Canadian born actor Kim Coates has the distinction of successfully entering the film and television industry here in Canada, and also crossing the border and expanding his ever growing repertoire into noted feature films which have been given international acclaim and great critical reviews.
With over 40 films to his credit, including The Island directed by Michael Bay, Hostage with Bruce Willis the remake of Assault on Precinct 13, opposite Ethan Hawke, Open Range starring and directed by Kevin Costner with Robert Duvall and Annette Benning Hollywood North with Matthew Modine and Alan Bates, Academy Award winners Black Hawk Down directed by Ridley Scott, and Pearl Harbour directed by Michael Bay, this actor has managed to transcend the barriers between stage, television and film. His talents have been utilized on Broadway in his portrayal of Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire; and in the title role in Macbeth at the legendary Stratford Theatre. He has roles in more than 20 made for television movies such as the NBC mini series Hercules ,Friend of the Family, Disney's Scream Team with Eric Idle, Thoughtcrimes with Joe Flannigan. and the award winning series Fallen Angels with Bill Pullman. These dramatic turns on television have garnered him Gemini nominations for Best Actor in a Featured Supporting Role for Dead Silence and Best Performance in a Guest Role Dramatic Series for The Outer Limits .
Kim Coates has continually proven himself to be a leading force in the world of acting and his versatile volume of work speaks for itself. His strong acting ethic means that he is an actor who cannot be stereotyped and this has brought him critical acclaim.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Diana and their children, Kyla and Brenna.