Jeanne Bates

Birthday: May 20th, 1918 Date of Death: November 28th, 2007 Place of Birth: Berkeley, California, USA

Jeanne Bates (May 21, 1918 – November 28, 2007) was an American actress. After performing in radio serials, she signed a contract with Columbia Pictures in 1942 which began her career in films both in bit parts and larger roles in a series of horror films and noirs, including The Return of the Vampire (1943) and Shadows in the Night (1946).

In her later career, Bates would collaborate with David Lynch on his films Eraserhead (1977) and Mulholland Drive (2001), the latter of which was her last film credit before her death in 2007.

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