Alan BATES (Sir, 2003)
* 17.02.1934, Allestree / Derby, England, GB † 27.12.2003, London, England, GB

Schauspieler * Studium an der Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London * 1955 Bühnendebüt mit Midland Theatre Company in Coventry in You and Your Wife * Theaterauftritte mit English Stage Company (The Mulberry Bush, 1956; The Caretaker, 1960) * erste Erfolge als Cliff in John Osbornes Look Back in Anger (inklusive Auftritte in Moskau und New York) und als Edmund Tyrone in Eugene O'Neills Long Day's Journey into Night (1958) * 1959 Filmdebüt in einer anderen Osborne-Adaptation (The Entertainer) - (neben Albert Finney und Tom Courtenay) führender Vertreter der angry young men-(Schauspieler)generation * 1961 Durchbruch beim Film mit A Kind of Loving (erste Zusammenarbeit mit John Schlesinger) * ab 1966 wirkt auch in internationalen Produktionen mit * in folgenden Jahren gleichermaßen ("from the beginning he was an actor for all media", Alan Bates Archive) erfolgreich auf Leinwand, Bildschirm (Serie The Mayor of Casterbridge, 1978; BAFTA Award für An Englishman Abroad, 1983; Separate Tables, 1983), und Bühne (Hamlet, 1971; Tony für Butley, 1972/73; The Taming of the Shrew, 1973; Otherwise Engaged, 1975/76; A Patriot for Me, 1983; Life Support, 1997; Tony für seine letzte Rolle am Broadway in Fortune's Fool, 2002) * 1994-2003 Patron (Schirmherr) des Actors Centre in Covent Garden, London
FILMS

The Entertainer (Der Komödiant, 1959-GB; R: Tony Richardson, B: John Osborne, Nigel Kneale, K: Oswald Morris, M: John Addison, D: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright / Alan Bates: Frank Rice) 96m-Künstlerdrama (Bühnenstück von John Osborne, 1957) (Sommer; 6007)

Whistle Down the Wind (...woher der Wind weht, 1961-GB; R: Bryan Forbes, B: Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, K: Arthur Ibbetson, M: Malcolm Arnold, D: Hayley Mills * Bernard Lee * Alan Bates: Arthur Alan Blakey) 99m-Drama (Roman von Mary Hayley Bell, 1959) (6108)

A Kind of Loving (Nur ein Hauch Glückseligkeit, 1961-GB; R: John Schlesinger, B: Willis Hall, Keith Waterhouse, K: Denys Coop, M: Ron Grainer, D: Alan Bates: Vic/tor Arthur Brown, June Ritchie, Thora Hird) 112m-Drama (Roman von Stan Barstow, 1960) (6204)

The Running Man (Der zweite Mann, 1962-GB; R: Carol Reed, B: John Mortimer, K: Robert Krasker, M: William Alwyn, D: Laurence Harvey * Lee Remick * Alan Bates: Stephen Maddox) 103m-Gangsterfilm (Roman The Ballad of the Running Man von Shelley Smith, 1961) (?-10; 6308)

The Caretaker (Der Hausmeister, 1963-GB; R: Clive Donner, B: Harold Pinter, K: Nicolas Roeg, M [effects scored by]: Ron Grainer, D: Alan Bates: Mick ° Donald Pleasence ° Robert Shaw) 103m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Harold Pinter) (6306 | 6403, London)

Nothing but the Best (Man geht wieder über Leichen, 1963-GB; R: Clive Donner, B: Frederic Raphael, K: Nicolas Roeg, M: Ron Grainer, D: Alan Bates: Jimmy Brewster, Denholm Elliott, Harry Andrews, Millicent Martin) 97m-Komödie (Kurzgeschichte The Best of Everything von Stanley Ellin, 1952) (6403)

