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Sir Alan Bates

(1934-2003), Actor

Sir Alan Arthur Bates

Sitter in 7 portraits
After studying at RADA, Bates appeared on stage in John Osborne's Look Back in Anger (1956), and Pinter's The Caretaker (1960). He made his film debut in The Entertainer (1960), which he followed with appearances in some of the most popular films of the decade including, A Kind of Loving (1962), Zorba The Greek (1965), Georgy Girl (1966), Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) and Women in Love (1969). He appeared in David Storey's In Celebration (1969) and Simon Gray's Butley (1971), for which he won a Tony Award.

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Sir Alan Bates, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1850

Sir Alan Bates

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 9 May 1972
NPG P1850

Sir Alan Bates, by John Vere Brown - NPG x36232

Sir Alan Bates

by John Vere Brown
bromide fibre print, 1957
NPG x36232

Sir Alan Bates in 'Whistle Down the Wind', by Unknown photographer - NPG x34537

Sir Alan Bates in 'Whistle Down the Wind'

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1961
NPG x34537

The Caretaker Group, by Peter Rand - NPG x136008

The Caretaker Group

by Peter Rand
bromide print, 7 January 1963
NPG x136008

Sir Alan Bates, by Frances McLaughlin-Gill - NPG x46520

Sir Alan Bates

by Frances McLaughlin-Gill
bromide fibre print, 1965
NPG x46520

Sir Alan Bates, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x35359

Sir Alan Bates

by Trevor Leighton
bromide print, 11 June 1989
NPG x35359

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Sir Alan Bates

by Andy Gotts
bromide fibre print, 5 January 2002
NPG x134649

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