For nearly five decades, acclaimed actor Kathy Bates has forged a career captivating audiences. She hit stardom with films such as Misery
An Academy Award-winning actor, she has not stopped for one single second, also taking home two Emmys for the hit TV shows Two And A Half Men
and American Horror Story
. The unstoppable Kathy Bates found out some shocking news several years ago about her health that could have stalled her career. Today, she is a two-time cancer survivor and also lives with the disease lymphedema. She works with advocates at the Lymphatic Education & Research Network
(LE&RN) to raise money and awareness about the condition.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a story in the news?