Ralph Bates in Taste the Blood of Dracula

Ralph Bates (1940 - 1991)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) [Dr. Jekyll]: Falls from a roof while fleeing from police, while midway through his transformation into Martine Beswick. "His" body (a composite of Ralph and Martine) is shown lying on the ground afterwards. (Thanks toTB)
  • Fear in the Night (Dynasty of Fear; Honeymoon of Fear) (1972) [Robert]: Hung from a tree by Peter Cushing off-screen.  His body is later shown. 
  • I Don't Want to Be Born (The Baby; The Devil Within Her; The Monster; Sharon's Baby) (1975) [Gino Carlesi]: Hanged when the possessed baby throws a noose around his neck in the garden.

TV Deaths Edit

  • The Caesars (1968; mini-series) [Caligula]: Stabbed to death by John Paul and the other conspirators. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970; mini-series) [Thomas Culpepper]: Executed (off-screen) by beheading. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Dangerous Knowledge: Comprehensive Cover (1976) [Sanders]: Shot dead on the beach by John Gregson . (Thanks to Brian)

Noteworthy ConnectionsEdit

  • Great-great-nephew of Louis Pasteur.
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