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Elias Koteas

Facts of Elias Koteas

Date of Birth: 1961 , March-11
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch

Quick Timeline of Elias Koteas

1961 Born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
1983 Graduated from American Academy of Dramatic Arts
1983 Became the member of Academy's 1983–84 Production Company
1985 Appeared in the TV movie, Private Sessions
1988 Appeared in the movie, Tucker: The Man and His Dream
1998 Appeared in the movie, Fallen
2014 Appeared in the television series, Chicago PD
1987 Married to Jennifer Rubin
1999 Won Satellite Awards
2003 Won Genie Awards
2014 Won Phoenix Film Festival

Detail Timeline of Elias Koteas

March 11 , 1961

Born in Montréal, Québec, Canada

Best known for his towering height, Elias Koteas was born in the early 1960s in Montréal, Québec, Canada to Canadian parents. His father was a mechanic and his mother worked as milliner. He has Canadian and Greek descent. He is Canadian.

1983

Graduated from American Academy of Dramatic Arts

After his high school graduation, Elias joined Vanier College. He studied there for about two years and then he got enrolled at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. He finally earned a degree from there in 1983.

1983

Became the member of Academy's 1983–84 Production Company

As he was interested in acting, he joined Academy's 1983–84 Production Company as one of its member. He also studied acting under the guidance of Ellen Burstyn and Peter Masterson. During the early 1980s, he starred the role of Father Rangier in the school's production of The Devils.

1985

Appeared in the TV movie, Private Sessions

In 1985, he appeared in a television film Private Sessions. That year he also starred in an American/Canadian Christmas fantasy film One Magic Christmas. Two years later, he appeared in the movies like Some Kind of Wonderful and Gardens of Stone. 

1988

Appeared in the movie, Tucker: The Man and His Dream

At the end of 1980s, he appeared in the movies like Tucker: The Man and His Dream, Full Moon in Blue Water and many more. In 1989, he appeared in Friends, Lovers & Lunatics, Blood Red and Malarek. 

1998

Appeared in the movie, Fallen

He got his rise in fame as an actor in the late 1990s after he starred in an American supernatural thriller film Fallen. He is also critically acclaimed for his role in an American crime drama television series The Killing.

2014

Appeared in the television series, Chicago PD

Besides his appearance in several movies, he is also known for his appearance in TV series. These days, he is famous for starring the role of co-stars as Alvin Olinsky on Chicago P.D... He first appeared in this TV series in 2014. 

1987

Married to Jennifer Rubin

In 1987, Elias got married to love of his life Jennifer Rubin. Jennifer Rubin is an actress and producer. She is also a former model and is known for being the Ford International Model of the Year in 1984. They got divorced in 1990.

1999

Won Satellite Awards

In 1998, he appeared in an American ensemble epic war film The Thin Red Line. For this role, he got his first nomination in Satellite Awards in 1999. He was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble. 

2003

Won Genie Awards

Till date he has been nominated in Genie Awards for four different times but out of these four nominations, he has been honored only once. He won this award in 2003 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. 

2014

Won Phoenix Film Festival

He is also famous for starring his role in the Comedy movie Jake Squared. For this role, he got nominated in Phoenix Film Festival from two categories in 2014. He won this award that year for Special Jury Prize Acting Achievement and Special Achievement in Acting. 

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In 1987, Elias got married to love of his life Jennifer Rubin. Jennifer Rubin is an actress and producer. She is also a former model and is known for being the Ford International Model of the Year in 1984. They got divorced in 1990.

After his high school graduation, Elias joined Vanier College. He studied there for about two years and then he got enrolled at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. He finally earned a degree from there in 1983. As he was interested in acting, he joined Academy's 1983–84 Production Company as one of its member. He also studied acting under the guidance of Ellen Burstyn and Peter Masterson. During the early 1980s, he starred the role of Father Rangier in the school's production of The Devils. He also played the role of Paris in the musical The Golden Apple. In 1985, he appeared in a television film Private Sessions. That year he also starred in an American/Canadian Christmas fantasy film One Magic Christmas.  At the end of 1980s, he appeared in the movies like Some Kind of Wonderful, Gardens of Stone, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, Full Moon in Blue Water and many more. He got his rise in fame as an actor in the late 1990s after he starred in an American supernatural thriller film Fallen. He is also critically acclaimed for his role in an American crime drama television series The Killing. His net worth is $3 million.