Alexis Zorbas [Αλέξης Ζορμπάς] / Zorba the Greek (1964-GR/GB * Michael Cacoyannis ... Basil) (Roman von Nikos Kazantzakis) (6412)

Georgy Girl (Georgy Girl, 1966-GB; R: Silvio Narizzano, B: Margaret Forster, Peter Nichols, K: Ken Higgins, M: Alexander Faris, D: James Mason * Alan Bates: Jos Jones * Lynn Redgrave) 100m-Komödie (Roman von Margaret Forster, 1965) (01-03; 6610)

Le roi de cœur / Tutti pazzi meno io (Herzkönig, 1966-F/I; R: Philippe de Broca, B: Daniel Boulanger, Philippe de Broca, K: Pierre Lhomme, M: Georges Delerue, D: Alan Bates: Private Charles Plumpick, Pierre Brasseur, Jean-Claude Brialy, Genevieve Bujold, Adolfo Celi, Francoise Christophe, Julien Guiomar, Micheline Presle, Michel Serrault) 102/10m-Komödie (04-06; 6612)

Far from the Madding Crowd (Die Herrin von Thornhill, 1966/67-GB; R: John Schlesinger, B: Frederic Raphael, K: Nicolas Roeg, M: Richard Rodney Bennett, D: Julie Christie * Terence Stamp * Peter Finch * Alan Bates: Gabriel Oak) 175m-Drama (Roman von Thomas Hardy, 1874) (08-02; 6710)

The Fixer (Ein Mann wie Hiob, 1967/68-USA; R: John Frankenheimer, B: Dalton Trumbo, K: Marcel Grignon, M: Maurice Jarre, D: Alan Bates: Jakov Bok ° Dirk Bogarde, Hugh Griffith, Elizabeth Hartman, Ian Holm, David Warner, Carol White) 132m-Drama (Roman von Bernard Malamud, 1966) (10-?; 6812)

Women in Love (1968-GB * Ken Russell ... Rupert Birkin) (Roman von D.H. Lawrence) (08-12; 6911)

Three Sisters (1970-GB; R: Laurence Olivier, K: Geoffrey Unsworth, M: William Walton, D: Jeanne Watts * Joan Plowright * Louise Purnell * Derek Jacobi / Alan Bates: Oberst Veršinin) 165m-Drama (Bühnenstück Tri sestry von Anton P. Čechov, 1901) (7011) > co-director: John Sichel

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1970-GB; R: Peter Medak, B: Peter Nichols, K: Ken Hodges, D: Alan Bates: Bri * Janet Suzman, Peter Bowles, Joan Hickson, Sheila Gish) 106m-Schwarze Komödie (Bühnenstück von Peter Nichols, 1967) (01-04; 7205)

The Go-Between (Der Mittler, 1970-GB; R: Joseph Losey, B: Harold Pinter, K: Gerry Fisher, M: Michel Legrand, D: Julie Christie * Alan Bates: Ted Burgess, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave & Dominic Guard) 116m-Melodram (Roman von L.P. Hartley, 1953) (07-11; 7109)

L'impossible objet / Questo impossibile oggetto (1972-F/I; R: John Frankenheimer, B: Nicholas Mosley; Eric Kahane, K: Claude Renoir, M: Michel Legrand, D: Alan Bates: Harry * Dominique Sanda) 103/7m-Drama (Roman von Nicholas Mosley, 1968) (7305)

Butley (1973-USA/GB; R: Harold Pinter, B: Simon Gray, K: Gerry Fisher, D: Alan Bates: Ben Butley, Jessica Tandy) 130m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Simon Gray, 1971) (05-07; 7401, LA)

In Celebration (1974-GB; R: Lindsay Anderson, B: David Storey, K: Dick Bush, zusätzliche M: Christopher Gunning, D: Alan Bates: Andrew Shaw, James Bolam, Constance Chapman, Brian Cox, Gabrielle Daye & Bill Owen) 131m-Drama (Bühnenstück von David Storey, 1969) (08-10; 7503-USA)

