12 wins & 14 nominations.
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Le docteur Heinrich Marsfeldt / Guru
Appeard in "Timon of Athens" by William Shakespeare
, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
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Sir Alan Bates
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
I consider Peter Finch
and James Mason
the two best English actors of the 1960s. But I never understood Finch. How could he do something as beautiful as Sunday Bloody Sunday
(1971), but also make all that other shit? I mean he could read, couldn't he?
Handpicked by director John Schlesinger
to star in the film Sunday Bloody Sunday
(1971) in the role of Dr. Daniel Hirsh. Even though he wanted the part very much, Bates was held up filming The Go-Between
(1971) for director Joseph Losey
and also became a father around that time, so he had to pass on the project, with regrets. The part then went first to Ian Bannen
who balked and was fired and ...