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Thorpe Bates (1883–1958)

Thorpe Bates was born on February 11, 1883 in London, England as Thomas Thorpe Bates. He was an actor, known for The Small Man (1936), Thorpe Bates (1926) and Sensations of 1927 (1927). He died on May 23, 1958 in London. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Small Man
The Small Man Singer
Thorpe Bates
Thorpe Bates Himself
Sensations of 1927
A Chinese Moon


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 1936 The Small Man
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 1936 The Small Man (performer: "Wake up, You Son of a Gun!")
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 1927 Sensations of 1927 (Short)
 1926 Thorpe Bates (Short)

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Other Works:

He acted in Franz Lehar and Ben Travers's musical, "The Three Graces," at the Empire Theatre in Leicester Square, London, England with Maidie Andrews, Winifred Barnes, Vera Freeman, W.H. Berry, Ralph Roberts, Morris Harvey, A. Scott-Gatty, and Alan Duncan in the cast.

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Musical comedy star, and father of the character actress Peggy Thorpe-Bates

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