Elias Koteas

Biography: Elias Koteas is a Canadian actor. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, on 11 March 1961. His father was a rail mechanic and his mother was a milliner. Koteas moved to New York and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1983. He also studied at the Actors Studio, where Fred Roos spotted him and cast him One Magic Christmas. His biggest film role to date is as Thomas Daggett, the lead in The Prophecy. He also played Casey Jones in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films, and has been in Some Kind of Wonderful, Crash, Gattaca, The Thin Red Line, and Zodiac. His stage credits include Kiss of the Spider Woman, Death of a Salesman, Bent, and The Cherry Orchard. Along with the cast of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, he was nominated for a Best Acting Ensemble Critics Choice Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He won a Genie award in 2003 for his performance in Ararat.

Elias Koteas' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 79 Let Me In
Lowest Metascore: 16 Lost Souls
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 34
  2. Negative: 9 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
30 Jake Squared Aug 15, 2014 Producer / Jake Klein / Jake Klein tbd
42 Devil's Knot May 9, 2014 Jerry Driver 5.3
46 The Last Days on Mars Dec 6, 2013 Charles Brunel / Charles Brunel 5.5
37 Winnie Mandela Sep 6, 2013 Colonel De Vries 5.0
50 Now You See Me May 31, 2013 Cast 6.9
61 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas Nov 4, 2011 Sergei Katsov 6.6
35 Dream House Sep 30, 2011 Hooded Man/Boyce 7.3
69 3 Backyards Mar 11, 2011 John 6.2
79 Let Me In Oct 1, 2010 The Policeman 8.2
53 The Killer Inside Me Jun 18, 2010 Joe Rothman 7.8
57 Defendor Feb 26, 2010 Chuck Dooney 8.7
63 Shutter Island Feb 19, 2010 Laeddis 7.9
34 The Fourth Kind Nov 6, 2009 Abel Campos 5.4
33 The Haunting in Connecticut Mar 27, 2009 Reverend Popescu 6.0
74 Two Lovers Feb 13, 2009 Ronald Blatt 8.5
70 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Dec 25, 2008 Monsieur Gateau 7.2
38 Dark Streets Dec 12, 2008 Lieutenant 5.0
33 Skinwalkers Aug 10, 2007 Jonas 6.2
tbd Prisoner Jul 20, 2007 Jailer tbd
53 Shooter Mar 23, 2007 Jack Payne 7.7
78 Zodiac Mar 2, 2007 Sgt. Jack Mulanax 8.1
55 The Greatest Game Ever Played Sep 30, 2005 Arthur Ouimet 8.0
62 Ararat Nov 15, 2002 Ali/Jevdet Bay 7.7
75 Shot in the Heart Mar 27, 2002 Gary Gilmore 8.5
49 Harrison's Flowers Mar 15, 2002 Yeager Pollack 7.4
33 Collateral Damage Feb 8, 2002 Peter Brandt 7.3
45 Novocaine Nov 16, 2001 Harlan Sangster 8.7
41 Dancing at the Blue Iguana Oct 19, 2001 Sully 8.6
16 Lost Souls Oct 13, 2000 John Townsend 1.9
78 The Thin Red Line Jan 8, 1999 Capt. James 'Bugger' Staros 8.2