Royal Flash (1974-GB * Richard Lester ... Rudi von Starnberg) (Roman von George MacDonald Fraser) (10-12; 7508)

An Unmarried Woman (Eine entheiratete Frau, 1977-USA; R+B: Paul Mazursky, K: Arthur J. Ornitz, M: Bill Conti, D: Jill Clayburgh * Alan Bates: Saul Kaplan * Michael Murphy & Cliff Gorman) 124m-Drama (04-10 Wochen; 7803)

The Shout (Der Todesschrei, 1978-GB; R: Jerzy Skolimowski, B: Michael Austin, Jerzy Skolimowski, K: Mike Molloy, D: Alan Bates: Charles Crossley * Susannah York * John Hurt) 87m-Horror (7806)

The Rose (1978-USA * Mark Rydell ... Rudge) (04-?; 7911)

Nijinsky (Nijinsky, 1979-GB/USA; R: Herbert Ross, B: Hugh Wheeler, K: Douglas Slocombe, MA: John Lanchbery, D: Alan Bates: Sergei Diaghilev * Leslie Browne & George de la Peña) 125/9m-Biografie (01-05; 8003-USA)

Quartet (1980/81-GB/F * James Ivory ... H.J. Heidler) (Roman von Jean Rhys) (8105)

Britannia Hospital (Britannia Hospital, 1981-GB * Lindsay Anderson ... cameo) (>09<; 8205)

The Return of the Soldier (Schatten der Vergangenheit * Die Rückkehr des Soldaten, 1981-GB; R: Alan Bridges, B: Hugh Whitemore, K: Stephen Goldblatt, M: Richard Rodney Bennett, D: Julie Christie * Glenda Jackson * Ann-Margret * Alan Bates: Chris Baldry) 101m-Drama (Roman von Rebecca West, 1918) (10-12; 8301)

The Wicked Lady (Die verruchte Lady, 1982-GB; R: Michael Winner, B: Leslie Arliss, Michael Winner, K: Jack Cardiff, M: Tony Banks, D: Faye Dunaway * Alan Bates: Jerry Jackson * John Gielgud) 99m-Abenteuer (Roman Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton von Magdalen King-Hall, 1945) (?-11; 8304)

Duet for One (1986-USA; R: Andrei Konchalovsky, B: Tom Kempinski, Jeremy Lipp, Andrei Konchalovsky, K: Alex Thomson, D: Julie Andrews * Alan Bates: David Cornwallis * Max von Sydow) 107m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Tom Kempinski, 1980) (02-04; 8612)

A Prayer for the Dying (Auf den Schwingen des Todes, 1986-GB; R: Mike Hodges, B: Edmund Ward, Martin Lynch, K: Mike/Michael Garfath, M: Bill Conti, D: Mickey Rourke * Bob Hoskins * Alan Bates: Jack Meehan) 108m-Politdrama (Roman von Jack Higgins, 1973) (09-11; 8708-BBFC)

We Think the World of You (1988-GB; R: Colin Gregg, B: Hugh Stoddart, K: Mike/Michael Garfath, M: Julian Jacobson, D: Alan Bates: Frank Meadows * Gary Oldman * Frances Barber) 94m-Komödie (Roman von J.R. Ackerley, 1960) (01-05; 8809)

Force majeure (Der Preis der Freiheit, 1988-F; R: Pierre Jolivet, B: Pierre Jolivet, Oliver Schatzky, K: Bertrand Chatry, M: Serge Perathoner & Jannick Top, D: Patrick Bruel * François Cluzet * Kristin Scott Thomas * Alan Bates: Malcolm Forrest) 86m-Krimi (10-11; 8904)

