John Cates

John Cates has been improvising and acting in Chicago for 15 years, as a graduate of The Second City's conservatory and writing programs. In addition to appearing in numerous independent films and web series, John has written and performed sketch comedy in many of Chicago's great local theaters.

John is a veteran on both sides of the camera, as a former producer at Second City Communications and Creative Director at Cates Collaborative, and could be seen recently by millions of pain-sufferers on a national broadcast commercial campaign for Aleve.

Link to reel:  https://vimeo.com/228559735/f6cc7b933d

Location Chicago
Union SAG/AFTRA
Height 5'10"
Hair Brown
Eyes Blue