Jul. 12th, 1970
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Conrad Coates (born July 12, 19 70) is best known for the roles of Morgan in The Dresden Files and in Degrassi: The Next Generation as Jimmy Brooks' (Drake) father. Coates was born in London, England. 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. 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".
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 currently appears in Saving Hope as Bryan Travers as well as commercial & film work Conrad teaches an acting school under the name "Coates and Company".