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 / AB-Frank Rice) 96m-Künstlerdrama
# 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, AB-Arthur Alan Blakey) 99m-Drama (Roman von Mary Hayley Bell)
# 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: AB-Vic/tor Arthur Brown, June Ritchie) 112m-Drama (Roman von Stan Barstow)
# The Running Man (Der zweite Mann, 1962/63-GB; R: Carol Reed, B: John Mortimer, K: Robert Krasker, M: William Alwyn, D: Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, AB-Stephen)° 103m-Gangsterfilm (Roman von Shelley Smith)
# The Caretaker (Der Hausmeister, 1963-GB; R: Clive Donner, B: Harold Pinter, K: Nicolas Roeg, M: Ron Grainer, D: AB-Mick, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw) 105m-Drama
# Nothing but the Best (Man geht wieder über Leichen, 1963-GB; R: Clive Donner, B: Frederic Raphael, K: Nicolas Roeg, M: Ron Grainer, D: AB-Jimmy Brewster, Denholm Elliott) 99m-Komödie
# Alexis Zorbas / Zorba the Greek (Alexis Sorbas, 1964-GR/GB; R+B: Michael Cacoyannis, K: Walter Lassally, M: Mikis Theodorakis, D: Anthony Quinn, AB-Basil, Irene Papas) 142/6m-Tragikomödie (Roman von Nikos Kazantzakis)
# Georgy Girl (Georgy Girl, 1966-GB; R: Silvio Narizzano, B: Margaret Forster, Peter Nichols, K: Ken Higgins, M: Alexander Faris, D: James Mason, AB-Jos Jones, Lynn Redgrave) 100m-Komödie (Roman von Margaret Forster)
# 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: AB-Private Charles Plumpick + all-star cast) 102/10m-Tragikomödie
# Far from the Madding Crowd (Die Herrin von Thornhill, 1967-GB; R: John Schlesinger, B: Frederic Raphael, K: Nicolas Roeg, M: Richard Rodney Bennett, D: Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch, AB-Gabriel Oak) 175m-Drama (Roman von Thomas Hardy)
# The Fixer (Ein Mann wie Hiob, 1968-USA; R: John Frankenheimer, B: Dalton Trumbo, K: Marcel Grignon, M: Maurice Jarre, D: AB-Jakov Bok, Dirk Bogarde) 132m-Drama (Roman von Bernard Malamud)
# Women in Love (Liebende Frauen, 1968-GB * Ken Russell ... Rupert Birkin) (Roman von D.H. Lawrence) (08-12; 6911)
# Three Sisters (1970-GB; R: Laurence Olivier; John Sichel K: Geoffrey Unsworth, M: William Walton, D: Jeanne Watts, Joan Plowright, Louise Purnell, Derek Jacobi / AB-Oberst Veršinin) 165m-Drama
# The Go-Between (Der Mittler, 1970-GB; R: Joseph Losey, B: Harold Pinter, K: Gerry Fisher, M: Michel Legrand, D: Julie Christie, AB-Ted Burgess) 116m-Melodram (Roman von L.P. Hartley)
# A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1971-GB; R: Peter Medak, B: Peter Nichols, K: Ken Hodges, D: AB-Bri, Janet Suzman: Sheila) 106m-Drama
# L'impossible objet / Questo impossibile oggetto (1972-F/I; R: John Frankenheimer, B: Nicholas Mosley; Eric Kahane, K: Claude Renoir, M: Michel Legrand, D: AB-Harry, Dominique Sanda) 110/7m-Drama (Roman von Nicholas Mosley)
# Butley (1973-USA/GB/CDN; R: Harold Pinter, B: Simon Gray, K: Gerry Fisher, D: AB-Ben Butley, Jessica Tandy) 130m-Drama
# In Celebration (1974-GB; R: Lindsay Anderson, B: David Storey, K: Dick Bush, ZM: Christopher Gunning, D: AB-Andrew Shaw) 131m
# Royal Flash (Royal Flash, 1975-GB; R: Richard Lester, B: George MacDonald Fraser, K: Geoffrey Unsworth, MA: Ken Thorne, D: Malcolm McDowell, AB-Rudi von Sternberg, Florinda Bolkan) 98/118m-Abenteuerkomödie (Roman von George MacDonald Fraser)
# An Unmarried Woman (Eine entheiratete Frau, 1977-USA; R+B: Paul Mazursky, K: Arthur J. Ornitz, M: Bill Conti, D: Jill Clayburgh, AB-Saul Kaplan) 124m-Drama
# The Shout (Der Todesschrei, 1978-GB; R: Jerzy Skolimowski, B: Michael Austin, Jerzy Skolimowski, K: Mike Molloy, M: Rupert Hine, Anthony Banks, Michael Rutherford, D: AB-Charles Crossley, Susannah York) 87m-Horror
# The Rose (The Rose, 1978-USA * Mark Rydell ... Rudge) (04-?; 7911)
# Nijinsky (Nijinsky, 1979-GB; R: Herbert Ross, B: Hugh Wheeler, K: Douglas Slocombe, ML: John Lanchbery, D: AB-Sergei Diaghilev) 