Actor Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy, Goon...) & Actor Dayton Callie (Sons of Anarchy, Deadwood...) join us on a special episode of The Matthew Aaron Show this Monday (12/8) as we broadcast live from Chicago starting at 5pm PT / 7pm CT.
Kim and Dayton make their second appearance on the show to discuss the upcoming series finale of SONS OF ANARCHY and their experiences working on the show over the last 7 years. Sons of Anarchy's final episode airs Tuesday December 9th on FX.
KIM COATES just finished filming a guest arc on the hit NBC series Crossing Lines in Prague with William Fichtner and Donald Sutherland. In 2013, Kim starred in the feature film A Fighting Man opposite James Caan and Famke Janssen, and had 3 feature films open; Rufus, Ferocious, The Dark Truth, which Kim co-produced and starred alongside Forrest Whitaker and Andy Garcia. In 2012, Kim starred in the sports comedy Goon alongside Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber and Jay Baruchel, for which Kim is nominated for Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role at the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards. Goon was much lauded by international audiences and critics alike. In 2011, Kim starred in Sacrifice with Cuba Gooding Jr., A Little Help, with Jenna Fisher, Sinners and Saints and Robosapien.
In the fall of 2010, Kim starred in the blockbuster 3D movie Resident Evil Afterlife with Milla Jovovich. Kim’s film career began in 1991 with The Last Boy Scout. Two Warner Brothers’ hits followed: Innocent Blood and The Client. Since that time he has starred in over forty films, including Academy Award winners Black Hawk Down directed by Ridley Scott, and Pearl Harbor directed by Michael Bay. Other films include Waterworld and Open Range with Kevin Costner, The Island opposite Ewan McGregor, Grilled with Ray Romano, Silent Hill opposite Sean Bean, Hostage with Bruce Willis, Assault on Precinct 13, Unforgettable, Skinwalkers, and Hero Wanted.
Kim returned to Entourage for its final season as Carl Ertz, the sleazy movie producer. His performance garnered so much attention in previous seasons that Ertz’s return was a direct request. He appeared in a recurring role on CSI Miami. Other prominent guest starring television roles include CSI, CSI NY, Cold Case, and Prison Break. He has had roles in more than 20 MOW’s including the NBC miniseries Hercules, and Disney’s Scream Team. These dramatic turns on television have earned him Gemini nominations for Best Actor in a Featured Supporting Role for HBO’s Dead Silence and Best Performance in a Guest Role Dramatic Series for The Outer Limits.
In 2008, Kim starred in and executive produced the film The Poet. Before its wide release, it won best picture and best director (Damian Lee) at the New York Staten Island Film festival. At the AOF International Film Festival in Pasadena, Kim received the Half Life Achievement Award for acting in 2009. Kim also won best actor for playing Steve Sorrano in King of Sorrow.
Kim starred on Broadway as “Stanley Kowalski” in A Streetcar Named Desire, as the title role in Macbeth at the legendary Stratford Theatre, and has appeared in over fifty plays in North America. Kim Coates has continually proven himself to be a leading force in the world of acting and his versatile volume of work speaks for itself. His strong acting ethic means that he is an actor who cannot be stereotyped, and this has brought him critical acclaim.
Kim currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and their two children.
DAYTON CALLIE, best known for his role as “Charlie Utter” on HBO’s Deadwood, has amassed a wealth of film, television and stage credits during his career spanning two decades. In 2009 he did his first horror movie, Rob Zombie's Halloween 2. He has performed in over 20 Off-Broadway stage productions in New York City. His television credits include everything from Kate and Allie on up through K-Ville, John from Cincinnati, “The Miniature Killer" episode on C.S.I. and dozens of other top-rated shows.
Callie’s feature film credits include The Devil’s Carnival, which was released last year; The Last Days of Frankie the Fly and Executive Target, both which he wrote & starred in; The Final Season; Undisputed; Derailed; and Volcano. He also has two other films which he has written in development at this time. His last film, The Motel Life with Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff, was released in 2012. The Devil’s Carnival II is set to begin filming this fall.