Alan Bates (I) (1934–2003)

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Gosford Park (2001) | The Mothman Prophecies (2002) | The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 14 nominations More »
Sir Alan Bates
Feb 17, 1934 (died Dec 27, 2003)
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (51 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (35 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SpartacusSpartacus (TV Movie) Agrippa, Dedicated To The Memory Of (as Sir Alan Bates)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Salem Witch TrialsSalem Witch Trials (TV Movie) Sir William Phips  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Bertie and ElizabethBertie and Elizabeth (TV Movie) King George V  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Love in a Cold ClimateLove in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-series) Uncle Matthew  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for The Prince and the PauperThe Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie) King Henry VIII  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Arabian NightsArabian Nights (TV Mini-series) Storyteller (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for St. Patrick: The Irish LegendSt. Patrick: The Irish Legend (TV Movie) Calpornius  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for In the BeginningIn the Beginning (TV Mini-series) Jethro (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for The Spying GameThe Spying Game (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Nicholas' GiftNicholas' Gift (TV Movie) Reg Green  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Oliver's TravelsOliver's Travels (TV Mini-series) Oliver (5 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 5
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  • Primary photo for Hard TimesHard Times (TV Mini-series) Josiah Bounderby (4 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 4
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  • Primary photo for Unnatural PursuitsUnnatural Pursuits (TV Series) Hamish Partt (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) Henry Sitchell (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Proust (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Dog It Was That DiedThe Dog It Was That Died (TV Movie) Blair  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Ray Bradbury TheaterThe Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series) John Fabian (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Pack of LiesPack of Lies (TV Movie) Stewart  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Summer SeasonSummer Season (TV Series) Nicholas (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. Fischer of GenevaDr. Fischer of Geneva (TV Movie) Alfred Jones  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for An Englishman AbroadAn Englishman Abroad (TV Movie) Guy Burgess  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Separate TablesSeparate Tables (TV Movie) John Malcolm / Maj. Pollock  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for A Voyage Round My FatherA Voyage Round My Father (TV Movie) John Mortimer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The TrespasserThe Trespasser (TV Movie) Siegmund  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Very Like a WhaleVery Like a Whale (TV Movie) Sir Jock Mellor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Mayor of CasterbridgeThe Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Mini-series) Michael Henchard (7 episodes, 1978), Performer ("Early One Morning") (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 7
    • Episode #1.7 (Oct 15, 1978) Michael Henchard  Less
    • Episode #1.6 (Oct 8, 1978) Michael Henchard  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 1, 1978) Michael Henchard, Performer ("Early One Morning") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Piccadilly CircusPiccadilly Circus (TV Series) Gray (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) James (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Charles / Peter (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for The Story of Jacob and JosephThe Story of Jacob and Joseph (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Grigor Pecharin (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Mario / Lewis Black (3 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1961 3
  • Primary photo for The Four Just MenThe Four Just Men (TV Series) Giorgio (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Peter Garside / Charles Tritton / Eddie Burke / Cliff Lewis (4 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1960 4
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  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Ralph Freeman / Rikki Barofski / Kenneth (3 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1960 3
Self (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Day by Day: A Director's Journey Part IIDay by Day: A Director's Journey Part II (Video) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Cautionary Tale: The Making of 'The Sum of All Fears'A Cautionary Tale: The Making of 'The Sum of All Fears' (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Tony AwardsThe 56th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Gosford Park: Deleted ScenesGosford Park: Deleted Scenes (Video) Himself / Jennings  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Making of Gosford ParkThe Making of Gosford Park (TV Short) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Himself  Less 2000–2002
  • Primary photo for Anthony Quinn: The Final WordsAnthony Quinn: The Final Words (Video) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Authenticity of Gosford ParkThe Authenticity of Gosford Park (Video) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Open Sesame: The Making of 'Arabian Nights'Open Sesame: The Making of 'Arabian Nights' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 1994The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 1994 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for GladiatorsGladiators (TV Series) Himself - Contender (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
    • Heat 4 (Oct 9, 1993) Himself - Contender  Less
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1988
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Sir Steven Runciman: Bridge to the EastSir Steven Runciman: Bridge to the East (TV Movie) Himself (voice)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The CBS Morning NewsThe CBS Morning News (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1980
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Mikis Theodorakis: A Profile of GreeknessMikis Theodorakis: A Profile of Greekness Narrator  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Tony AwardsThe 27th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Film NightFilm Night (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ReviewReview (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Location: Far from the Madding CrowdLocation: Far from the Madding Crowd (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Insh'allahInsh'allah (Short) Himself - Commentator  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for This Week in BritainThis Week in Britain (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
Archive Footage (17 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Nothing Like a DameNothing Like a Dame Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Knights of Classic Drama at the BBCKnights of Classic Drama at the BBC (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon FilmsElectric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Jerry Jackson (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The GuardThe Guard Crossley in The Shout (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $6MM $5.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Basil (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #5.16 (May 4, 2009) Basil (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Alan Bennett InterviewAlan Bennett Interview (Video) Guy Burgess (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Guy Burgess (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.2 (Apr 26, 2008) Guy Burgess (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Never ApologizeNever Apologize Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Otan giortazoun oi theoiOtan giortazoun oi theoi (TV Series) Himself  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for The 76th Annual Academy AwardsThe 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Naked AmbitionCelebrity Naked Ambition (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Mick (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Larry and Vivien: The Oliviers in LoveLarry and Vivien: The Oliviers in Love (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster YearsTwentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (TV Movie) Saul (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Empire of the CensorsEmpire of the Censors (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Wandering CompanyThe Wandering Company (TV Movie) Actor of 'Quartet' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Lionpower from MGMLionpower from MGM (Short) Gabriel Oak (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967

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