Drama and comedy.
Kathy Bates, who once played Erica's (Susan Lucci) cellmate Belle Bodine on "All My Children," has been nominated for two 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Bates received nods in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for "Harry's Law" and "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for "Two and a Half Men."
The legal drama "Harry's Law" lasted two seasons, but was cancelled in May. Bates played the title character Harriet Korn, a fired patent lawyer who formed a law firm in a rundown shoe store in Cincinnati. Kathy Bates' role on Two and a Half Men was that of the ghost of Charlie Sheen's late character.
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