125m-Biografie
# Quartet (Quartett, 1980/81-GB/F * James Ivory ... H.J. Heidler) (Roman von Jean Rhys) (8105)
# Britannia Hospital (Britannia Hospital, 1981/82-GB * Lindsay Anderson ... cameo) (>09<; 8205)
# The Return of the Soldier (Schatten der Vergangenheit, 1981/82-GB; R: Alan Bridges, B: Hugh Whitemore, K: Stephen Goldblatt, M: Richard Rodney Bennett, D: Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret, AB-Chris Baldry) 102m-Drama (Roman von Rebecca West)
# 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, AB-Jerry Jackson, John Gielgud) 99m-Abenteuer (Roman von Magdalen King-Hall)
# Duet for One (1986-USA; R: Andrei Konchalovsky, B: Tom Kempinski, Jeremy Lipp, Andrei Konchalovsky, K: Alex Thomson, D: Julie Andrews, AB-David Cornwallis, Max von Sydow, Rupert Everett) 107m-Drama
# 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, AB-Jack Meehan) 107m-Thrillerdrama (Roman von Jack Higgins)
# We Think the World of You (1988-GB; R: Colin Gregg, B: Hugh Stoddart, K: Mike/Michael Garfath, M: Julian Jacobson, D: AB-Frank Meadows, Max Wall, Liz Smith) 94m-Komödie (Roman von J.R. Ackerley)
# 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, Francois Cluzet, Kristin Scott Thomas, AB-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, AB-Felix Detweiller, Kathy Baker) 105m-Thriller
# Dr. M (1989-D/F/I; R: Claude Chabrol, B: Sollace Mitchell, Thomas Bauermeister, Claude Chabrol, K: Jean Rabier, M: Mekong Delta; Paul Hindemith, D: AB-Dr. Marsfeldt, Jennifer Beals)* 116m-Science-Fiction (frei nach Roman von Norbert Jacques)
# Hamlet (Hamlet, 1990-USA; R: Franco Zeffirelli, B: Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli, K: David Watkin, M: Ennio Morricone, D: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, AB-Claudius) 135m-Drama
# Entre chien et loup / Shuttlecock (1990/91-F/GB; d: Andrew Piddington, B: Tim Rose Price, K: Denis Lenoir, M: Barry Adamson, D: Lambert Wilson * AB-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: Nick/Nicholas Russell-Pavier, D: AB-John, Gina Bellman) 97m-Drama (Roman von Dennis Potter)
# Silent Tongue (Schweigende Zunge, 1992-USA; R+B: Sam Shepard, K: Jack Conroy, M: Patrick O'Hearn, D: AB-Eamon McCree, Richard Harris, Dermot Mulroney, River Phoenix) 98/101m-Westerntragödie
# The Grotesque (The Grotesque, 1995-GB; R: John-Paul Davidson, B: Patrick McGrath; John-Paul Davidson, K: Andrew Dunn, M: Anne Dudley, D: AB-Sir Hugo Coal, Theresa Russell, Sting) 98m-Gruselkomödie (Roman von Patrick McGrath)
# O byssinokipos / La cerisaie / Varya (1999-GR/F/CY; R+B: Michael Cacoyannis, K: Aris Stavrou, D: Charlotte Rampling, AB-Leonid Andrejevič Gajev) 137/41m-Drama
# The Mothman Prophecies (The Mothman Prophecies - Tödliche Visionen, 2001-USA; R: Mark Pellington, B: Richard Hatem, K: Fred Murphy, M: tomandandy, D: Richard Gere, Laura Linney / AB-Alexander Leek) 119m-Thriller (Buch von John A. Keel)
# Gosford Park (2001-GB/USA/D/I; R: Robert Altman, B: Julian Fellowes, K: Andrew Dunn, M: Patrick Doyle, D: Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, AB-Jennings, Claudie Blakley, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Tim Hollander, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Camilla Rutherford, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sophie Thompson, Emily Watson, Natasha Wightman, James Wilby) 137m-Drama
# 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 / AB-Dressler) 124m-Thriller (Roman von Tom Clancy)
# Evelyn (Evelyn, 2001-IRL/GB * Bruce Beresford ... Tom Connolly) (10-?; 0303)
# Hollywood North (2002-CDN; R: Peter O'Brian, B: Tony Johnston, K: Barry Stone, M: Terence Gowan, Blair Packham, D: AB-Michael Baytes, Deborah Kara Unger) 89m-Komödie
# The Statement (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, AB-Armand Berthier) 120m-Thrillerdrama (Roman von Brian Moore)
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