Broadcaster Magazine

ACTRA National Award of Excellence Recipient is Announced

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  • Former “Sons of Anarchy” star Kim Coates will receive the 2024 ACTRA National Award of Excellence from the union representing Canadian performers. The Gemini Award-nominated Saskatoon native will receive the honour on January 28 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.


    The award recognizes an ACTRA member’s career achievements.

    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.