Alan Bates (Performer) | Playbill

Alan Bates


His screen debut was in 1960's "The Entertainer," based on the John Osborne play, playing one of Laurence Olivier's sons. He also appeared in the films "Whistle Down the Wind," "Sum of All Fears" and "The Statement," and the cult film "King of Hearts."

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  • Born: Feb 17, 1934 in Derbyshire, England
  • Death: Dec 27, 2003 in London, England

Roles (5)

Fortune's Fool Playbill - Opening Night Fortune's Fool
Opened April 02, 2002
  • as Vassily Semyonitch Kuzovkin (Original)
Butley Playbill - Oct 1972 Butley
Opened October 31, 1972
  • as Ben Butley (Original)
Poor Richard Playbill - Dec 1964 Poor Richard
Opened December 02, 1964
  • as Richard Ford (Original)
The Caretaker Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1961 The Caretaker
Opened October 04, 1961
  • as Mick (Original)
Look Back in Anger Playbill - Nov 1957 Look Back in Anger
Opened October 01, 1957
  • as Cliff Lewis (Original)


Drama Desk Award
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Play The Unexpected Man Nominee
1973 Outstanding Performance Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
Tony Award
2002 Best Actor in a Play Winner
1973 Best Actor in a Play Winner

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