- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : PE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (1,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 1
- Birth Year: 1934
- Birthday: 17. February
- Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
- Profile: 4-6
- Type: Emotional Projector
- Inc.Cross: Contagion 1
- Definition: Double Split - Small (1,20)
- Variables: BRL-MLR
- 3254 Transformation
- 1949 Synthesis
- 0463 Logic
- 3041 Recognition
- 1057 Perfected Form
- 1762 Acceptance
British actor of stage and screen, co-starring at age 22 in the original London stage production of "Look Back in Anger." He starred in several movies, including "The Fixer," "Zorba the Greek," "Women in Love" and "Georgy Girl" and continued his brilliant debut on stage with roles such as "Butley" and "Fortune's Fool."
Bates was made Commander of British Empire in 1995 and knighted in 2003.
He and his wife Victoria Ward, whom he married in 1970, had twin sons; his wife died in 1992 of a heart attack and one of the twins, Tristan, died of an asthma attack in 1990 at age 19. His son Benedick is also an actor.
Bates died of pancreatic cancer Saturday, December 27, 2003 in a London hospital, just two months shy of his 70th birthday..