TV commercial for DirecTV (as Annie from Misery
Bobo Bates | Katherine Bates | Kathy D. Bates
5' 3" (1.60 m)
Did You Know?
I was never an ingénue. I've always just been a character actor. When I was younger, it was a real problem, because I was never pretty enough. It was hard, not just for the lack of work, but because you have to face up to how people are looking at you.
originally offered her a small role in his film Reds
(1981), however she was unable to obtain an international visa for her to film her role overseas. He kept contact with her and gave the role of a stenographer to Bates in his follow up Dick Tracy
Characters who are frequently tough-talking and outspoken