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Alan Bates

Alan Bates
  • Career: Actor
  • Top celebrities: 6904
  • BirthDate: 1934, 17 of February , Allestree, Derbyshire, England, UK
  • Spouse: Victoria Ward (1970 - 22 June 1992) (her death) 2 children
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    The Alan Bates was an English actor who came to importance in the 1960s, a moment of high creativity in the British cinema, when he comes out in films ranging from the well-liked children's narrative Whistle down the Wind to the "kitchen sink" play A Kind of Loving. In 1969, he starred in the Ken Russell movie Women in Love with Glenda Jackson and Oliver Reed. He is also identified in his presentation by Anthony Quinn in Zorba the Greek, in addition to his roles in King of Hearts, Far From the Madding Crowd, Georgy Girl and The Fixer which presents him an Academy reward nomination for the Best Actor.

    Alan Bates went on to celebrity in The Go-Between, A single Woman, Nijinsky, and The Rose through Bette Midler, in addition to playing varied characters in a television play, as well as The Mayor of Casterbridge, A Voyage Round My Father, Harold Pinter's The Collection, Pack of Lies and An Englishman Abroad. He also continued to come out on the stage, particularly in the plays of Simon Gray, for example Butley and Otherwise Engaged.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1969 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:The Fixer (1968)."
    Nominated BAFTA TV Award - 2002 for "Best Actor for:"Love in a Cold Climate" (2001)."
    Nominated BAFTA TV Award - 1993 for "Best Actor for:"Unnatural Pursuits" (1992)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1992 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:Hamlet (1990/I)."
    Won BAFTA TV Award - 1984 for "Best Actor for:An Englishman Abroad (1983) (TV)."
    Nominated BAFTA TV Award - 1976 for "Best Actor for:"Play for Today" (1970). For episodes "Plaintiffs and Defendants" and "Two Sundays"."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1970 for "Best Actor for:Women in Love (1969)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1963 for "Best British Actor for:A Kind of Loving (1962)."
    Won Critics Choice Award - 2002 for "Best Acting Ensemble for:Gosford Park (2001). Shared with: Eileen Atkins Bob Balaban Charles Dance Stephen Fry Michael Gambon Richard E. Grant Tom Hollander Derek Jacobi Kelly Macdonald Helen Mirren Jeremy Northam Clive Owen Ryan Phillippe Kristin Scott Thomas Maggie Smith Geraldine Somerville Sophie Thompson Emily Watson James Wilby"
    Won Broadcasting Press Guild Award - 1984 for "Best Actor for:An Englishman Abroad (1983) (TV)."
    Won ACE - 1985 for "Actor in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special for:An Englishman Abroad (1983) (TV)."
    Won ACE - 1983 for "Actor in a Theatrical or Non-Musical Program for:Separate Tables (1983) (TV)."
    Won FFCC Award - 2002 for "Best Ensemble Cast for:Gosford Park (2001). Shared with: Eileen Atkins Bob Balaban Charles Dance Stephen Fry Michael Gambon Richard E. Grant Tom Hollander Derek Jacobi Kelly Macdonald Helen Mirren Jeremy Northam Clive Owen Ryan Phillippe Kristin Scott Thomas Maggie Smith Geraldine Somerville Sophie Thompson Emily Watson James Wilby"
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1969 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:The Fixer (1968)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1968 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1967 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy for:Georgy Girl (1966)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1965 for "New Faces, Male 7th place."
    Won OFCS Award - 2002 for "Best Ensemble for:Gosford Park (2001). Shared with: Eileen Atkins Bob Balaban Charles Dance Stephen Fry Michael Gambon Richard E. Grant Tom Hollander Derek Jacobi Kelly Macdonald Helen Mirren Jeremy Northam Clive Owen Ryan Phillippe Kristin Scott Thomas Maggie Smith Geraldine Somerville Sophie Thompson Emily Watson James Wilby"
    Won International Filmmaker Award - 2002 for ""
    Nominated PFCS Award - 2002 for "Best Acting Ensemble for:Gosford Park (2001). Shared with: Eileen Atkins Bob Balaban Charles Dance Stephen Fry Michael Gambon Richard E. Grant Tom Hollander Derek Jacobi Kelly Macdonald Helen Mirren Jeremy Northam Clive Owen Ryan Phillippe Kristin Scott Thomas Maggie Smith Geraldine Somerville Sophie Thompson Emily Watson James Wilby"
    Won RTS Television Award - 1984 for "Best Performance for:An Englishman Abroad (1983) (TV)."
