Benedick Bates

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Benedick Bates
Born 1971
United Kingdom
Parent(s) Alan Bates
Victoria Ward

Benedick Bates (born 1971) is a British actor.

The son of actor Alan Bates and actress Victoria Ward, he trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

He has performed numerous times with the Glasgow Citizens Company, at the Chichester Festival Theatre and Edinburgh Festival, and in London's West End, in such productions as Don Carlos, Romeo and Juliet, The Return of A. J. Raffles, The Rose Tattoo, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Semi-Monde.

Bates made his Broadway debut opposite his father in Ivan Turgenev's Fortune's Fool in 2002.

Bates' twin brother Tristan, also an actor, died suddenly in 1990 at the age of 19.

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