Cast Member

Detective Alvin Olinsky

Elias Koteas


Elias Koteas stars as undercover Det. Alvin Olinsky, in “Chicago P.D.” Koteas broke out as an international sensation after his starring role in “Crash,” which was awarded a special prize at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. Koteas has starred in Egoyan’s “The Adjuster” and “Exotica,” for which he garnered a Genie nomination for best supporting actor, as well as “Ararat,” for which he won the Genie for supporting actor. Koteas has portrayed notable roles in many films, including Steven Shainberg’s “Hit Me,” “A Swell Looking Babe,” “Gattaca,” “Fallen,” opposite Denzel Washington, and “Zodiac” with Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Ruffalo. Other films include “Shutter Island,” “The Killer Inside Me”, “Let me In,” “Now You See Me” and “Last Days On Mars,” which made its debut at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Television credits include “The Killing,” “Combat Hospital,” Emmy-nominated miniseries “Traffic,” “Shot in the Heart,” “Sugartime,” and “House”.