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William Alan Bateman (19 June 1936 – 18 August 2012) was an Australian TV producer and director best known as the creator and original executive producer of the soap opera Home and Away. He was the son of William Glyde Bateman.[1] He was the director manager of the Seven Network and General Manager of Network Ten.[2] He died on 18 August 2012 from cancer.[3][4][5]

Alan Bateman
Born
William Alan Bateman

(1936-06-19)June 19, 1936
Perth, Australia
DiedAugust 18, 2012(2012-08-18) (aged 76)
EducationPerth Modern School
OccupationTV producer and director
Spouse(s)
Clara Bateman (m. 1970⁠–⁠2012)

Judy Lee (m. 1963)
Children4

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ken (26 August 2012). "A Tribute to Alan Bateman (1936-2012)". Wa TV History. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  2. ^ "TV pioneer worked across all channels". The Sydney Morning Herald. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Alan Bateman - Home and Away". Yahoo! TV. Archived from the original on 6 January 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  4. ^ McLennan, Patrick (24 August 2012). "Home and Away creator Alan Bateman dies". What's on TV. TI Media Limited. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  5. ^ Knox, David (23 August 2012). "Vale: Alan Bateman". TV Tonight. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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