Granville Bates

Jan 7, 1882

Bio: Owl-faced Granville Bates began scowling his way through films in 1929. At one juncture in the mid-1930s, it was virtually impossible not to see Bates on screen; between 1936 and 1939, he appeared in 46 films-an average of 11 per year! Most often cast as dyspeptic grandpops and truculent storekeepers, he was particularly well-served in two of director Garson… More


Granville Bates Videos

The Shining Hour
29 seconds
The Plainsman
26 seconds
Hard To Get
3 minutes 51 seconds
Brother Orchid
2 minutes 42 seconds
My Favorite Wife
3 minutes 39 seconds

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