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Marilyn Coleman

Highest Rated: 63% Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)

Lowest Rated: 20% Which Way Is Up? (1977)

Birthday: Mar 23, 1934

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Marilyn Coleman was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Coleman started her acting career landing roles in films, such as the drama "Looking For Mr. Goodbar" (1977) with Diane Keaton, the comedic adaptation "Which Way Is Up?" (1977) with Richard Pryor and the crime flick "Remember My Name" (1978) with Geraldine Chaplin. She also appeared in the TV movie "Nowhere to Run" (NBC, 1977-78). She also was featured in the miniseries "A Woman Called Moses" (1978-79). She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including a part on "Good Times" (CBS, 1973-79). Her career progressed to film, including a role in the Season Hubley drama "Vice Squad" (1982). She also starred in the TV movies "Aunt Mary" (1979-1980), "The Best Little Girl in the World" (ABC, 1980-81) and "Something So Right" (CBS, 1982-83). Coleman focused on film in more recent years, appearing in the dramatic comedy "The Five Heartbeats" (1991) with Robert Townsend and "Menace II Society" (1993) with Tyrin Turner. She also was featured in the TV movie "Heat Wave" (TNT, 1989-1990). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Designing Women" (CBS, 1986-1993). Coleman more recently acted in the Robert Townsend adventurous drama "The Meteor Man" (1993).

Highest rated movies

Looking for Mr. Goodbar
The Meteor Man
Which Way Is Up?




25% 36% The Meteor Man Mrs. Walker (Character) $8.0M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Better Off Dead Rene Dubuque (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Something So Right Secretary (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 67% Don't Go to Sleep Sarah (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet No Other Love Mrs. Walker (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 83% A Woman Called Moses Molly (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nowhere to Run Maid (Character) - 1978
20% 83% Which Way Is Up? Sister Sarah (Character) - 1977
63% 74% Looking for Mr. Goodbar Mrs. Jackson (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 67% Willie Dynamite Connie (Character) - 1973


No Score Yet No Score Yet Designing Women Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The White Shadow Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet 100% Good Times Violet Bookman (Guest Star) 1977-1978