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Bates Motel

American drama thriller television series

Bates Motel


Director Tucker Gates, Ed Bianchi, Roxann Dawson and Christopher Nelson
Duration 45 minutes
Awards Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television
Genre thriller and television drama
Nominated for TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Composer Chris Bacon
Production company American Genre, Kerry Ehrin Productions, Universal Television and A&E Networks
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin and Anthony Cipriano
Producer Justis Greene and Vera Farmiga
Number of episodes 50
Number of seasons 5

About Bates Motel

Bates Motel is an American psychological horror drama television series that aired from March 18, 2013, to April 24, 2017. It was developed by Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin, and Anthony Cipriano, and is produced by Universal Television and American Genre for the cable network A&E.A contemporary prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho (based on Robert Bloch's 1959 novel of the same name), it depicts the lives of Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) prior to the events portrayed in the film, albeit in a different fictional town (White Pine Bay, Oregon, as opposed to Fairvale, California) and in a modern-day setting. However, the final season loosely adapts the plot of Psycho. Max Thieriot and Olivia Cooke both starred as part of the main cast throughout the series' run. After recurring in the first season, Néstor Carbonell was added to the main cast from season two onward. The series begins in Arizona with the death of Norma's husband, after which Norma purchases the Seafairer motel located in a coastal Oregon town so that she and Norman can start a new life. Subsequent seasons follow Norman as his mental illness becomes dangerous, and Norma as she struggles to protect her son, and those around him, from himself. The series was filmed outside Vancouver in Aldergrove, British Columbia, along with other locations within the Fraser Valley of British Columbia. A&E chose to skip a pilot of the series, opting to go straight-to-series by ordering a 10-episode first season. On June 15, 2015, the series was renewed for a fourth and fifth season, making Bates Motel A&E's longest-running original scripted drama series in the channel's history. The series' lead actors, Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore, received particular praise for their performances in the series, with the former receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and winning a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television. Bates Motel also won three People's Choice Awards for Favorite Cable TV Drama, and for Favorite Cable TV Actress (Farmiga) and Actor (Highmore).

Main cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.

Oldest

81 years, 11 days

Youngest

22 years, 1 month, 11 days

Born first

15 February 1942

Born last

2000

American actress Vera Farmiga

Vera Farmiga

American actress

Japanese-Vietnamese actress and director. Jyoko Kyoko

Jyoko Kyoko

Japanese-Vietnamese actress and director.

English actress  Olivia Cooke

Olivia Cooke

English actress

American actress Nicola Peltz

Nicola Peltz

American actress

American actress Jaime Ray Newman

Jaime Ray Newman

American actress

Canadian actress Teryl Rothery

Teryl Rothery

Canadian actress

Canadian actress and producer Kathleen Robertson

Kathleen Robertson

Canadian actress and producer

American television producer and screenwriter Carlton Cuse

Carlton Cuse

American television producer and screenwriter

American actor and fashion model Mike Vogel

Mike Vogel

American actor and fashion model

Greek-Canadian actress Tracy Spiridakos

Tracy Spiridakos

Greek-Canadian actress

Canadian actress Keegan Connor Tracy

Keegan Connor Tracy

Canadian actress

American actress Brooke Smith

Brooke Smith

American actress

American actor Max Thieriot

Max Thieriot

American actor

American actor-singer Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose

American actor-singer

American actor Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell

American actor

Canadian actress Agam Darshi

Agam Darshi

Canadian actress

Canadian actor Michael Eklund

Michael Eklund

Canadian actor

Canadian actress Carmen Moore

Carmen Moore

Canadian actress

Canadian actress Gillian Barber

Gillian Barber

Canadian actress

Korean Canadian actress Diana Bang

Diana Bang

Korean Canadian actress

American actress Molly Price

Molly Price

American actress

Canadian actress Alexia Fast

Alexia Fast

Canadian actress

American actor and director  Austin Nichols

Austin Nichols

American actor and director

Canadian actress Sarah Grey

Sarah Grey

Canadian actress

American actress Rebecca Creskoff

Rebecca Creskoff

American actress

Canadian actress Leah Cairns

Leah Cairns

Canadian actress

Canadian actress Aliyah O'Brien

Aliyah O'Brien

Canadian actress

Canadian actress Conchita Campbell

Conchita Campbell

Canadian actress

French-American actor Michael Vartan

Michael Vartan

French-American actor

Portuguese-Canadian actor Louis Ferreira

Louis Ferreira

Portuguese-Canadian actor

American actor Kenny Johnson

Kenny Johnson

American actor

Canadian actor Brendan Fletcher

Brendan Fletcher

Canadian actor

Canadian actor Jay Brazeau

Jay Brazeau

Canadian actor

English actor Ian Hart

Ian Hart

English actor

American actor Jere Burns

Jere Burns

American actor

American actor W. Earl Brown

W. Earl Brown

American actor

actress Valerie Tian

Valerie Tian

actress

Canadian actress Lindsay Collins

Lindsay Collins

Canadian actress

American actor Michael O'Neill

Michael O'Neill

American actor

Japanese–Canadian actor Hiro Kanagawa

Hiro Kanagawa

Japanese–Canadian actor

American actor Al Sapienza

Al Sapienza

American actor

American actor Kevin Rahm

Kevin Rahm

American actor

Canadian actor Terry Chen

Terry Chen

Canadian actor

Welsh actor Andrew Howard

Andrew Howard

Welsh actor

Canadian actor Robert Moloney

Robert Moloney

Canadian actor

actor Vincent Gale

Vincent Gale

actor

Canadian voice actor Peter New

Peter New

Canadian voice actor

Canadian actor David Cubitt

David Cubitt

Canadian actor

American actor Marshall Allman

Marshall Allman

American actor

Canadian actor Peter Stebbings

Peter Stebbings

Canadian actor

Canadian actor Tom McBeath

Tom McBeath

Canadian actor

actor Ben Cotton

Ben Cotton

actor

Canadian actor Martin Cummins

Martin Cummins

Canadian actor

Canadian actor Andrew Airlie

Andrew Airlie

Canadian actor

Canadian actor Peter James Bryant

Peter James Bryant

Canadian actor

American actor Lindsey Ginter

Lindsey Ginter

American actor

American actor Francis X. McCarthy

Francis X. McCarthy

American actor