Elias Koteas Overview

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Born: March 11, 1961

Elias Koteas is one of Canada's most well-respected actors, working with Canadian directors Atom Egoyan in The Adjuster and Exotica, and David Cronenberg in Crash has established him as a recognizable face in Canadian cinema. Of Greek descent, the actor was born and raised in Montreal and was an incredibly shy child. So, being a film star was not what he imagined he'd be doing some day — as a child he had actually planned to become an architect. It was watching the television series Happy Days... See All

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