Guest Star: Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates is an American actress and director best known for her role in the 1990 film Misery, based on the Stephen King book of the same name, for which she won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

Her other notable film roles include the '90s films Dick Tracy, Fried Green Tomatoes, Dolores Claiborne, Titanic, The Waterboy, The Late Shift, and Primary Colors. In the 2000s, Bates starred in films including About Schmidt, Failure to Launch, and P.S. I Love You. More recently, her film credits include Valentine's Day, Midnight in Paris, and The Boss.

On television, Bates has guest starred on shows including Cagney & Lacey, St. Elsewhere, L.A. Law, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and Mike & Molly. In 2012, she won an Emmy award for her guest appearance in Two and a Half Men, playing the ghost of Charlie Sheen's character. Bates has also had recurring roles on shows including Six Feet Under and The Office

Bates had a starring role in the 2011-12 drama Harry's Law, created by David E. Kelley, and went on to star in the American Horror Story series for which she won an Emmy Award. Most recently, Bates starred in the Netflix sitcom Disjointed, created by The Big Bang Theory's Chuck Lorre.

You are viewing a list of Kathy Bates's 3 appearances on The Big Bang Theory.

  • The Bow Tie Asymmetry

    The Bow Tie Asymmetry
    Season 11, Episode 24 - Aired May 10, 2018

    Amy's mother almost makes a scene when she attends Sheldon and Amy's wedding.

    Appeared as Mrs. Fowler

  • The Conjugal Configuration

    The Conjugal Configuration
    Season 12, Episode 1 - Aired September 24, 2018

    When her husband disappears, Mrs. Fowler visits the apartment building to find him.

    Appeared as Mrs. Fowler

  • The Consummation Deviation

    The Consummation Deviation
    Season 12, Episode 8 - Aired November 8, 2018

    When Amy's dad is more interested in Howard's magic tricks than spending time with Sheldon, he decides to bond with Mrs. Fowler instead.

    Appeared as Mrs. Fowler

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