Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 villain
Norman Bates   1960   Psycho  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor, 1 actress
Kathy Bates   1948-  
Benedick Bates   1971-  
Notable Athletes: 1 football, 1 tennis
(tennis) Jeremy Bates   1962-  
(football) Houston Bates   1991-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Bo Diddley (a.k.a. Bates)   1928-2008   blues  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze
(bronze) Al Bates   1928   long jump  
(bronze) Michael Bates   1992   200 m  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Kathy Bates   1990   Misery  
Shakespearian Characters: 1 character
John Bates   Henry V