Alan Bates

Total Box Office:
 $196.9M
Highest Rated:
100% Whistle Down the Wind (1962)
Lowest Rated:
20% Mister Frost (1990)
Birthday:
Feb 17
Birthplace:
Allestree, Derbyshire, England, UK
Bio:
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,…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Prince and the Pauper
  • Actor
-- 2009
67% Never Apologize: A Personal Visit with Lindsay Anderson
  • Actor
-- 2007
86% Zorba the Greek
  • Basil
-- 2005
Spartacus
  • Agrippa
-- 2004
Salem Witch Trials
  • Governor Sir William Phip
-- 2003
24% The Statement
  • Bertier
$0.5M 2003
44% Hollywood North
  • Actor
-- 2003
Bertie & Elizabeth
  • King George VI
-- 2002
65% Evelyn
  • Thomas Connolly
$1.3M 2002
59% The Sum of All Fears
  • Richard Dressler
$118.5M 2002
53% The Mothman Prophecies
  • Alexander Leek
$35.2M 2001
Anthony Quinn: The Final Words
  • Actor
-- 2001
86% Gosford Park
  • Jennings
$41.3M 2001
Nicholas' Gift
  • Actor
-- 2001
Love in a Cold Climate
  • Matthew Radlett
-- 2001
In the Beginning
  • Jethro
-- 2000
Arabian Nights
  • Actor
-- 2000
St. Patrick: The Irish Legend
  • Actor
-- 2000
54% The Cherry Orchard
  • Leonid Gaev
-- 1999
Nicholas' Gift
  • Actor
-- 1998
Force majeure (Uncontrollable Circumstances)
  • Malcolm Forrest
-- 1998
Oliver's Travels
  • Actor
-- 1997
Grave Indiscretion
  • Actor
-- 1997
The Grotesque (Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets) (Grave Indiscretion)
  • Sir Hugo Coal
-- 1995
Oliver's Travels
  • Actor
-- 1995
Hard Times
  • Josiah Bounderby
-- 1994
Silent Tongue
  • Eamon McCree
-- 1994
Englishman Abroad
  • Actor
-- 1991
Unnatural Pursuits
  • Actor
-- 1991
76% Hamlet
  • Claudius
  • Director
-- 1990
20% Mister Frost
  • Actor
-- 1990
Dr. M
  • Guru/Dr. Marsfeldt
-- 1989
40% Mr. Frost
  • Inspector Felix Detweiler
-- 1989
We Think The World Of You
  • Frank Meadows
-- 1988
Pack of Lies
  • Stewart
-- 1987
63% A Prayer For The Dying
  • Jack Meehan
-- 1987
Duet for One
  • David Cornwallis
-- 1986
Trespasser
  • Actor
-- 1985
The Return of the Soldier
  • Actor
-- 1985
A Voyage Round My Father
  • Son
-- 1984
Separate Tables
  • Major Pollock
-- 1983
The Wicked Lady
  • Jerry Jackson
-- 1983
60% Britannia Hospital
  • Actor
-- 1982
Return of the Soldier
  • Capt. Chris Baldry
-- 1982
Hands Up! (Rece do góry)
  • Actor
-- 1981
Quartet
  • H.J. Heidler
-- 1981
40% Nijinsky
  • Sergei Diaghilev
-- 1980
80% The Rose
  • Rudge
-- 1979
The Shout
  • Charles Crossley
-- 1978
88% An Unmarried Woman
  • Saul Kaplan
-- 1978
Royal Flash
  • Rudi Von Sternberg
-- 1975
In Celebration
  • Andrew Shaw
-- 1975
Butley
  • Ben Butley
-- 1974
Story of Jacob and Joseph
  • Actor
-- 1974
Story of a Love Story
  • Actor
-- 1974
The Go-Between
  • Ted Burgess
-- 1971
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
  • Bri
-- 1971
The Three Sisters
  • Vershinin
-- 1970
American Film Theatre - Bundle
  • Actor
-- 1970
91% Women In Love
  • Rupert Birkin
-- 1969
67% The Fixer
  • Yakov Bok
-- 1968
50% Far From the Madding Crowd
  • Gabriel Oak
-- 1967
90% Georgy Girl
  • Jos
-- 1966
91% Le Roi de coeur (King Of Hearts)
  • Pvt. Charles Plumpick
-- 1966
Nothing But the Best
  • Jimmy Brewster
-- 1964
The Caretaker (The Guest)
  • Mick
-- 1963
The Running Man
  • Stephen Maddox
-- 1963
100% Whistle Down the Wind
  • Arthur Blakey the Man
-- 1962
A Kind of Loving
  • Vic Brown
-- 1962
89% The Entertainer
  • Frank Rice
-- 1960

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Quotes from Alan Bates's Characters

    1. Basil: An overhead cable? You're mad.
    2. Alexis Zorba: Why?
    3. Basil: That forest doesn't belong to us.
    4. Alexis Zorba: Well, it doesn't, and then it does.
    5. Basil: What does that mean?
    6. Alexis Zorba: It belong to the monastery. The monastery belongs to God, and God belongs to everybody. Do you agree?
    From Zorba the Greek. Submitted by George P (4 months ago)
    1. Alexander Leek: You're more advanced than a cockroach. Have you ever tried explaining yourself to one of them?
    From The Mothman Prophecies. Submitted by Jason B (21 months ago)
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