In the fall of 2010, Kim starred in the blockbuster 3-D movie Resident Evil Afterlife, with Mila Jovovich. Kim has six films opening in 2011, including the hockey epic Goon, with Liev Schreiber and Seann William Scott. The other five are Sacrifice, A Little Help, Sinners And Saints, Robosapien, and Blood: A Butcher's Tale.
Kim's film career began in 1991 with The Last Boy Scout. Two Warner Bros. hits followed: Innocent Blood and The Client. Since that time he has starred in over forty films, including Academy Award® winners Black Hawk Down and Pearl Harbor. Other films include Waterworld and Open Range with Kevin Costner, The Island opposite Ewan McGregor, Grilled with Ray Romano, Silent Hill opposite Sean Bean; Hostage with Bruce Willis, Assault On Precinct 13, Unforgettable, Skinwalkers, and Hero Wanted.
Kim presently has a recurring role on CSI Miami. Other prominent guest starring television roles include Entourage, CSI, CSI: NY, Cold Case, and Prison Break. He has had roles in more than 20 MOW's including Hercules, Friend Of The Family, and Scream Team. These dramatic turns on television have garnered him Gemini nominations for Best Actor in a Featured Supporting Role for Dead Silence and Best Performance in a Guest Role Dramatic Series for The Outer Limits.
In 2008, Kim starred and executive produced the film The Poet. Before its wide release, it won best picture and best director (Damian Lee) at the New York Staten Island Film festival.
At the AOF International Film Festival in Pasadena, Kim received the Half Life Achievement Award for acting in 2009. Kim also won best actor for playing Steve Serrano in King Of Sorrow.
His talents have been well utilised in theatre, appearing in over fifty plays in North America. He starred on Broadway as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, and as the title role in Macbeth at the legendary Stratford Theatre.
Kim Coates has continually proven himself to be a leading force in the world of acting and his versatile volume of work speaks for itself. His strong acting ethic means that he is an actor who cannot be stereotyped and this has brought him critical acclaim.
Kim currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and their two children.