Biography - A Short Wiki
British actor who debuted in the 1964 classic film, Zorba the Greek. He appeared in Spartacus in 2004 and Hamlet in 1990.
He served in the Royal Air Force and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
He appeared in Women in Love with Oliver Reed and Glenda Jackson.
How did Alan Bates die?
Alan Bates' death was caused by cancer.
He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at a London clinic on Saturday night. Sir Alan, one of the most versatile and explosive actors of his generation, came to prominence in 1956 after his performance in John Osborne’s landmark play Look Back in Anger.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||69 years|
|Birthday||February 17, 1934|
|Death date||December 27, 2003|
|Place of death||Westminster, London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||All Saints' Church, Bradbourne, United Kingdom|
"An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor."Alan Bates
"You've got to have steel in you somewhere."Alan Bates
"People ask, how do you cope, and all I can say is that you do."Alan Bates
"You can't always go by the book, even in comedy."Alan Bates
"Occasionally I do things against my inner voice, but you really should go for the thing that touches you most-even if you don't quite know why it does."Alan Bates