No photo available. Represent John Coates? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 42,347 this week

John Coates (I) (1927–2012)

John Coates was born on November 7, 1927 in Reigate, Surrey, England as John Piesse Coates. He was a producer and production manager, known for The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992), Heavy Metal (1981) and The Snowman (1982). He died on September 16, 2012 in Longfield, Kent, England. See full bio »

Scary Good: IMDb's Guide to Horror

Can't get enough of movies and TV shows that scare up a good fright? Check out Scary Good, IMDb's Horror Entertainment Guide.

Enter if you dare

Related News

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6663 people
created 04 Feb 2016
a list of 510 people
created 08 Oct 2012
a list of 1308 people
created 22 May 2015

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Coates's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Heavy Metal Producer
The Snowman Producer
Famous Fred Producer


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (18 credits)
 2012 The Snowman and the Snowdog (TV Movie) (producer)
 2004 The Tale of Jack Frost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Ivor the Invisible (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 The Animal Train (TV Short) (producer)
 1998 The Bear (Video short) (producer)
 1996 The Willows in Winter (TV Movie) (producer)
 1996 Famous Fred (Short) (producer)
 1995 The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie) (producer)
  The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series) (series producer - 8 episodes, 1992 - 1995) (producer - 3 episodes, 1992 - 1994)
- The Tale of Mr. Tod (1995) ... (series producer)
- The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town-Mouse (1994) ... (producer) / (series producer)
- The Tale of Pigling Bland (1994) ... (series producer)
- The Tailor of Gloucester (1993) ... (producer) / (series producer)
 1991 Father Christmas (TV Movie) (producer)
 1990 Dream Express (Short) (producer)
 1989 Granpa (TV Short) (producer)
 1988 Barney (TV Series) (producer)
 1986 When the Wind Blows (producer)
 1983 David Macaulay: Castle (TV Movie documentary) (animation producer)
 1982 The Snowman (TV Movie) (producer)
 1981 Heavy Metal (sequence producer - segment "Soft Landing")
 1966 Cool McCool (TV Series) (producer)
Show Show Production manager (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Did You Know?


Brother of Anne V. Coates. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed