Elias Koteas is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles in movies such as Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) as Duncan, The Adjuster (1991) as Noah Render, Exotica (1994) as Eric / Club’s DJ, The Prophecy (1995) as Thomas Dagget, Crash (1996) as Vaughan, Fallen (1998) as Edgar Reese, The Thin Red Line (1998) as Capt. Stars and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie series as Casey Jones / Whit.

He is also known to resemble the looks of actor Christopher Meloni.

Quick Info
Full NameElias Koteas
Date of BirthMarch 11, 1961
Birth PlaceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Age59 years
Height5 feet 10.5 (1.79 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Jennifer Rubin (m. 1987 div 1990)
Heather Graham (1997)
Net worthUS $7 million

Early Life and Bio

Elias was born on the 11th of March 1961 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There is not much information about his family or early life. However, we know that his father worked as a mechanic for the Canadian National Railways while his mother worked as a milliner. Both of his parents have Greek ancestry. Elias can speak Greek fluently.

We will update this section as soon as we find new information about his family or early life.

Elias Koteas

Nationality and Physical Stats

Elias Koteas is currently 59 years old. He has a slim build of height 5 feet 10 and a half inch or 1.79 m and weight 78 kg or 172 lbs. Similarly, his hair’s color is salt and pepper, and the color of his eyes is dark brown.

Elias’s nationality is Canadian, and his ethnicity is Greek.

His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Education: Schooling

Elias Koteas attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, which is located in New York. He took acting classes there and completed his training in 1983. He also attended Vanier College, which is in Montreal.

He has kept many things about his personal life private, including his education. However, we will update this page as soon as new information is disclosed.



Elias Koteas made his movie debut in 1985’s One Magic Christmas as Eddie. Some of his popular movies are Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) as Duncan, The Adjuster (1991) as Noah Render, Exotica (1994) as Eric / Club’s DJ, The Prophecy (1995) as Thomas Dagget, Crash (1996) as Vaughan, Fallen (1998) as Edgar Reese, The Thin Red Line (1998) as Capt. Stars, Gardens of Stone (1987) as Pete December, Full Moon in Blue Water (1988) as Jimmy, Desperate Hours (1990) as Wally Bosworth,

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) as Casey Jones / Whit, Cyborg 2 (1993) as Cotton Ricks, Lost Souls (2000) as John Townsend, The Big Empty (2005) as The Specialist, Zodiac (2007) as Sgt. Jack Mulanax, Shooter (2007) as Jack Payne, Prisoner (2007) as Jaller, Shutter Island (2010) as Andrew Laeddis alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Now You See Me (2013) as Lionel Shrike, Devil’s Knot (2013) as Jerry Driver, My Days of Mecy (2017) as Simon Moro.

Elias Koteas

Television Shows

Elias Koteas first appeared on television in 1985’s Private Sessions as Johnny O’Reilly. Some of his popular TV shows are: Shot in the Heart (2001) as Gary Gilmore, Traffic (2004) as Mike McKay, House (2006) as Jack Moriarty, CSI: NY (2008) as Joe / Douglas Anderson, The Killing (2013) as James Skinner, Chicago P.D. (2014-2018) as Alvin ‘Al’ Olinksy and a few more.

Chicago P.D.

In this American police procedural drama television series, Elias Koteas has portrayed Alvin’s Al’ Olinsky’s character. Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead created the show. The show starred Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciatti, Archie Kao, Amy Morton, Brian Geraghty, Tracy Spiridakos, and Lisseth Chavez. The show is rated 8.1 by IMDb.

Elias didn’t choose to leave the show. He left the show because his character had to be killed in the show.

Awards and Achievements

Elias Koteas has been nominated for various prestigious and honorable awards for his astonishing performances in various movies and TV shows. He has been honored with awards like Canadian Screen Awards, Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition, Genie Awards, Gold Derby Awards, Satellite Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many more.

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Personal Life: Wife

Elias Koteas was married to an actress named Jennifer Rubin. They had tied their knot on the 2nd of December, 1987. However, the couple didn’t last long, and after around two years of being married to each other, they finally divorced each other in 1990.

After that, he got into a relationship with Heather Graham in 1997 but broke up for unknown reasons. Currently, he isn’t in any relationship, as far as we know.

Elias doesn’t have any children yet.

What is Elias Koteas’ Net Worth?

Elias Koteas has been working in the entertainment industry from 1985 to the present and has earned a huge amount of money by working in many awesome movies and TV shows. He has a net worth of $7 million. 

Social Media Presence

Elias Koteas likes to keep his personal life private and is very good at it. Due to this, he isn’t active on any social media platform.

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