Dabney Coleman

Total Box Office:
 $51.7M
Highest Rated:
94% Melvin and Howard (1980)
Lowest Rated:
0% Hot to Trot (1988)
Birthday:
Jan 3
Birthplace:
Austin, Texas, USA
Bio:
Coleman attended a Virginia military school before studying law and serving in the army. While attending the University of Texas, Coleman became attracted to acting, and headed to New York, where he studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse. After stage experience and TV work, Coleman made his movie…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Char-ac-ter
  • Actor
-- 2012
Hard Four
  • Actor
-- 2010
Character
  • Actor
-- 2009
Hard Four
  • Actor
-- 2005
19% Domino
  • Drake Bishop
$10.1M 2005
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade
  • Actor
-- 2003
Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Grandpa
-- 2003
Fighting for Freedom: Revolution & Civil War
  • Narrator
-- 2002
Giving It Up
  • Actor
-- 2002
63% Moonlight Mile
  • Mike Mulcahey
$6.7M 2002
The Climb
  • Mack "Mackie" Leonard
-- 2002
Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street
  • Actor
-- 2001
61% Recess: School's Out
  • Principal Prickly
$34.8M 2001
Kiss My Act
  • Henry Rooney
-- 2001
How To Marry A Billionaire - A Christmas Tale
  • Screenwriter
  • John Kennedy
-- 2000
How to Marry a Billionaire
  • Actor
-- 2000
21% Inspector Gadget
  • Chief Quimby
-- 1999
66% Stuart Little
  • Dr. Beechwood
-- 1999
Giving It Up
  • Actor
-- 1999
Must Be Santa
  • Actor
-- 1999
Exiled (Exiled: A Law & Order Movie)
  • Lt. Stober
-- 1998
Target Earth
  • Sen. Ben Arnold
-- 1998
Taken
  • Ethan Grover
-- 1998
69% You've Got Mail
  • Nelson Fox
-- 1998
My Date with the President's Daughter
  • Actor
-- 1998
In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped
  • Actor
-- 1995
9% Clifford
  • Gerald Ellis
-- 1994
Judicial Consent
  • Charles Mayron
-- 1994
21% Amos & Andrew
  • Chief of Police Cecil Tolliver
-- 1993
24% The Beverly Hillbillies
  • Milburn Drysdale
-- 1993
Lincoln - "Now He Belongs to the Ages": 1865
  • Stephen A. Douglas
-- 1992
There Goes the Neighborhood (Paydirt)
  • Jeffrey Babitt
-- 1992
Lincoln - The Making of a President: 1860 - 1862
  • Stephen A. Douglas
-- 1992
Lincoln - The Pivotal Year: 1863
  • Stephen A. Douglas
-- 1992
Lincoln - "I Want to Finish This Job": 1864
  • Stephen A. Douglas
-- 1992
Never Forget
  • William Cox
-- 1991
10% Meet the Applegates
  • Aunt Bea
-- 1991
20% Short Time
  • Burt Simpson
-- 1990
11% Where the Heart Is
  • Stewart McBain
-- 1990
Homeboy
  • Actor
-- 1989
Maybe Baby
  • Hal
-- 1988
0% Hot to Trot
  • Walter Sawyer
-- 1988
Guilty Of Innocence
  • Ed Sigel
-- 1987
Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story
  • Actor
-- 1987
Sworn to Silence
  • Martin Costigan
-- 1987
46% Dragnet
  • Jerry Caesar
-- 1987
Murrow
  • Actor
-- 1985
46% The Man with One Red Shoe
  • Cooper
-- 1985
67% Cloak & Dagger
  • Jack Flack/Hal Osborne
-- 1984
92% WarGames (War Games)
  • McKittrick
-- 1983
0% Young Doctors in Love
  • Joseph Prang
-- 1982
88% Tootsie
  • Ron
-- 1982
Callie & Son (Rags to Riches)
  • Randall Bordeaux
-- 1981
Modern Problems
  • Mark
-- 1981
92% On Golden Pond
  • Bill Ray
-- 1981
Nothing Personal
  • Tom Dickerson
-- 1980
94% Melvin and Howard
  • Judge Keith Hayes
-- 1980
Pray TV
  • Actor
-- 1980
82% Nine to Five (9 to 5)
  • Franklin Hart Jr.
-- 1980
How to Beat the High Cost of Living
  • Actor
-- 1980
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living
  • Jack Heintzell
-- 1980
When She Was Bad...
  • Jack Wilson
-- 1979
85% North Dallas Forty
  • Emmett
-- 1979
78% F.I.S.T.
  • Actor
-- 1979
Maneaters Are Loose!
  • Actor
-- 1978
83% Rolling Thunder
  • Maxwell
-- 1977
Viva Knievel
  • Ralph Thompson
-- 1977
54% Midway
  • Capt. Murray Arnold
-- 1976
Black Fist (Bogard) (Homeboy)
  • Actor
-- 1976
The Other Side of the Mountain
  • Dave McCoy
-- 1975
71% Bite the Bullet
  • Jack Parker
-- 1975
Cinderella Liberty
  • Executive Director
-- 1974
Dove
  • Actor
-- 1974
Bad Ronald
  • Mr. Wood
-- 1974
74% The Towering Inferno
  • Assistant Fire Chief
-- 1974
The Dove
  • Charles Huntley
-- 1974
Savage (Watch Dog) (The Savage File)
  • Actor
-- 1973
Dying Room Only
  • Bob Mitchell
-- 1973
President's Plane is Missing
  • Senator Bert Haines
-- 1972
The Brotherhood of the Bell
  • Actor
-- 1970
I Love My Wife
  • Frank Donnelly
-- 1970
The Trouble with Girls (and How to Get Into It)
  • Harrison Wilby
-- 1969
79% Downhill Racer
  • Mayo
-- 1969
67% The Scalphunters
  • Jed
-- 1968
Invaders 9
  • Actor
-- 1967
64% This Property Is Condemned
  • Salesman
-- 1966
The Slender Thread
  • Charlie
-- 1965
Outer Limits - "Specimen: Unknown"
  • Actor
-- 1964
Outer Limits - "The Mice"
  • Actor
-- 1963
Fist
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
95% Boardwalk Empire
2010-2013
  • Actor
  • Louis 'The Commodore' Kaestner
2010 - 2012
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2013
  • Frank Hagar
2009

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Quotes from Dabney Coleman's Characters

    1. Franklin Hart Jr.: At LEAST you're pretty. You should see some of the crones who come through here.
    From Nine to Five (9 to 5). Submitted by rick b (24 months ago)
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