    Won Special Achievement Award - 2002 for "Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble for:Gosford Park (2001). Shared with: Eileen Atkins Bob Balaban Charles Dance Stephen Fry Michael Gambon Richard E. Grant Tom Hollander Derek Jacobi Kelly Macdonald Helen Mirren Jeremy Northam Clive Owen Ryan Phillippe Kristin Scott Thomas Maggie Smith Geraldine Somerville Sophie Thompson Emily Watson James Wilby"
    Won Actor - 2002 for "Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for:Gosford Park (2001). Shared with: Eileen Atkins Bob Balaban Charles Dance Stephen Fry Michael Gambon Richard E. Grant Tom Hollander Derek Jacobi Kelly Macdonald Helen Mirren Jeremy Northam Clive Owen Ryan Phillippe Kristin Scott Thomas Maggie Smith Geraldine Somerville Sophie Thompson Emily Watson James Wilby"
  • Position in top best awards winner: 667
  • Films with Alan Bates: Spartacus - 2004
    The Statement - 2003
    Meanwhile - 2003
    Hollywood North - 2003
    Salem Witch Trials - 2002
    Evelyn - 2002
    The Sum of All Fears - 2002
    Bertie and Elizabeth - 2002
    The Mothman Prophecies - 2002
    Gosford Park - 2001
    Love in a Cold Climate - 2001
    In the Beginning - 2000
    Arabian Nights - 2000
    St. Patrick: The Irish Legend - 2000
    The Prince and the Pauper - 2000
    The Cherry Orchard - 1999
    The Spying Game - 1999
    Nicholas' Gift - 1998
    Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets - 1995
    Oliver's Travels - 1995
    Hard Times - 1994
    Silent Tongue - 1993
    Unnatural Pursuits - 1992
    Screen One - 1992
    Secret Friends - 1991
    Shuttlecock - 1991
    Hamlet - 1990/I
    Screen Two - 1990
    Dr. M - 1990
    Mister Frost - 1990
    Force majeure - 1989
    The Dog It Was That Died - 1989
    We Think the World of You - 1988
    The Ray Bradbury Theater - 1988
    A Prayer for the Dying - 1987
    Pack of Lies - 1987
    Duet for One - 1986
    Dr. Fischer of Geneva - 1985
    Summer Season - 1985
    A Voyage Round My Father - 1984
    An Englishman Abroad - 1983
    The Wicked Lady - 1983
    Separate Tables - 1983
    Britannia Hospital - 1982
    The Return of the Soldier - 1982
    Rece do góry - 1981
    The Trespasser - 1981
    Quartet - 1981
    Very Like a Whale - 1981
    Nijinsky - 1980
    The Rose - 1979
    The Shout - 1978
    An Unmarried Woman - 1978
    The Mayor of Casterbridge - 1978
    Piccadilly Circus - 1977
    Great Performances - 1976
    Play for Today - 1975
    Royal Flash - 1975
    In Celebration - 1975
    The Story of Jacob and Joseph - 1974
    Butley - 1974
    Story of a Love Story - 1973
    A Day in the Death of Joe Egg - 1972
    The Go-Between - 1970
    Three Sisters - 1970
    Women in Love - 1969
    The Fixer - 1968
    The Wednesday Play - 1966-1968
    Far from the Madding Crowd - 1967
    King of Hearts - 1966
    Georgy Girl - 1966
    Once Upon a Tractor - 1965
    Zorba the Greek - 1964
    Nothing But the Best - 1964
    The Guest - 1963
    The Ballad of the Running Man - 1963
    A Kind of Loving - 1962
    Whistle Down the Wind - 1961
    Armchair Theatre - 1959-1961
    The Four Just Men - 1960
    The Entertainer - 1960
    ITV Play of the Week - 1956-1960
    ITV Television Playhouse - 1959-1960
    It's Never Too Late - 1956
    Evelyn: Behind the Scenes - 2003
    Day by Day: A Director's Journey Part II - 2003
    The 56th Annual Tony Awards - 2002
    The Rosie O'Donnell Show - 2002
    The Making of 'Gosford Park' - 2001
    Anthony Quinn: The Final Words - 2001
    Open Sesame: The Making of 'Arabian Nights' - 2000
    Legends - 2000
    Gladiators - 1993
    Omnibus - 1988
    Aspel & Company - 1988
    Sir Steven Runciman: Bridge to the East - 1987
    Omnibus: The Last Moguls - 1986
    Today - 1968-1980
    Mikis Theodorakis: A Profile of Greekness - 1974
    Cinema - 1972
    Film Night - 1971
    Location: Far from the Madding Crowd - 1967
    The Look - 2011
    Banda sonora - 2009
    The Comedy Map of Britain - 2008
    Otan giortazoun oi theoi - 2007
    Never Apologize - 2007
    The 76th Annual Academy Awards - 2004
    Celebrity Naked Ambition - 2003
    Arena - 2002
    Larry and Vivien: The Oliviers in Love - 2001
    Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years - 2000
    Empire of the Censors - 1995
    The Wandering Company - 1984
    Lionpower from MGM - 1967
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