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Gerald Bates

GERALD BATES, Chelsea, Mich., graduated from Michigan State University in June with a B.A. in Radio-TV-Film and will continue there with graduate work in the same field this fall. His roles at MSU include Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Kinesias in Lysistrata, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, and the title role in the MSU Childrens Theatre production of Robin Hood. On the staff of WKAR-AM-FM-TV at Michigan State he has worked as director, actor, program host, and in costuming. In 1955 he toured Germany as an actor-technician with a 4th Infantry Division theatre group.

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Credited as cast

  1. King Lear (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Soldier
  2. Much Ado About Nothing (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Conrade
  3. Troilus and Cressida (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Calchas

: Film production
: Performance