Dabney Coleman

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Coleman in the trailer of The Towering Inferno (1974)

Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor.[1] He has appeared in over 50 movies including Tootsie (1982) and You've Got Mail (1998).[2] He was born in Austin, Texas. He is also known for being the voice of Principal Peter Prickly in Recess (1997–2001) and appearing as Louis "The Commodore" Kaestner in Boardwalk Empire (2010–2011). His career began in 1961.

Coleman was nominated for six Emmy Awards, winning one in 1987. He was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, winning one in 1987 as well.

Coleman was married to Ann Courtney Harrell between 1957 until they divorced in 1959. He was later married to Jean Hale from 1961 until they divorced in 1984. He has four children. In 2012, Coleman revealed that he was diagnosed with throat cancer.[3]

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  1. "Dabney Coleman". TV Guide. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Dabney Coleman". Film Reference. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. Dabney Coleman's real-life cancer affected Boardwalk Empire (also, Dabney Coleman had cancer)

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