The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

New Book! Ralph Bates Biography.

Virginia Bates, Ralph Bates’ widow has contributed significantly to this biography of Ralph Bates, who died of pancreatic cancer in 1992. RALPH BATES: AN ACTORS LIFE.

The very first biography of British actor Ralph Bates – known to audiences for his various roles in Hammer Films (Taste the Blood of Dracula, Horror of Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, Lust for a Vampire, & Fear in the Night) as well as numerous television productions (The Caesars, Poldark, Dear John) and theatre productions (Absent Friends, Run For Your Wife, Woman in Mind). This authorized biography was written with the cooperation and contributions from Bates’ family, friends, and coworkers. All profits from this book shall be donated to the Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund. Written by biographer Christopher Gullo (“In All Sincerity…Peter Cushing” & “The Films of Donald Pleasence”).

Coming in the near future from Midnight Marquee Press

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1 Comment

  1. William Gaunt and Carolyn Lyster August 18, 2015

    Dear Christopher Gullo,
    We have nothing to contribute to Ralph’s biography except to say that he was a charming and lovely man.
    With Kind Regards,
    William and Carolyn


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