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Bates, Kathy 1948-

Overview
Works: 556 works in 1,775 publications in 11 languages and 74,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Animated films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Children's films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Restager , Author, Other, Artist, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathy Bates
Titanic by Toby Jones( Visual )

87 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic."
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

94 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The Blind Side by Michael Lewis( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( Visual )

42 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better
Charlotte's web by Gary Winick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
About Schmidt by Louis Begley( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

100 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
P.S.I Love You by Hilary Swank( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Taylor Swift, Jamie Foxx, Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Hector Elizondo, Topher Grace, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, Taylor Lautner, George Lopez, Shirley Maclaine, Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramifications of Klaatu's claim that he is a "friend to the Earth." Now, she and her young stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her car, gotten fired from her job at a burger joint, and finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made-for-television film of the stage play, which tells the story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife
The boss( Visual )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry, is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget
Failure to Launch by Matt Ember( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't mean that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
The waterboy by Adam Sandler( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oddball mama's boy who lives to carry water for football players becomes a star when a coach discovers his hidden ferocity and channels it into gridiron greatness
 
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About Schmidt
Alternative Names
Bates, Bobo 1948-

Bates, Kathleen Doyle 1948-

Bates, Kathy

Bates, Kathy D. 1948-

Catharina Bates

Doyle-Bates, Kathleen

Kathy Bates Amerikaans actrice

Kathy Bates Amerikana nga aktres ken direktor

Kathy Bates amerikansk skuespiller og regissør

Kathy Bates amerykańska aktorka

Kathy Bates attrice e regista statunitense

Kathy Bates cinéaste américain

Kathy Bates director de cine estadounidense

Kathy Bates US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Kathy Bates yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä ja ohjaaja

Kathy Batesová americká herečka a režisérka

Keti Beyts

Κάθι Μπέιτς

Катй Батес

Кати Бейтс

Кети Бејтс

Кеті Бейтс

Кэти Бэйтс

Кэці Бэйтс

Քեթի Բեյթս

קתי בייטס

كاثي بيتس

کتی بیتس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

کیتھی بیٹس

कॅथी बेट्स ऑस्कर पुरस्कार विजेती अभिनेत्री.

क्याथलिन बेट्स

เคธี เบตส์

კეთი ბეიტსი

캐시 베이츠

キャシー・ベイツ

凱西·貝茲

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