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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)
Mr. Lightfoot / Captain Gambell
- Kamikaze in a Coffee Bath (1973) ... Mr. Lightfoot
- 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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Other Works:

He acted in Peter Nichols' play, "Forget-Me-Not Lane", at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with Anton Rodgers, Joan Hickson and Stephanie Lawrence in the cast. Michael Blakemore was the director. See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Was an officer in the Gurkhas. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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