Coleman's other television credits include The Texan, Kiss My Act, My Date with the President's Daughter, In the Line of Duty, Must Be Santa, Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story, Never Forget and the television series Drexell's Class and Madman of the People. He was featured in the CBS drama The Guardian all three seasons.
In motion pictures, many people feel Coleman's breakthrough performance was in 9 to 5 essaying the role of the male chauvinist boss. Over the years, the veteran actor has starred in Tootsie, War Games, On Golden Pond, Cloak and Daggar, On Golden Pond and Dragnet. Recently, he's been seen in You've Got Mail, Inspector Gadget, Stuart Little, Moonlight Mile and is heard as the voice of Principal Prickley in the animated feature Recess: School's Out.
He was born in Austin, Texas and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, and currently resides in Los Angeles. His birth date is Jan. 3.
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Dabney Coleman Facts
|Birth Name||Dabney Wharton Coleman|
|Birthday||January 3, 1932 (85)|
|Birthplace||Austin, Texas, USA|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is Dabney Coleman compared to you?|
|Awards||1988 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (for The "Slap" Maxwell Story)|
|Don't Just Do Something, Stand There|
|9 To 5|
|The Beverly Hillbillies|
|Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman: The Complete Series|