#225 Kathy Bates / Deborah Moggach – 28 June 1948

Kathy Bates

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Kathleen DoyleKathy” Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director. After several small roles in film and television, Bates rose to prominence with her performance in Misery (1990), for which she won both the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe. She followed this with major roles in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) and Dolores Claiborne (1995), before playing a featured role as Margaret “Molly” Brown in Titanic (1997).

Deborah Moggach

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Deborah Moggach (born Deborah Hough on 28 June 1948) is a British writer. She has written sixteen novels to date, including The Ex-WivesTulip Fever, and, most recently, These Foolish Things. She has adapted many of her novels as TV dramas and has also written several film scripts, including the BAFTA-nominated screenplay for Pride & Prejudice.


Also born on this day :
John Pugh is a Liberal Democrat politician in the United Kingdom.
Ellen Wellmann is a German athlete.
Kristina Hautala is a Finnish singer.
William Bemister was a British documentary film maker and journalist.
Sergei Bodrov is a two-time Academy Award -nominated Russian film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Raymond Chester was an American football tight end.
Vernon Holland was an American football offensive tackle in the NFL.
The Rt Rev Dominic Walker , OGS , is an Anglican Bishop.
J. Michael Riva is a motion picture production designer.
Chris DeRose is an animal rights activist.

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