During her lifetime, Dabney Coleman has made her mark in the Hollywood industry with a number of hit movies. She has also been nominated for several awards including two Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. She has also won the Mary Pickford Award in 2018. Her career has spanned almost three decades and she is still active in the industry.
Dabney Coleman was born on January 3, 1932 in Austin, Texas. She is a member of the mixed ethnic group, having English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swiss-German ancestry. She studied at the University of Texas and took acting classes at the Neighborhood Playschool School of Theater in New York. She was trained in method acting by Sanford Meisner.
After graduating from the University of Texas, Coleman entered the military. She served two years in the U.S. Army and participated in the campaign to protect forests nationwide. She also worked with Bronson Pinchot on a campaign to protect forests in Asheville, North Carolina. After completing his military career, Coleman began her acting career. She has appeared in more than 60 movies and has also been nominated for a number of awards including three Golden Globe Awards. She has also received an Emmy Award. She has also been nominated for two consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has a house in Brentwood, California that is worth $5 million and consists of four bedrooms.
Dabney Coleman has been married twice. She first married Ann Courtney Harrell in 1957. She divorced Harrell in 1959. She later married Jean Hale in 1961. They have a son, Randy, and three daughters. In 1984, Dabney and Jean Hale separated legally, but they remained in a relationship for more than twenty years.
Coleman is a fan of tennis. She plays in local sanctioned tournaments. She is also a member of the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. She is an avid tennis player and has also participated in the campaign to protect forests nationwide. In 1998, she worked with Bronson Pinchot on a campaign to protect forests in Asheville, North Carolina.
Coleman has appeared in dozens of hit television series. She has played villainous roles in a number of movies. She also won the Emmy Award for Sworn to Silence in 1987. Her other film credits include Melvin and Howard (1980), Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976), and Fernwood Tonight (1977). She has also appeared in the Tony Scott film Domino (1998). She has also appeared in episodes of NCIS and The Guardian. She has appeared in the movies You’ve Got Mail (1998) and The Towering Inferno (1974). Her most recent appearance was in the Netflix film The Good Wife (2012).
Coleman has appeared in dozens of hit movies and has won multiple Emmy nominations. She has also received one Golden Globe nomination. She has starred in several television shows including Boardwalk Empire. She has also played the role of lawyer Burton Fallin in the television series, “The Guardian,” from 2001 to 2004. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance on the show.