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Dabney Coleman BIO

Dabney Wharton Coleman is an American actor. Coleman's best known films include 9 to 5, On Golden Pond, Tootsie, WarGames, Cloak & Dagger, The Beverly Hillbillies, You've Got Mail, Inspector Gadget, Recess: School's Out, Moonlight Mile, and Rules Don't Apply.

Dabney Coleman STAGE CREDITS

American Couple


Guard at Yalta

Marine Sgt. Loomis

Second K.G.B. Guard

Dabney Coleman Movies

[1965]The Slender Thread Charlie

[1968]The Scalphunters Jed

[1969]Downhill Racer Mayo

[1969]The Trouble with Girls Harrison Wilby

[1970]I Love My Wife Frank Donnelly

[1973]Cinderella Liberty Executive Officer

[1974]The Dove Charles Huntley

[1974]The Towering Inferno Deputy Chief #1

[1975]Bite the Bullet Jack Parker

[1975]Black Fist Heineken

[1975]The Other Side of the Mountain Dave McCoy

[1976]Midway Captain Murr Arnold

[1977]Rolling Thunder Maxwell

[1977]Viva Knievel! Ralph Thompson

[1979]North Dallas Forty Emmett Hunter

[1980]Pray TV Marvin Fleece

[1980]Melvin and Howard Judge Keith Hayes

[1980]9 to 5 Franklin Hart, Jr.

[1980]How to Beat the High Cost of Living Jack Heintzel

[1980]Nothing Personal Dickerson

[1981]Modern Problems Mark Winslow

[1981]On Golden Pond Bill Ray

[1982]Young Doctors in Love Dr. Joseph Prang

[1982]Tootsie Ron Carlisle

[1983]WarGames McKittrick

[1984]The Muppets Take Manhattan Martin Price, Murray Plotsky

[1984]Cloak & Dagger Jack Flack, Hal Osborne

[1985]The Man with One Red Shoe Cooper

[1987]Dragnet Jerry Caesar

[1988]Hot to Trot Walter Sawyer

[1990]Where the Heart Is Stewart McBain

[1990]Short Time Burt Simpson

[1990]Meet the Applegates Aunt Bea

[1992]There Goes the Neighborhood Jeffrey Babitt

[1993]The Beverly Hillbillies Milburn Drysdale

[1993]Amos & Andrew Chief of Police Cecil Tolliver

[1994]Clifford Gerald Ellis

[1995]Judicial Consent Charles Mayron

[1997]A Witch's Way of Love Joel

[1998]You've Got Mail Nelson Fox

[1999]Inspector Gadget Chief Quimby

[1999]Stuart Little Dr. Beechwood

[1999]Taken Ethan Grover

[1999]Giving It Up Johnathan Gallant

[2001]Recess: School's Out Principal Prickly

[2002]Moonlight Mile Mike Mulcahey

[2002]The Climb Mack

[2003]Where the Red Fern Grows Grandpa

[2005]Domino Drake Bishop

[2007]Hard Four Spray Loomis

[2016]Rules Don't Apply Raymond Holliday

Dabney Coleman TV Shows

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Merle Jeeter

The Streets of San Francisco Andrew Horvath, Sr., George Todd

The Slap Maxwell Story Slap Maxwell

The Guardian Burton Fallin

The F.B.I. Barnes, Mr. Jamison, Ty Williams

That Girl Dr. Leon Bessemer

Room 222 Gary Webster Sr., Calvin Schuller

Recess Principal Peter Prickly

Pound Puppies Mayor

McMillan & Wife Walter Jennings, Hansen

Boardwalk Empire Commodore Louis Kaestner

Mannix Howard Graham, Ralph Stoner

Madman of the People Jack 'Madman' Buckner

It's Garry Shandling's Show. Dabney Coleman

I Dream of Jeannie Captain Dan Yardley, Lt. George Webb

Forever Fernwood Merle Jeeter

Drexell's Class Otis Drexell

Columbo Hugh Creighton, Detective Murray

Buffalo Bill Bill Bittinger

Bonanza Clyde, Ivar Peterson

Dabney Coleman Videos

Dabney Coleman News

Schedule Announced For The 2023 CAPA Summer Movie Series At The Ohio Theatre, June 15- July 16

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, has announced the schedule for its 54th series of classic films and cult favorites. The 2023 series will run June 15-July 16 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and feature 19 films over five weeks.

The LA Premiere of THE NEW ABOLITIONISTS Will Be Launched By 'Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World'

Katharine 'Kat' Kramer, a founder of 'Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World,' international cinema series to showcase motion pictures and documentaries that raise awareness of important social issues, will launch the LA Premiere of 'The New Abolitionists' - a film by Christina Zorich, on Friday October 21st at the Laemmle Monica Film Center in Santa Monica.

