Kathy Bates Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kathy Bates is an American actress and director who is popular for her stellar performances such as Annie Wilkes in Misery (1990), Molly Brown in Titanic (1997), Dolores Claiborne in Dolores Claiborne (1995), etc. She has more than 500k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Kathleen Doyle Bates

Nick Name

Kathy, Bobo

Sun Sign


Born Place

Memphis, Tennessee, United States




Bates attended White Station High School and graduated in 1965.

She graduated with a degree in theater from Southern Methodist University in 1969.

She studied acting at the William Esper Studio in Manhattan.


Actress, Director


  • Father – Langdon Bates (Mechanical Engineer)
  • Mother – Bertye Talbert (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Patricia Bates (Older Sister), Mary Bates (Older Sister)




5 ft 3 in or 160 cm


62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kathy has dated –

  1. Tony Campisi (1978-1997) – She married fellow actor Tony Campisi in April 1991. However, they got divorced in 1997.

Race / Ethnicity


She has English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Cornish ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

However, her hair has turned salt-and-pepper due to her advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Short stature

Kathy Bates Favorite Things

  • Films – To Kill a Mockingbird, Meet Joe Black

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Kathy Bates Facts

  1. She is frequently mistaken for comedienne and actress, .
  2. She received an Oscar for ‘Best Actress’ for her portrayal of Annie Wilkes in the horror film, Misery (1990).
  3. Kathy successfully recovered from ovarian cancer in 2003. Moreover, she underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012.
  4. Her character of Annie Wilkes was ranked as the 17th most historic villain in AFI‘s list of ‘100 Years…100 Heroes & Villains’ in 2003.
  5. Her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard, California in September 2016.

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Facts of Kathy Bates

  • full nameKathy Bates
  • Date of Birth June 28, 1948
  • Age 75 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • weight62 kg
  • height5 ft 3 in

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