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Dabney Coleman

1932 - Today

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Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor. Coleman's best known films include 9 to 5 (1980), On Golden Pond (1981), Tootsie (1982), WarGames (1983), Cloak & Dagger (1984), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), You've Got Mail (1998), Inspector Gadget (1999), Recess: School's Out (2001), Moonlight Mile (2002), and Rules Don't Apply (2016).Coleman's television roles include the title characters in Buffalo Bill (1983–1984) and The Slap Maxwell Story (1987-1988), as well as Burton Fallin in The Guardian (2001–2004), the voice of Principal Peter Prickly in Recess (1997–2001), and Louis "The Commodore" Kaestner in Boardwalk Empire (2010–2011). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dabney Coleman has received more than 3,963,180 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Dabney Coleman is the 3,310th most popular actor (down from 2,678th in 2019), the 5,124th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,382nd in 2019) and the 1,566th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.0M

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  • 49.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

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  • 1.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dabney Coleman ranks 3,310 out of 9,996Before him are Lupu Pick, Ossie Davis, Ray Cooney, Lance Kinsey, Leo Penn, and Jack Angel. After him are Kathleen Quinlan, Kirill Lavrov, Ty Burrell, Rita Tushingham, Andre Braugher, and Brenda Strong.

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Among people born in 1932, Dabney Coleman ranks 248Before him are Hans van Manen, Donald Kagan, Chiquito de la Calzada, Robert Rozhdestvensky, Ray Cooney, and Turgay Şeren. After him are László Sárosi, Lajos Csordás, Antonio Roma, Paulinho de Almeida, Edward O. Thorp, and Robert Taylor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dabney Coleman ranks 5,124 out of 18,182Before him are D'arcy Wretzky (1968), Joe Simon (1913), Eydie Gormé (1928), Meredith Monk (1942), Leo Penn (1921), and Jack Angel (1930). After him are Ken Block (1967), Kathleen Quinlan (1954), Ty Burrell (1967), Sterling Morrison (1942), Andre Braugher (1962), and Aaron Sorkin (1961).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dabney Coleman ranks 1,566Before him are Eileen Heckart (1919), Moses Gunn (1929), Denver Pyle (1920), Ossie Davis (1917), Leo Penn (1921), and Jack Angel (1930). After him are Kathleen Quinlan (1954), Ty Burrell (1967), Andre Braugher (1962), Brenda Strong (1960), Daniela Ruah (1983), and James Marsters (1962).

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