has been on film sets since birth, learning from his older sister, actress Holliston Coleman
, and at age 6 he decided to give it a try himself. He promptly landed multiple national commercials and went on to guest-star in such TV series as Knight Rider
, In Plain Sight
and others, with a recurring role on the NBC sci-fi series Surface
and as part of the lead family in William H. Macy
's pilot, Family Man
Coleman's film appearances include Friends with Money and Must Love Dogs and lead roles in Glass House: The Good Mother and Take. He also starred opposite John Cusack in the title role of the feature film Martian Child, where he played an emotionally disturbed foster child who believes he is (and may be) from Mars. Upcoming are Robosapien, an adventure from the producer of Spiderman, X-Men and Ironman, in which Coleman co-stars with his sister Holliston; and the coming-of-age film Snowmen with Ray Liotta and Christopher Lloyd.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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