we were shooting Tammy and I was staying at Susan's house... and she had some good s**t." Actress Kathy Bates on smoking pot with fellow Oscar winner Susan Sarandon.

30th March 2014

Fact: Fans of Fantastic Four star Michael Chiklis are in for a fright - he's joined the cast of Tv drama American Horror Story. The actor will play the ex-husband of Kathy Bates' character in the upcoming fourth season of the anthology series, titled Freak Show.

16th September 2013

Fact: Actress Kathy Bates has her old friend Jessica Lange to thank for landing her a role on the third season of American Horror Story after asking the Big Fish star to lobby producer/creator Ryan Murphy for a job.

5th March 2013

Quote: "Kathy Bates was very hot... I had a crush on her, I swear to God. She's smoking." Actor Billy Zane fell for his Titanic co-star on the set.

27th February 2013

Fact: Misery star Kathy Bates is heading back to horror - she is set to sign a deal to star in Ryan Murphy's hit U.S. show American Horror Story. Bates will reportedly play Jessica Lange's nemesis in the show's third season.

5th October 2012

Tweet: "One little tweet to tell you all I am Laying Low. Recuperating. My prayers for all us cancer survivors tweeting here & to our family circles". Veteran star Kathy Bates updates fans about her health progress after revealing she underwent a double mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis earlier this year (12).

7th March 2011

Quote: "My secret wish is to replace Steve Carell." Kathy Bates dreams of turning her guest role on TV hit The Office into a permanent gig once leading man Carell leaves the cast.

1st February 2011

Quote: "TV's hard. Up (at) 5.30, work until 8pm. A 12-hour turn-around. No days off. Come home, learn lines. Weekends, learn lines. And playing a lawyer means studying complex closing arguments. 'Til I got my legs under me and got up to speed, I found the beginning very difficult." Oscar winner Kathy Bates struggled with her heavy workload when she first began filming new legal drama HARRY'S LAW.

28th January 2011

Quote: "I went all over the country last year... I found Tom Sawyer RV Park (in Memphis) right on the Mississippi river. You can just sit there and watch the barges go by. It's beautiful." Actress Kathy Bates considers herself an "RV enthusiast".

24th September 2007

Fact: MISERY star Kathy Bates is to be honoured with the Mary Pickford Award at the 12th annual Satellite Awards in Los Angeles in December (07). The honour is among the highest accolades an actor or actress can receive.

9th May 2006

Fact: Robert Duvall was originally cast to play Kathy Bates' husband in new Matthew Mcconaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker romantic comedy FAILURE TO LAUNCH. He was replaced by American football legend TERRY BRADSHAW.

28th August 2005

Fact: <p>46 pigs are playing WILBUR, the porcine star of new live action family film Charlotte's Web. The movie stars Dakota Fanning and features the voices of Julia Roberts, Kathy Bates and John Cleese. </p>

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