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Michael Bates (I) (1920–1978)


Michael Bates was born on December 4, 1920 in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, British India [now India]. He was an actor, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Patton (1970) and It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974). He died on January 11, 1978 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. See full bio »

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 1977 Honey (TV Movie)
Reg Forrester
 1977 Gulliver's Travels (voice)
 1975 Comedy Premiere (TV Series)
Reg Forrester
- Honey (1975) ... Reg Forrester
 1975 Lulu (TV Series)
 1974 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #13.10 (1974)
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Von Ludendorff
- End Game (1974) ... Von Ludendorff
 1973 No Sex Please: We're British
Mr. Needham
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Vatelin
- Paying the Piper (1973) ... Vatelin
 1973 Kamikaze in a Coffee Bath (TV Series)
 1970-1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Captain Gambell
- All My Own Army (1970) ... Captain Gambell
 1968-1973 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Blamire / Percy
- Stiff Upper Lip (1968) ... Percy
 1972 The Stone Tape (TV Movie)
Eddie Holmes
 1972 Public Eye (TV Series)
George
- Horse and Carriage (1972) ... George
 1969-1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
George / Reginald Todd / Fred
- When the Wheel Turns (1972) ... George
- Madly in Love (1972) ... Reginald Todd
- Cornelius (1969) ... Fred
 1972 Lollipop (TV Series)
Mr. Christmas
- Its Only Natural Gas (1972) ... Mr. Christmas
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Griffen
- Eric (1972) ... Griffen
 1972 Budgie (TV Series)
Minces Nutty
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Colonel Sandstream
- The Assyrian rejuvenator (1971) ... Colonel Sandstream
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
Edward
- As Easy as A.B.C. (1971) ... Edward
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Arthur
- The Fox Trot (1971) ... Arthur
 1971 The Misfit (TV Series)
Sgt. Wilfreds
 1971 Six Dates with Barker (TV Series)
The Gasman
- 1971: Come in and Lie Down (1971) ... The Gasman
 1971 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Tom Binsey
- Too Good for This World (1971) ... Tom Binsey
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Chief Superintendent Shepherd
- Man with a Mission (1970) ... Chief Superintendent Shepherd
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
- Dragon's Teeth (1970)
 1970 All My Own Army (TV Series)
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
Mr - Harrington
 1969 Battle of Britain
Warrant Officer Warwick
 1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Ras Lal Punjabi
- Sheer Melodrama (1969) ... Ras Lal Punjabi
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Drunk Lance Corporal
 1966-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Joe / Mike MacFarland
- Sling Your Hook (1969) ... Joe
- Macready's Gala (1966) ... Mike MacFarland
 1968 Salt and Pepper
Inspector Crabbe
 1968 Stiff Upper Lip (TV Movie)
Antrobus
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Escape Club (1968)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Harold Radcliff / Mr. Ambekar
- Murder: A Professional Job (1968) ... Harold Radcliff
- The Brahmin Widow (1968) ... Mr. Ambekar
 1968 Hammerhead
Andreas / Sir Richard
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Delacroix
- Blind Spot (1968) ... Delacroix
 1967 Bedazzled
Inspector Clarke
 1966 Intrigue (TV Series)
Macauley
- Strange World, Big Deal (1966) ... Macauley
 1966 Mr. John Jorrocks (TV Series)
Duke of Donkeyton
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Shpichelsky
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Tommy
- Photo Finish (1965) ... Tommy
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
The Admi / Khem Singh
- Mark of the Beast (1964) ... The Admi
- On the City Wall (1964) ... Khem Singh
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Joe
- The Fellow Traveller (1963) ... Joe
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Alec Peters
- Three Small Bones (1960) ... Alec Peters
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Corporal Bates
- The Deserter (1959) ... Corporal Bates
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
Bootle
 1959 Mother Courage and Her Children (TV Movie)
Old Colonel
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Will The Simple
- The Raven (1958) ... Will The Simple
 1958 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Jimmy
- A Little Bit of Luck (1958) ... Jimmy
 1957-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Starveling / Bardulph / Williams
- Television World Theatre: The Life of Henry V (1957) ... Bardulph / Williams
 1958 Dunkirk
Froome
 1955 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Captain Alan Gerard
- Quay South (1955) ... Captain Alan Gerard
 1955 Court Martial
Major Broke-Smith
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
Servant
- For the Sake of a Throne (1954) ... Servant
 1953-1954 The Teckman Biography (TV Series)
Sgt. Blair
- Charmaine (1954) ... Sgt. Blair
 1953 The Appleyards (TV Series)
Mr. Crump
- The Problem of Joe (1953) ... Mr. Crump
 1951 For the Children (TV Series)
Bardolph
- King Henry IV, Part 1 (1951) ... Bardolph
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He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Mary Ellis, Anthony Quayle, Michael Hordern, Siobhan McKenna, Lyn Evans, Laurence Harvey, Raymond Westwell, John Gielgud (London), Diana Wynyard (London) and Paul Scofield (... See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Acted at the Connaught Theatre in 1947. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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