November 16, 2016 1:44 pm
Updated: November 16, 2016 1:48 pm

‘Sons of Anarchy’ star Kim Coates getting ACTRA National Award of Excellence

Actor Kim Coates arrives on the red carpet at the season six premiere screening of the television series "Sons of Anarchy" at the Dolby Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 in Los Angeles. Former "Sons of Anarchy" star Coates will receive the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence from the union representing Canadian performers.

Actor Kim Coates arrives on the red carpet at the season six premiere screening of the television series "Sons of Anarchy" at the Dolby Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 in Los Angeles. Former "Sons of Anarchy" star Coates will receive the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence from the union representing Canadian performers.

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Former “Sons of Anarchy” star Kim Coates will receive the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence from the union representing Canadian performers.

The Gemini Award-nominated Saskatoon native will get the honour on Jan. 28 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

The award recognizes an ACTRA member’s career achievements.

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Coates’s film credits include “Black Hawk Down,” “Pearl Harbor” and the upcoming comedy “Goon: Last of the Enforcers.”

He’s also a stage veteran and has numerous TV credits, including recurring roles in “Entourage,” “CSI” and “Prison Break.”

“Kim Coates is a seasoned actor who built his career in Canada,” ACTRA national president Ferne Downey said in a statement.

“From his Saskatoon theatre roots to his breakout in the U.S. as a series lead in ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ Kim is a deeply gifted, soulful actor and a wonderful advocate for Canadian culture.”

ACTRA represents 23,000 Canadian TV, film and radio performers.

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