Tate, Nick 1942- (Nicholas Tate)

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Tate, Nick 1942- (Nicholas Tate)


Born June 18, 1942, in Sydney, Australia; son of John Tate (an actor) and Neva Carr-Glyn (an actress); married Hazel Butterfield; children: Thomas Chevral, Jessica Josephine.


Agent—Tisherman Agency, 6767 Forest Lawn Dr., Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90068; Brady, Brannon and Rich, 5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90036.


Actor. Australian Broadcasting Corp., worked in television production, 1959-64. Voice for television and radio commercials. Military service: Served in Australian Army.

Awards, Honors:

Australian Film Institute Award, best actor in a lead role, 1976, for The Devil's Playground.


Film Appearances:

Master at Arms, A Man for All Seasons, 1966.

(As Nicholas Tate) Leading seaman X-1, Submarine X-1, United Artists, 1968.

(Uncredited) Royal Air Force pilot, Battle of Britain, United Artists, 1969.

Brother Victor, The Devil's Playground, International Film Exchange, 1976.

Simon Robinson, Summerfield, Clare Beach Films, 1977.

First Australian, The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It, 1977.

Jensen Fury, No. 1—Licensed to Love and Kill (also known as The Man from S.E.X.), Catalina Video, 1979.

Joe Lucas, The Coolangatta Gold (also known as The Gold and the Glory), Michael Edgley International, 1984.

Brian Henneberry, The Empty Beach, Jethro Films, 1985.

Joe Lucas, The Coolangatta Gold, Republic Pictures Productions, 1985.

Richie, Cry Freedom, Marble Arch Productions, 1987.

Anthony Wheeler, Olive, 1987.

Sergeant Pierce, The Year My Voice Broke, 1987, Avenue Pictures, 1988.

Charlwood, A Cry in the Dark (also known as Evil Angels), Warner Bros./Evil Angel, 1988.

Lieutenant Commander Hunt, Return from the River Kwai, Universal, 1988.

Duncan, Steel and Lace, Fries Entertainment, 1990.

Noodler, Hook, TriStar, 1991.

Henry Haddock, Jr., The Public Eye, Universal, 1992.

Silent Cries (also known as Guests of the Emperor), 1993.

Fayard, Bed of Roses, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Five Men and a Limo, 1997.

Detective, Mementos, Scorpio Rising, 2004.

Roy, The Vanished, Fifteen-Thirty, 2005.

Frank Knight, A Knight Lost, NJ Tate, 2006.

Surgeon, The Gene Generation, Compound B, 2007.

Also appeared in Nobody Runs Forever (also known as The High Commissioner), and Reflections.

Film Director:

A Knight Lost, 2006.

Film Executive Producer:

A Knight Lost, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

My Brother Jack, ABC (Australia), 1965.

Matt Parsons, Spyforce, 1971.

Captain Alan Carter, Space: 1999, syndicated, 1975-77.

Tim Hoffman, Spearhead (also known as Spearhead in Germany, Spearhead in Hong Kong and Spearhead in Ulster), LWT, 1978.

Lieutenant Chris Craik, Danger UXB, Thames, 1979.

Holiday Island, 1981.

James Hamilton, Sons and Daughters, Seven Network, 1985-86.

Roger McSwain, Open House, Fox, 1989.

Baron Trent, Dolphin Cove, CBS, 1989.

Provided voices for the animated series Futurama.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Kenneth Reissel, A Place in the World, ABC (Australia), 1979.

Attorney General, Scales of Justice, ABC (Australia), 1983.

True Believers, ABC (Australia), 1988.

Lady Boss (also known as Jackie Collins's "Lady Boss"), NBC, 1992.

Voice, Red Planet (animated), 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Private Trevor James, "A Pyre for Private James," The Wednesday Play, BBC, 1966.

Watt Hatchett, "Artists in Crime," Detective, BBC, 1968.

Don Ross, "An Ordinary Man," Dixon of Dock Green, BBC, 1968.

James McCarthy, "The Boscombe Valley Mystery," Sherlock Holmes, BBC, 1968.

Gurd Lingstrom, "There's This Bird, See …," The Troubleshooters (also known as Mogul), BBC, 1969.

Peter Mason, a recurring role, Dynasty, ABC (Australia), 1970-71.

Frank Ross, "Any More at Home Like You," Matlock Police, Ten, 1971.

"Overload," Over There, ABC (Australia), 1972.

Roy, "Cry of Vengeance," Division 4, Nine Network, 1972.

Sergeant Peter Irwin, "Boney and the Black Opal," Boney, Seven Network, 1972.

Sergeant Peter Irwin, "Boney Tells a Fortune," Boney, Seven Network, 1972.

Barry West, "Sleeper," Homicide, Seven Network, 1972.

John Mason, "Warcry," Homicide, Seven Network, 1972.

Joseph Taylor, "Flight 484," Homicide, Seven Network, 1973.

Dr. Stephen Saul, "Tables of the Heart," Crown Court, ITV, 1973.

Moore, "A Deep Dark Place," Ryan, 1974.

Captain Harry Masters, "Into Infinity," NBC Special Treat, NBC, 1975.

Jeff Burns, "The Other Man's Grass," Chopper Squad, 1979.

Steve Jackson, "Number on End," Play for Today, BBC1, 1980.

Johnny Delvaux, "The Hit," The Gentle Touch, London Weekend Television, 1981.

Graham Porter, "Win Some, Lose Some: Parts 1 & 2," A Country Practice, Seven Network, 1982.

