Koteas, Elias 1961–

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KOTEAS, Elias 1961–


Born March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; married Jennifer Rubin (an actress and model), 1987 (divorced, 1990). Education: Graduated from American Academy of Dramatic Arts; also attended Vanier College; studied acting at the Actors Studio, New York City.

Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor. Appeared in print ad for The Gap, 2001.

Member: Actors Studio.

Awards, Honors: Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, 1989, for Malarek: A Street Kid Who Made It; Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, 1994, for Exotica; Genie Award, best performance by an actor in a supporting role, 2002, for Ararat.


Film Appearances:

Eddie, One Magic Christmas (also known as Disney's "One Magic Christmas" and Un drole de Noel), Buena Vista, 1985.

Pete Deveber, Gardens of Stone, TriStar, 1987.

Duncan, Some Kind of Wonderful, Paramount, 1987.

(Uncredited) Himself, She's Having a Baby, Paramount, 1988.

Jimmy, Full Moon in Blue Water, Trans World, 1988.

Alex Tremulis, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, Paramount, 1988.

Victor Malarek, Malarek: A Street Kid Who Made It, 1989.

Davey, Friends, Lovers, and Lunatics (also known as Crazy Horse and She Drives Me Crazy), Fries, 1989.

Silvio, Blood Red, Hemdale, 1989.

Stuart, Look Who's Talking Too, TriStar, 1990.

Wally Bosworth, Desperate Hours, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990.

Steve Garner, Almost an Angel, Paramount, 1990.

Wizard, Backstreet Dreams (also known as Backstreet Strays), 1990.

Casey Jones, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, New Line Cinema, 1990.

Noah Render, The Adjuster (also known as L'expert en sinistres), Orion Classics, 1991.

Jesus, Chain of Desire, Mad Dog Pictures/October Films, 1992.

Colson "Colt" Ricks, Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow, Trimark, 1993.

Casey Jones/Whit Whitley, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, New Line Cinema, 1993.

Vincent Lopez, Camilla, Miramax, 1994.

Eric, Exotica, Miramax, 1994.

Paul Diehl, Power of Attorney, Prism Pictures, 1995.

Thomas Daggett, The Prophecy (also known as God's Army and God's Secret Army), Miramax, 1995.

Sonny, Hit Me, Slough Pond, 1996.

Vaughan, Crash, Fine Line Features, 1996.

Edgar Reese, Fallen, Warner Bros., 1997.

Antonio, Gattaca, Columbia, 1997.

Archie, Apt Pupil (also known as L'eleve doue and Un eleve doue—Ete de corruption), TriStar, 1998.

Matt, Divorce: A Contemporary Western, 1998.

Captain James "Bugger" Staros, The Thin Red Line (also known as La mince ligne rouge), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

The Kisser, Living Out Loud, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Johnny Hit and Run Pauline, 1999.

Yeager Pollack, Harrison's Flowers (also known as Les fleurs d'Harrison), Universal Focus, 2000.

Sully, Dancing at the Blue Iguana, Moonstone Entertainment, 2000.

John Townsend, Lost Souls, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Harlan Sangster, Novocaine, Artisan Entertainment, 2001.

Himself, Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malik (documentary), 2002.

Peter Brandt, Collateral Damage, Warner Bros., 2002.

Ali, actor playing Jevdet Bey, Ararat, Miramax, 2002.

(Uncredited) Hank Aleno, S1mOne, New Line Cinema, 2002.

The specialist, The Big Empty (short), 2005.

Arthur Ouimet, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Buena Vista, 2005.

Jailer, Prisoner, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Young Ari, Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (also known as Onassis, Ari: The Private Life of Aristotle Onassis, and The Richest Man in the World), ABC, 1988.

Mike McKay, Traffic (also known as Traffic: The Miniseries), USA Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Wally Smith, The Habitation of Dragons, TNT, 1992.

Butch Blasi, Sugartime (also known as Sam and Phyllis), HBO, 1995.

Gary Gilmore, Shot in the Heart, HBO, 2001.

Television Appearances; Pilot Movies:

Johnny O'Reilly, Private Sessions, NBC, 1985.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Mohannan, Contact, Showtime, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jerry Travers, "Roadrunner," Crime Story, NBC, 1988.

Dominic Palladino, "The Strong, Silent Type," The Sopranos, HBO, 2002.

Voice, "Homeland Insecurity," American Dad! (animated), Fox, 2005.

Also appeared as himself, "The Films of Atom Egoyan," The Directors, Encore.

Stage Appearances:

Billy Tune, "Terry Neal's Future," Marathon '86, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Kiss of the Spider Woman, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1988–89.

Lee, True West, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 2000.

110 Stories, Public Theater, New York City, 2004.

Also appeared in Death of a Salesman; Bent; The Cherry Orchard; The Changing Room; The Lady's Not for Burning; Terry Neal's Future, Ensemble Studio Theatre; and Rainbow Dancing, Actors Studio.