Review: 5-Star Theatricals' THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Kavli Theatre

With TV star Teri Hatcher ('Desperate Housewives,' 'Lois & Clark') leading the way, 5-Star Theatricals' production of 'The Addams Family' is a gag-filled laughfest, with great tunes, a cemetery full of puns, and even a wardrobe malfunction. It's real, and it's spectacular!

Dolly Parton & Kelly Clarkson Release New '9 to 5' Rework

Directed by Camille Hardman and Gary Lane, the documentary infuses humor with facts as the cast of the original blockbuster film 9 to 5—Dolly Parton,  Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dabney Coleman, as well as Rita Moreno and Allison Janney from  the 9 to 5 TV Series and 9 to 5 Broadway Musical. Listen to the new duet now!

Review: 9 TO 5 at Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre

What did our critic think of 9 TO 5 at FMCT? 9 to 5 is a 2008 stage adaptation of the classic 1980 comedy movie starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lilly Tomlin and Dabney Coleman. The musical features music & lyrics by Dolly Parton. Dolly also wrote the title song for the 1980 movie.

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre To Welcome The Clampetts in THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES �" THE MUSICAL

Since the theatre first opened its doors in 1996, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has become known for bringing both classic musicals, as well as area and regional premieres  to the stage. 

PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10

Today, producers of Plaza Suite, the hit comedy by Neil Simon starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, announced a third extension due to overwhelming demand.

BWW Review: TOOTSIE at Dolby Theatre

Read our critic's review. TOOTSIE is a contemporary take on an old trope: a man unconvincingly passes himself off as a woman, everyone in his world buys it, and hilarity tries to ensue. It's been done countless times, going back past Shakespeare to the ancient Greeks. That doesn't mean it always works, however, and TOOTSIE is a mixed bag.

PLAZA SUITE on Broadway Announces TodayTix Mobile Lottery

Find out how to get tickets and the TodayTix mobile lottery policy for the highly anticipated production of Neil Simon’s comedy Plaza Suite.

STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary to Premiere at SXSW

Still Working 9 to 5 reunites stars Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dabney Coleman from original 9 to 5 film,  as well as Rita Moreno from the 9 to 5 TV series, Allison Janney from the Broadway musical, and other stars from the television and stage versions of the classic film. Watch the new teaser trailer now!

Wake Up With BWW 3/9: THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT to Be Developed into a Broadway Musical, and More!

Today's top stories: The Queen's Gambit to be adapted into a Broadway musical, Chaka Khan and Idina Menzel sing 'I'm Every Woman', original Assassins cast reunites, and more!

VIDEO: STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary Celebrates International Women's Day With New Clip, Featuring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin & More

When the highest-grossing comedy, '9 to 5,' starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about women in the office.

BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5

Moreno starred on the short-lived '9 to 5' television series in 1982 and 1983. She played Violet Newstead, the character originated in the movie by Lily Tomlin and eventually played on Broadway by Allison Janney.

BWW Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Cultural Impact in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5

'It validated [women's] thoughts that it ain't fair. It ain't fitting. As good workers, they shouldn't be treated that way,' Fonda says of '9 to 5,' which she starred in alongside Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton. 

BWW Exclusive: Allison Janney Respects Women Who Paved the Way in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5

n the documentary, she will tell exclusive stories about her time onstage in that production — including one about what happened the day Marc Kudisch (the actor playing Mr. Hart) fell into the pit without a cushion underneath him.

BWW Exclusive: Dolly Parton Talks Equal Pay in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5

In this brand new clip from the upcoming documentary 'Still Working 9 to 5,' Dolly Parton discusses the conditions under which she joined the cast of the 1980 classic film.

TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON

Next year, film aficionados can enjoy a yearlong journey spanning nine decades of cinema history, through a dozen of some of the movie industry’s greatest titles, as Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies present the seventh annual TCM Big Screen Classics series.

New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Explores the Film's Legacy and Relevance

A new documentary, 'Still Working 9 to 5' will chronicle the origins and legacy of the classic comedy film starring starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin.

Marc Shaiman Will Write Original Music For Revival of PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award® winner Marc Shaiman will write original music for the recently announced production of Neil Simon's comedic play about marriage, Plaza Suite, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award® winner Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey. 

Tickets On Sale Now For Boston and Broadway Engagements of PLAZA SUITE, Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Tickets go on sale to the general public today at 10:00 AM for both the Boston and Broadway engagements of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.


Dabney Coleman has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Dabney Coleman has not appeared in the West End.

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