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Alan Bates (Alan Arthur Bates)

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Biography

Allestree, Derbyshire, England, UK
Alan Bates decided to be an actor at age 11. After grammar school in Derbyshire, he earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Following two years in the Royal Air Force, he joined the new English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre. His West End debut in 1956, at 22, was also the company's first production. In the same year Bates appeared in John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger," a play that gave a name to a generation of postwar "angry young men. Read more...

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Character: Victor Arthur 'Vic' Brown

A Kind of Loving 1962

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Character: Jimmy Brewster

Nothing But the Best 1964

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Character: Jos Jones

Georgy Girl 1966

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Character: Col. Vershinin

Three Sisters 1970

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Character: H.J. Heidler

Quartet 1981

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Character: Crossley in The Shout

The Guard 2011

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Character: Antonius Agrippa

Spartacus 2004

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Character: Armand Bertier

The Statement 2003

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Character: Michael Baytes

Hollywood North 2003

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Character: Alexander Leek

The Mothman Prophecies 2002

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Character: Sir William Phips

Salem Witch Trials 2002

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Character: Sir Hugo Coal

The Grotesque 1995

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Character: Eamon McCree

Silent Tongue 1993

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Character: Major James Prentis VC

Shuttlecock 1991

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Character: Felix Detweiler

Mister Frost 1990

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Character: Dr. Marsfeldt / Guru

Dr. M 1990

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Character: Jack Meehan

A Prayer for the Dying 1987

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Character: John Malcolm / Maj. Pollock

Separate Tables 1983

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Character: Reg Green

Nicholas' Gift 1998

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Character: Rudge Campbell

The Rose 1979

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Character: John Fabian

The Ray Bradbury Theater 1985

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Character: Henry Sitchell

Screen One 1985

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Character: Yakov Bok

The Fixer 1968

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Character: David Cornwallis

Duet for One 1986

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Character: Chris Baldry

The Return of the Soldier 1982

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Character: Malcolm Forrest

Force Majeure 1989

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Character: Mick

Arena 1975

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Character: Wikto

Rece do góry 1981

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Play

The 56th Annual Tony Awards 2002

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