Mister Frost (Der teuflische Mr. Frost, 1989-F/GB; R: Philippe Setbon, B: Philippe Setbon, Brad Lynch, K: Dominique Brenguier, M: Steve Levine, D: Jeff Goldblum * Alan Bates: Felix Detweiller * Kathy Baker) 105m-Thriller (08-10; 9004)

Dr. M (1989/90-D/F/I; R: Claude Chabrol, B: Sollace Mitchell, Thomas Bauermeister, Claude Chabrol, K: Jean Rabier, M: Mekong Delta; Paul Hindemith, D: Alan Bates: Dr. Marsfeldt * Jennifer Beals * Jan Niklas) 116m-Science-Fiction (10-01; 9005)

Hamlet (Hamlet, 1990-USA; R: Franco Zeffirelli, B: Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli, K: David Watkin, M: Ennio Morricone, D: Mel Gibson * Glenn Close * Alan Bates: Claudius * Paul Scofield * Ian Holm * Helena Bonham Carter) 135m-Tragödie (Bühnenstück von William Shakespeare, 1603) (04-06; 9012)

Entre chien et loup / Shuttlecock (1990/91-F/GB; R: Andrew Piddington, B: Tim Rose Price, K: Denis Lenoir, M: Barry Adamson, D: Lambert Wilson * Alan Bates: James Prentis) 82/5m-Drama (Roman von Graham Swift, 1981) (11-01; 9304 > limited release)

Secret Friends (1991-GB; R+B: Dennis Potter, K: Sue Gibson, M: Nicholas Russell-Pavier, D: Alan Bates: John * Gina Bellman * Frances Barber) 98m-Drama (frei nach Roman Ticket to Ride von Dennis Potter, 1986) (04-05; 9209)

Silent Tongue (1992-USA * Sam Shepard ... Eamon McCree) (9402)

The Grotesque (1995-GB * John-Paul Davidson ... Sir Hugo Coal) (Roman von Patrick McGrath) (9606)

O byssinokipos / La cerisaie / Varya / The Cherry Orchard (1999-GR/F/CY; R+B: Michael Cacoyannis, K: Aris Stavrou, D: Charlotte Rampling ° Alan Bates: Leonid Andrejevič Gajev ° Katrin Cartlidge ° Owen Teale) 137/41m-Drama (Bühnenstück Višnjovyj sad von Anton P. Čechov, 1904) (?-05; 0001-F)

The Mothman Prophecies (2001-USA * Mark Pellington ... Alexander Leek) (Buch von John A. Keel) (01-04; 0201)

Gosford Park (2001-GB/USA * Robert Altman ... Jennings) (03-05; 0112)

The Sum of All Fears (Der Anschlag, 2001-USA; R: Phil Alden Robinson, B: Paul Attanasio, Daniel Pyne, K: John Lindley, M: Jerry Goldsmith, D: Ben Affleck * Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Liev Schreiber, Alan Bates: Dressler, Philip Baker Hall, Ron Rifkin, Bruce McGill) 124m-Thriller (Roman von Tom Clancy, 1991) (02-06; 0205)

Evelyn (2001-IRL/GB * Bruce Beresford ... Tom Connolly) (10-?; 0303)

Hollywood North (2002-CDN; R: Peter O'Brian, B: Barry Healey, John Hunter, Tony Johnston, K: Barry Stone, M: Terence Gowan, Blair Packham, D: Alan Bates: Michael Baytes * Deborah Kara Unger * Jennifer Tilly * John Neville * Alan Thicke * Matthew Modine) 89m-Komödie (09-10; 0310)

The Statement (The Statement * Am Ende einer Flucht - The Statement, 2003-CDN/F/GB; R: Norman Jewison, B: Ronald Harwood, K: Kevin Jewison, M: Normand Corbeil, D: Michael Caine * Tilda Swinton * Jeremy Northam, Alan Bates: Armand Berthier, William Hutt, John Neville, Charlotte Rampling) 120m-Thrillerdrama (Roman von Brian Moore, 1995) (03-06; 0402)

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