Kathleen Doyle Bates born June 28,  is an American actress and director. She landed minor stage roles before being cast in her first on screen role in Taking Off Her first Off-Broadway stage performance was in the production of Vanities. Throughout the s and early s, she continued to perform on screen and on stage, and garnered a Tony Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Play in for her performance in 'night, Mother , and won an Obie Award in for her performance in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Further acclaim came for her starring role in Dolores Claiborne , The Waterboy , and supporting roles in Fried Green Tomatoes and Titanic The latter, in which she portrayed Molly Brown , became the highest-grossing film to that point.
Another DC police officer who responded to the Capitol riot kills himself. By Candace Amos. Well, most actors anyway. Everett Collection In , the shaggy great Dane took it all off in this flick about the Russian mob. Everett Collection As Jack Nicholson gamely looked on, the full-figured, ish Bates went skinny-dipping in a hot tub in this comedy-drama.
The moment in question is, after all, not just the most infamous in the adaptation, but one of the most unsettling ever committed to film. Annie's extreme method, you ask? Placing a block of wood between Paul's legs, and taking a sledgehammer to his feet. Yes, the moment is every bit as vicious as it sounds. And yes, it's the sort of scene one can simply never unsee.
Like Cameron Diaz, Bullock waited until she reached her forties to strip for the camera — in the comedy "The Proposal. In an interview with Us magazine, she recalled thinking: "OK, there is no way to shoot this unless you are buck naked. After her provocative leg-crossing scene in the thriller "Basic Instinct," there was no way Stone could demur from shedding her clothes in "Basic Instinct 2," even though the sequel was made 14 years later. There's nothing gratuitous about the nudity in "The Sessions" , a moving yet lighthearted film about a middle-aged poet suffering from polio-induced paralysis who hires a sex surrogate in order to lose his virginity.