Conrad Coates

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Conrad Coates
Conrad Coates Recent.jpg
Born (1970-07-12) July 12, 1970 (age 46)
London, England
Other names C.C, C. Coates
Occupation Actor, teacher
Years active 1985–present
Children 1

Conrad Coates (born July 12, 1970) is an English born[1] Canadian actor and teacher, best known for the roles of Morgan in The Dresden Files and in Degrassi: The Next Generation as Jimmy Brooks' (then portrayed by Drake) father.


Early life[edit]

Coates was born in London, England to immigrants from Jamaica. At a young age he moved to Canada, where he was educated. After school, he worked in local and regional theaters and at the Stratford (Shakespeare) Festival.[2]


Since 1985 Coates has acted in theatre, film, television and radio. Performing in more than 40 stage productions across the country, including two seasons at The Stratford Shakespeare Festival, North America's largest classical repertory theatre.

With extensive work in Canadian and American television, his work also expands to include writing, producing, teaching and mentoring.

In 2003, he wrote, produced and directed a short film titled "Dakota", and for several years, Coates was a drama teacher for Toronto's multi-discipline "SuiteLife Arts for Youth Program." [3]

He has primarily been cast as bit parts, but has carried supporting character roles in several television series, including Kyle XY, The Zack Files, La Femme Nikita, and These Arms of Mine. He appeared in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Hephaestus, God of Craft and husband to Aphrodite, Unnatural History as Samuel Tolo & a guest appearance in the Fringe episode What Lies Below as Vincent Ames. He has also appeared in Supernatural as one of Crowley's Demons in the episode Caged Heat (Supernatural). Conrad appears in Saving Hope as Bryan Travers. Currently, he has a recurring role in the 3rd season of the Syfy series Defiance, playing T’evgin, an alien of the race Omec.[4][5][6][7]

As well as commercial, film and television, Conrad teaches an acting school under the name "Coates and Company".[8]

Personal life[edit]

Conrad has at least one daughter whom he delivered himself.[9]


Year Title Role Notes
1989 War of the Worlds Driver Episode: "Epiphany"
1989 My Secret Identity Bobby Spillman Episode: "One on One"
1990 The Campbells Jim Episode: "Eyes of Angels"
1990 Counterstrike Uncredited Episode: "Art for Art's Sake"

Episode: "Dead in the Air"

1990 The Hitchhiker Frank Episode: "Fading Away"
1990 Clarence Cellblock Cop TV Movie
1991 Deceived Policeman #2
1991-1992 Street Legal Constable Osborne Episode: "The Prosecution"

Episode: "Break-ups and Mergers"

1992 Beyond Reality Dr. Lee/The Waiter Episode: "Dancing with the Man"
1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Becker Episode: "Sunday at Hotel with George"
1993 Trial & Error Eddie TV Movie
1994 Car 54, Where Are You? DA #2
1995 Open Season Fielding Rep #1
1995 TekWar Dr Reingold Episode: "Carlotta's Room"
1995 To Die For Weaselly Guy
1995 Rude Rude Caller
1997 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Dr. Bradford Episode: "Fire Within/Fate"
1997 Critical Care Dr. Miller
1998 Earth: Final Conflict Rev. Billy Mitchell Episode: "Infection"
1999 Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow Bill Lee TV Short
1999 Avengers Lead Synthesoid Episode: "Remnants"
2000 Biohazard Code: Veronica Narrator Video Game
2000 Finding Buck McHenry Hartford Cole TV Movie
2000 Who Killed Atlanta's Children? Special Agent TV Movie
2000 Hendrix Black Panther TV Movie
2000 Relic Hunter Mysterious Local Episode: "The Legend of The Lost"
2001 Blue Murder Raymond Spears Episode: "Out-of Towners: Part 1"
2001 Twice in a Lifetime Gang Boss Episode: "Moonshine Over Harlem"
2000-2001 These Arms of Mine Steven Armstrong Episode: "Distant Lover (Pilot)"

Episode: "Come Rain or Come Shine"
Episode: "Getting to Know You"
Episode: "My So-Called Episode"
Episode: "To Sir, with Love"

