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Dabney Coleman

Dabney Coleman


1/3/1932, Austin, Texas

Birth Name

Dabney Wharton Coleman



Also Known As

Dabney Colman, Dabney Colemen
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Dabney Coleman was born in Austin Texas in 1932 and was raised in Corpus Christi. Coleman attended both the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Texas school of law before deciding on a career in acting. Coleman also served in the military, with the US Army, Special…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • In 1987, Dabney won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special playing Martin Costigan on Sworn to Silence.

    • Coleman has been nominated three times for a Golden Globe, and has won once. He won for his work as a leading man in The "Slap" Maxwell Story (1987) and was nominated in the same category for Buffalo Bill (1983). Coleman has also received a nomination for "Actor in a supporting role" for 1987's Sworn to Silence.

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