With the recent release of Netflix’s new original cannabis-centric comedy series “Disjointed,” you’re probably wondering this about its much-beloved star: Does Kathy Bates smoke weed? Let us tell you. You’ve come to the right place to find out.
Who is Kathy Bates?
Born Kathleen Doyle Bates on June 28, 1948, in Memphis, Tennessee, the future actor and director displayed a prodigious intelligence and work ethic from an early age.
After graduating early from high school, Bates attended Southern Methodist University and immediately moved to New York City in 1970 to pursue a career in acting.
Bates first made her name on the Broadway stage, directed by greats like Robert Altman and alongside icons like Cher. In 1983, Bates garnered her first award nomination: a Tony for her turn in the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “‘night, Mother.”
During that time, she also appeared in multiple films and worked as a regular on a number of soap operas. But it wasn’t until her turn as Annie Wilkes, a stalker who terrorizes her favorite author and keeps him captive in her home in the film