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Ralph Bates was a British film actor born in Bristol, England on February 12th, 1940. His first work in a horror film was playing the foppish Lord Courtley in Peter Sasdy's Taste the Blood of Dracula. That same year, he took on a more impressive role, that of everybody's favorite mad scientist Victor Frankenstein in the Hammer Film Productions feature Horror of Frankenstein.

In 1971, Ralph Bates appeared in his third horror feature for Hammer, Lust for a Vampire. Bates had the lead role of Giles Barton. Following Lust for a Vampire, Bates had another lead role. This time, he took on Hammer's version of Doctor Henry Jekyll in 1971's Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde.

Ralph's final film work was the 1990 British adventure movie King of the Wind. Bates passed away a year later in London, England on March 27th, 1991 at the age of 51.

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  • Attended school at the University of Dublin and Yale.

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