Ralph Bates
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1940
Birth Place:
England

Biography

Ralph Bates first grabbed a mass audience by the throat by playing Emperor Calilgula on British television. This led Bates to similar lunatic assignments in the Hammer Studios horror output of the 1970s, including the title roles in Horror of Frankenstein (1970) and Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1972). By far, Bates' kinkiest role was as the manipulative son of Lana Turner in the latter's...