Major Winn, "Some Old, Something New," Patrol Boat, ABC (Australia), 1983.

Major Winn, "Tango Victor," Patrol Boat, ABC (Australia), 1983.

Nigel Haughton, "It Isn't Cricket," The Flying Doctors, Nine Network, 1987.

Ross Townsend, "Have a Nice Day," Boon, ITV (England), 1988.

Butterfly Island, Seven Network, 1988.

Dirgo, "Final Mission," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1990.

John Taylor, "The System Works," Night Court, NBC, 1991.

Brian Courtney, Dear John, 1991-92.

Bob, "The Big Payoff," Matlock, NBC, 1992.

Inspector Stillwell, "Tinker, Tailor, Liar, Thief," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

"Alien Aided Affection," Civil Wars, 1993.

Tim Jarvis, "Southern Double-Cross," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996.

Voices of second and third pirates, "The Darkest Fathoms," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), Cartoon Network and syndicated, 1996.

"Going Home," Party of Five, Fox, 1996.

Dingo Hand, "Dingo," F/X: The Series, syndicated, 1996.

Voices of Darcy and second hunter, "Village of the Doomed," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), Cartoon Network and syndicated, 1996.

Bilby, "Honor among Thieves," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, syndicated, 1998.

Martin "Avishominis" Chesterfield, "Birdman," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1998.

Dr. Openshaw, "Two Fathers," The X-Files, Fox, 1999.

Captain Kennedy, "Man Overboard," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2000.

"Boomerang: Part 2," JAG, CBS, 2000.

Senior Sergeant Ray Bock, "It Happened One Night," Water Rats, Nine Network, 2001.

Doctor William Gull, "The Knife," The Lost World (also known as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World), 2001.

R. Wilson Munroe, "A Constellation of Doubt," Farscape, 2003.

Ray Mullen, "Tabula Rasa," Lost, 2004.

Appeared in "The Dark Island," an episode of The Champions; "In the Cause of Justice," Special Squad; also appeared in episodes of Civil Wars, ABC.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Long John Silver, c. 1956.

The Skin of Our Teeth, c. 1956.

Alan Carter, Journey through the Black Sun, ITV, 1976.

Captain Harry Masters, Into Infinity (also known as The Day after Tomorrow), NBC, 1976.

Alan Carter, Destination Moonbase Alpha (also known as Space: 2100), ITV, 1976.

Alan Carter, Cosmic Princess, ITV, 1976.

Alan Carter, Alien Attack, ITC, 1976.

Number on End, BBC, 1980.

Voice of Sir Cedric, Ivanhoe, 1986.

North, The Alien Years, ABC (Australia), 1988.

Police State, ABC (Australia), 1989.

Lipton, The President's Child (movie), CBS, 1992.

Silent Cries (also known as Guests of the Emperor), Yorkshire, 1993.

Commander Haggarty, Seconds to Spare, 2002.

Smokey Harper, The Junction Boys, 2002.

Admiral Lewis, Counterstrike, 2003.

Appeared in the pilot The Chaser, ATN-7 (Australia); and in the movie Olive, ABC (Australia); also appeared in Artists in Crime, BBC, Behind the Legend, ABC (Australia), Butterfly Island, Conduct to the Prejudice, ATV, Crown Court, Granada, Division 4, Dixon of Dock Green, BBC, Dynasty, ABC (Australia), Gentle Touch, London Weekend Television, Homicide, Learned Friend, ABC (Australia), The Men, Men of Action, ABC (Australia), My Brother Jack, ABC (Australia), Patrol Boat, ABC (Australia), A Place in the World, Purple Jacaranda, ABC (Australia), Pyre for Private James, BBC, Scales of Justice, ABC (Australia), Sherlock Holmes, BBC, Sons and Daughters, Spearhead, Stringer, ABC (Australia), Too Many People Are Disappearing, ABC (Australia), Trouble Shooters, BBC, West End Tales, ATV, Winner Takes All, ABC (Australia), and Z Cars.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Narrator, Attila: The Making of an Expic Mini-Series, USA Network, 2001.

Television Work; Episodic:

Directed episodes of A Country Practice.

Stage Appearances:

Amahl, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Sydney Opera Company, Sydney, Australia, 1956.

Squire Nicholas, Canterbury Tales, J. C. Williamson Company, Sydney, 1964.

Tom Finley Jr., Sweet Bird of Youth, Independent, Sydney, Australia, 1969.

Don, Don's Party, Old Tote Theatre, Sydney, Australia, 1972.

Br. Meehan, An Awful Rose, Old Tote Theatre, 1972.

Number One Rooster, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1976.

Duty Free, Victoria Place Theatre, England, 1977.

Winter Journey, Cambridge Theatre, England, 1979.

Parks, Caravan, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia, 1984.

Charlie, Foreigner, Elizabethan Theatre, Sydney, Australia, 1986.

Gerald, Woman in Mind, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles, 1995.

Harry, Seven Out, Globe Theatre, Los Angeles, 1998.

Appeared in The Real Inspector Hound, Tasmanian National Theatre.

Major Tours:

Appeared in Duty Free (also known as Don't Bother to Dress), British cities; and A Winter Journey.



Rob Roy, 1987.

Alan Carter, Space: 1899, Fanderson, 2004.

Video Games:

Prince Xizor and IG-88, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, LucasArts Entertainment, 1996.

Ozzie Mandrill, Escape from Monkey Island, LucasArts Entertainment, 2000.



Starlog, June, 1996.