Kathy Bates is an American actress who has been in such films as About Schmidt, Fried Green Tomatoes and Titanic, where she played the "Unsinkable" Molly Brown.
Stephen King films
She has appeared in Misery, where she played a psychopathic obsessed fan, and Dolores Claiborne, where she played a battered wife. In fact, Bates says that her role as the complex Dolores Claiborne is her all-time favorite movie role. She also appeared in the Stand.