For nearly five decades, acclaimed actor Kathy Bates has forged a career captivating audiences. She hit stardom with films such as Misery and Titanic.

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.

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