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Kathy Bates

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Venture into the 'Fresh Air' crypt for a Halloween horror fest

In addition to Steven King and Jordan Peele, we talk with Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins about how he humanized Hannibal Lecter, the oh-so-sophisticated cannibal of The Silence of the Lambs. And Carrie star Sissy Spacek remembers sneaking into the theaters in New York City to watch audiences jump at the sight of her hand stretching up from the grave at the end of that film. Plus, we hear from actor Mercedes McCambridge, who voiced the devil in The Exorcist; George Romero, who directed Night of the Living Dead; and Kathy Bates, who starred in the 1990 film Misery.


Kathy Bates on "Misery"

The Stephen King adaptation is the actress's movie debut. Her work on stage has been highly praised, including her performances in "Night Mother" and "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune."


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