2001 La Femme Nikita Haled Episode: "A Time for Every Purpose"

Episode: "Let No Man Put Asunder"
Episode: "The Evil That Men Do"
Episode: "The Man Behind the Curtain"

2001 The Pretender: Island of the Haunted Adama, triumvirate member TV Movie
2001-2002 The Zack Files Headmaster T. Monk Recurring (14 episodes)
2001-2002 Tracker Counsilman Prestin Episode: "Remember When"

Episode: "The Beast"

2002 Scared Silent Whit Colby TV Movie
2002 Street Time Philip Leeds Episode: "Rabid Dawg"
2002 Saint Monica Calm Man
2002 Body & Soul Dr. Marshall Banks
2003 Sounder Preacher #2 TV Movie
2003 Name of the Rose Detective Francis Collins
2003 Word of Honor Col. Pierce Truscott TV Movie
2004 The Eleventh Hour Episode: "Georgia"
2004 1-800-Missing Detective Episode: "In the Midnight Hour"
2004-2008 Degrassi: The Next Generation Jimmy's Dad Episode: "Secret: Part 2 (2004)"

Episode: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (2005)"
Episode: "Working for the Weekend (2006)"
Episode: "Broken Wings (2008)"

2005 Hollywood Flies Ray TV Movie
2005 ReGenesis Canadian Army Officer Episode: "The Promise"
2005 This Is Wonderland Episode: "2.1"
2005 Kevin Hill Morris Wilson Episode: "A River in Egypt"
2005 Slings and Arrows Frog Hammer Employee Episode: "Rarer Monsters"

Episode: "Fallow Time"

2005 Saw II Addition Voice Talent (Voice)
2006 Between Truth and Lies Detective Lopez TV Movie
2006 The Sentinel Agent Hauser
2006 Gospel of Deceit Neil-Saint Armand TV Movie
2006 Solar Strike Colonel Alby TV Movie
2006 Earthstorm Will TV Movie
2006 Mayday Captain Abate Episode: "Ocean Landing"
2007 How She Move David Green
2007 Painkiller Jane Prosecutor Episode: "Trial by Fire"
2007 Bionic Woman Doctor #1 Episode: "Pilot" & "Unaired Pilot"
2007 Smallville Keating Episode: "Bizarro"
2007 Christmas Caper Clive Henry TV Movie
2007-2008 The Dresden Files Morgan Lead (7 Episodes)
2007-2008 Kyle XY Julian Ballantine Recurring (9 Episodes)
2008 Reaper Kenneth Episode: "The Leak"
2008 Vipers Lewison TV Movie
2009 Helen Stephen
2009 The Death of Alice Blue Detective McGregor
2007-2009 'da Kink in My Hair Richard (7 Episodes)
2009 Come Dance at My Wedding Ryan TV Movie
2009 The Good Times Are Killing Me Norton TV Movie
2009 Skyrunners Agent Armstrong TV Movie
2010 Fringe Vincent Ames Episode: "What Lies Below"
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Hephaestus
2010 Cell 213 Frank
2010 Warehouse 13 Officer Kessman Episode: "Mild Mannered"
2010 Covert Affairs Hasaan Waleed Episode: "In the Light"
2010 TRON: Legacy Bartik
2010 Supernatural Crowley's Demon Episode: "Caged Heat"
2011 Nikita President Ungara Episode: "Girl's Best Friend"
2011 XIII: The Series Episode: "The Train"
2011 Combat Hospital Oga Civilian Episode: "Do No Harm"
2011 Lost Girl The Black Thorn Episode: "I Fought the Fae (and the Fae Won)"
2011 Against the Wall Matt Gibbons Episode: "Countdown to Meltdown"
2011 Sanctuary Yusuf Episode: "Fugue"

Episode: "Homecoming"

2012 This Means War Smart Consumer Guard 'Hudson'
2012 The Listener Rafiq Episode: "The Taking"
2012 Saving Hope Brian Recurring
2012 Two Hands to Mouth Ibraahim
2014 Haven Mr. Simon Episode: "Mortality"
2015 Defiance T'evgin Season: 3

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