Kim Coates Biography

Kim Coates
Kim Coates
  • Born Feb. 21, 1958

Coates was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Fred and Joyce Coates. He first saw a play while attending the University of Saskatchewan, where he enrolled in a drama course as an elective. This experience inspired him to pursue an acting career. Coates portrayed Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire and was the youngest ever to play title role of Macbeth at the Stratford Festival in his native Canada. Coates made his screen debut in the film The Boy in Blue (1986). This role opened up opportunities for him, and he has appeared in over 100 titles to date.\n', '

In 2018 he had his first stage role in almost thirty years, playing Johnny "Rooster" Byron in the Crows Theatre production of Jez Butterworth\'s play Jerusalem. He won the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role – Play (Large Theatre) at the 2018 Dora Awards.\n', '

Coates lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Diana, and two children, Kyla and Brenna. He is known to be good friends with actor William Fichtner, as well as Kevin Costner and Sons of Anarchy co-star Theo Rossi. Kim became a United States citizen in 2010.\n', '

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