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Tom Bates (I) (1864–1930)

Tom Bates was born in 1864. He was an actor, known for The Jaguar Trap (1915), The Red Blood of Courage (1915) and The Blood Seedling (1915). He died on April 11, 1930. See full bio »



(age 66)

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Known For

The Jaguar Trap
The Red Blood of Courage
The Red Blood of Courage Professor Duane - Lydia's Father
The Blood Seedling
A Son of Erin
A Son of Erin Patrick O'Grady


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 1927 God's Great Wilderness
Peter Marks
 1927 Don Mike
Jason Kelsey
 1924 Through the Dark
 1923 In the Palace of the King
 1922 Two Kinds of Women
 1920 Burglar Proof
Uncle Jim Harlow (as Tom D. Bates)
 1920 An Arabian Knight
 1920 The Invisible Divorce
Pete Carr
 1920 The Devil's Riddle
Hotel proprietor
 1920 Huckleberry Finn
The King (as Tom D. Bates)
 1919 An Innocent Adventuress
Chilowee Bill (as Tom D. Bates)
 1919 The Home Town Girl
Ryder Brother (as Tom D. Bates)
 1919 Who Cares?
 1918 A Petticoat Pilot
 1918 The Spirit of '17
Cpl. Trimble
 1917 The Varmint
 1917 Little Lost Sister
Tom Welcome
 1916 A Son of Erin
Patrick O'Grady
 1916 Her Father's Son
 1916 The Parson of Panamint
Crabapple Thompson (as Tom D. Bates)
 1916 The Private Banker (Short)
Amato (as Thomas Bates)
 1915 The Sculptor's Model (Short)
Tom Gray (as Thomas Bates)
 1915 The Blood Seedling (Short) (as Thomas Bates)
 1915 The Jungle Lovers (Short)
Herman Blass
 1915 In the Amazon Jungle (Short)
 1915 The Jaguar Trap (Short) (as Thomas Bates)
 1915 The Tyrant of the Veldt (Short)
John Rutherford (as Thomas Bates)
 1915 The Red Blood of Courage (Short)
Professor Duane - Lydia's Father (as Thomas Bates)
 1914 When His Ship Came In (Short)
Capt. Melody (as Thomas Bates)
 1914 Tested by Fire (Short)
Si Oates, Mail Carrier

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Alternate Names:

Thomas Bates | Tom D. Bates

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