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Nicholas John Tate (born June 18, 1942) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Eagle pilot Alan Carter in both seasons of the 1970s science fiction television series Space: 1999.

His parents were the actors John Tate and Neva Carr Glyn. His maternal grandparents were also actors, originally from Great Britain, who performed in Vaudeville. His father also had a connection to the works of Space:1999 creator Gerry Anderson, being a secondary voice actor in Thunderbirds.

Tate's big break came with the Australian television series My Brother Jack, followed later by a production of the musical The Canterbury Tales where he played "Nicholas the Gallant" for eighteen months on stage and on tour throughout the country. This was followed by the TV series Dynasty (not related to the later American series of the same name), where he joined his father John Tate for the first time on camera; the two playing father and son roles.

Following his work in Space: 1999, he broke through in film with an award-winning role in the movie The Devil's Playground. He continued to work in film and has continued to have many supporting roles in a number of important theatrical films, including The Year My Voice Broke, Richard Attenborough's Cry Freedom, Return from the River Kwai, A Cry in the Dark, and Hook. Nick Tate has also made guest appearances on numerous hit TV series, such as The X-Files, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Murder, She Wrote, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (in the sixth season episode "Honor Among Thieves"), Farscape and in the Lost episode "Tabula Rasa".

Tate appeared in the TRIP (Tony Rudlin Ingrid Pitt Productions) production of Duty Free (Don't Bother To Dress), by Emmerdale writer, Neville Siggs, which ran in London's West End for 3 months after a successful National Tour.

He is also well known for his voiceover work in theatrical trailers for such films as Jurassic Park and Mission: Impossible, as well as work in commercials, including Guinness beer spots airing beginning in fall 2006. Tate and four other well known voice artists (Don LaFontaine, John Leader, Mark Elliot, and Al Chalk) parodied their unique voiceover styles en route to an awards show in a 1997 short film, 5 Men and a Limo.

In 2000, he provided the voice for the Australian tycoonist Ozzie Mandrill in the game Escape from Monkey Island.

Nick Tate returned to the musical stage, where he played the leading role of Captain E.J. Smith in the Australian premiere of the musical Titanic, which opened on October 25, 2006. A career interview with Tate was published in Talkin' Trek and Other Stories by Anthony Wynn. Nick Tate resides in both Australia and Los Angeles.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Nick Tate, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nicholas John Tate (born June 18, 1942) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Eagle pilot Alan Carter in both seasons of the 1970s science fiction television series Space: 1999.

His parents were the actors John Tate and Neva Carr Glyn. His maternal grandparents were also actors, originally from Great Britain, who performed in Vaudeville. His father also had a connection to the works of Space:1999 creator Gerry Anderson, being a secondary voice actor in Thunderbirds.

Tate's big break came with the Australian television series My Brother Jack, followed later by a production of the musical The Canterbury Tales where he played "Nicholas the Gallant" for eighteen months on stage and on tour throughout the country. This was followed by the TV series Dynasty (not related to the later American series of the same name), where he joined his father John Tate for the first time on camera; the two playing father and son roles.

Following his work in Space: 1999, he broke through in film with an award-winning role in the movie The Devil's Playground. He continued to work in film and has continued to have many supporting roles in a number of important theatrical films, including The Year My Voice Broke, Richard Attenborough's Cry Freedom, Return from the River Kwai, A Cry in the Dark, and Hook. Nick Tate has also made guest appearances on numerous hit TV series, such as The X-Files, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Murder, She Wrote, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (in the sixth season episode "Honor Among Thieves"), Farscape and in the Lost episode "Tabula Rasa".

Tate appeared in the TRIP (Tony Rudlin Ingrid Pitt Productions) production of Duty Free (Don't Bother To Dress), by Emmerdale writer, Neville Siggs, which ran in London's West End for 3 months after a successful National Tour.

He is also well known for his voiceover work in theatrical trailers for such films as Jurassic Park and Mission: Impossible, as well as work in commercials, including Guinness beer spots airing beginning in fall 2006. Tate and four other well known voice artists (Don LaFontaine, John Leader, Mark Elliot, and Al Chalk) parodied their unique voiceover styles en route to an awards show in a 1997 short film, 5 Men and a Limo.

In 2000, he provided the voice for the Australian tycoonist Ozzie Mandrill in the game Escape from Monkey Island.

Nick Tate returned to the musical stage, where he played the leading role of Captain E.J. Smith in the Australian premiere of the musical Titanic, which opened on October 25, 2006. A career interview with Tate was published in Talkin' Trek and Other Stories by Anthony Wynn. Nick Tate resides in both Australia and Los Angeles.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Nick Tate, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1942-06-18

Place of Birth Sydney, Australia

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Nicholas John Tate
  • Nicholas Tate

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Gerry Anderson's Firestorm as NASA Chief (Voice)
5 Men and a Limo as Himself
2014 Lupin the 3rd as Thomas Dawson
2012 Qian Xuesen as Kimball
2011 Killer Elite as Commander B
2010 Pretty Little Liars (2 episodes) as Louis Palmer
2007 The Gene Generation as Doctor
2004 Lost (1 episode)
2002 The Junction Boys as Smokey Harper
2002 Seconds to Spare as Commander Haggarty
1999 Farscape (1 episode) as R. Wilson Munroe
1996 Bed of Roses as Bayard
1995 JAG (2 episodes)
1993 The X-Files (1 episode)
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1 episode) as Liam Bilby
1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (2 episodes)
1992 The President's Child as Lipton
1992 Lady Boss
1991 Hook as Noodler
1991 Steel and Lace as Duncan
1989 Open House (24 episodes)
1989 Return from the River Kwai as Lt. Commander Hunt
1989 Dolphin Cove (8 episodes)
1989 Dangerfreaks
1988 A Cry in the Dark as Charlwood
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1 episode) as Dirgo
1987 Rob Roy
1987 The Year My Voice Broke as Sergeant Pierce
1986 Ivanhoe as Sir Cedric (voice)
1985 The Empty Beach as Brian Henneberry
1984 The Coolangatta Gold
1984 Murder, She Wrote (2 episodes)
1983 Scales of Justice (3 episodes) as Attorney-General
1982 Cosmic Princess as Captain Alan Carter
1982 Journey Through the Black Sun as Captain Alan Carter
1980 Alien Attack as Captain Alan Carter
1979 Licensed to Love and Kill as Jensen Fury
1979 Danger UXB (13 episodes)
1978 Destination Moonbase-Alpha as Captain Alan Carter
1978 Spearhead (19 episodes)
1977 Summerfield as Simon Robinson
1977 The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It as 1st Australian
1976 The Devil's Playground as Brother Victor
1975 Into Infinity as Capt. Harry Masters
1975 The Day After Tomorrow (1 episode) as Captain Harry Masters
1975 Space: 1999 (48 episodes) as Alan Carter
1972 Crown Court (1 episode)
1970 Play for Today (1 episode)
1970 Dynasty (23 episodes)
1969 Submarine X-1 as Leading Seaman X-1
1965 My Brother Jack (10 episodes) as Davey
1964 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode)
1964 Detective (1 episode)

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