ELIAS KOTEAS, who reteamed with SIMONE Writer/Director/Producer Andrew Niccol after Gattaca, was
nominated twice for a Genie (Canada's Academy Award) for best actor in Roger
Cardinal's Malarek and Atom Egoyan's Exotica.
But it was the Montreal native's breakthrough performance
as Vaughan, the mad scientist with a sexual fetish for car crashes in David
Cronenberg's controversial Crash that catapulted his career. Although
he was an established and popular actor in Canada, his breakthrough performance
in the U.S. was his role as vigilante Casey Jones in New Line Cinema's
blockbuster franchise Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
He was most recently seen in the films Collateral Damage,
Harrison's Flowers and Novocaine and will soon appear in the
His film credits include: Lost Souls, Dancing at
the Blue Iguana, Divorce: A Contemporary Western, The Thin
Red Line, Living Out Loud, Apt Pupil, Fallen, Hit Me,
Camilla, Power of Attorney, Chain of Desire, The
Adjuster, Almost an Angel, Look Who's Talking Too, Desperate
Hours, Blood Red, Full Moon in Blue Water, Tucker: The Man
and His Dream, Some Kind of Wonderful, Gardens of Stone, One
Magic Christmas and Friends, Lovers & Lunatics.
His television credits include: HBO's "Sopranos,"
telefilms "Shot in the Heart" and "Sugartime" and TNT's
"The Habitation of Dragons."
His theatre credits include: "True West" on
Broadway, "Rainbow" at the Actor's Studio, "Terry Neal's
Future" at EST Marathon, "Kiss of the Spider Woman" at Yale
Repertory Theatre and "Death of A Salesman" at The Studio Theatre.
A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he is
also a member of the Actor's Studio.
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