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Kim Coates Biography

Birth Place:
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Fast Facts

  • After college, performed in various stage productions in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Starred in a 1986 production of Macbeth at the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare festival and in a 1988 Circle in the Square revival of A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway (taking over the role of Stanley Kowalski from Aidan Quinn)
  • Made his film debut in the 1986 Canadian biopic The Boy in Blue
  • Had recurring roles on Prison Break and CSI: Miami
  • Received Gemini Award (Canada's version of the Emmys) nominations for roles in the Showtime series Poltergeist: The Legacy and the 1997 TV-movie Dead Silence
  • Won an Action on Film International Film Festival Half-Life Award in 2009


  • Brenna Coates -- Daughter
  • Kyla Coates -- Daughter
  • Frederick J. Coates -- Father
  • Joyce Coates -- Mother
  • Diana Coates -- Wife