Michael Bates

Michael Bates

  • Highest Rated: 96% Patton (1970)
  • Lowest Rated: 63% Battle of Britain (1969)
  • Birthday: Dec 4, 1920
  • Birthplace: Jhansi, British India (now Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Best remembered for his broad comical portrayals of British military officers and police inspectors, character actor Michael Bates worked on the stage, on television, and in feature films.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

67% Jimi: All Is by My Side PC Westerly 2014
No Score Yet Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush Mr. McGregor 2000
No Score Yet No Sex Please: We're British Needham 1979
No Score Yet Tilt Cattleman's Son 1979
No Score Yet Gulliver's Travels Actor 1977
No Score Yet The Bawdy Adventures Of Tom Jones Madman 1976
No Score Yet The Stone Tape Actor 1972
87% Frenzy Sergeant 1972
89% A Clockwork Orange Chief Guard 1971
No Score Yet The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Mr. Spimm 1970
96% Patton Montgomery 1970
No Score Yet Think Dirty Magistrate 1970
85% Oh! What A Lovely War Drunken Lance Corporal 1969
63% Battle of Britain W.O. Warrick 1969
No Score Yet Salt and Pepper Inspector Crabbe 1968
No Score Yet Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River Dr. Spink 1968
82% Bedazzled Inspector Clarke 1967
86% I'm All Right Jack Booter 1960
No Score Yet Dunkirk Froome 1958
No Score Yet Carrington V.C. (Court Martial) Major Broke-Smith 1955

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet It Ain't Half Hot, Mum
1974-1981
Rangi Ram
No Score Yet Last of the Summer Wine
1973-2010
Blamire Cyril

QUOTES FROM Michael Bates CHARACTERS

Chief Guard
Are you now, or have you ever been a homosexual?
Alex
[smiling] No, sir.
Alex
No, sir.
Chief Guard
Are you able to see the white line painted on the floor directly behind you, Six-Double-Five-Three-Two-One?
Alex
Yes, sir.
Chief Guard
Then your toes belong on the OTHER side of it!
Chief Guard
Then your toes belong on the other side of it!
Chief Guard
He brutally murdered a woman, sir, in furtherance of theft. Fourteen years, sir!
Chief Guard
Shut your filthy hole, you scum!