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|Birthplace||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Date of Birth||June 18, 1942|
|Role on LOST||Ray Mullen|
|IMDB||Nick Tate at IMDB|
Nick Tate (born June 18, 1942) is a popular Australian actor best known for his role as the likable but tough Eagle pilot Alan Carter in both seasons of the 1970s science fiction television show 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.
Nick'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 has also made guest appearances on numerous hit TV series, such as The X-Files, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (in the sixth season episode "Honor Among Thieves"), Farscape and in the Lost episode "Tabula Rasa".
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.
Nick is returning to the musical stage, will he will play the leading role of Captain E.J. Smith in the Australian premiere of the musical Titanic, which opened on October 25, 2006. Nick Tate resides in both Australia and Los Angeles.
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