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 The Towering Inferno (1974), 9 to 5 (1980), On Golden Pond (1981), Tootsie (1982), WarGames (1983), Cloak & Dagger (1984), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), You've Got Mail (1998), Recess: School's Out (2001), Moonlight Mile (2002), and Rules Don't Apply (2016).Coleman's television roles include the title character in Buffalo Bill (1983–1984), 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 2,459,371 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Dabney Coleman is the 2,680th most popular actor (up from 2,781st in 2019), the 4,384th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,572nd in 2019) and the 1,317th most popular American Actor.

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  • 61.65

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  • 29

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  • 1.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dabney Coleman ranks 2,680 out of 10,030. Before him are Peggy Lipton, Olivia Wilde, Annie Potts, Hedda Hopper, Pat Benatar, and Kim Tae-hee. After him are Carol Kane, Aidan Quinn, Chris Penn, Gustaf Skarsgård, Gene Barry, and Tony Leung Ka-fai.

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Among people born in 1932, Dabney Coleman ranks 228Before him are Albert Collins, Prunella Scales, Loretta Lynn, Jean Stablinski, Qahhor Mahkamov, and Eileen Brennan. After him are Henri Nouwen, Henri Schwery, Donald Byrd, John Drew Barrymore, Yash Chopra, and Iskandar of Johor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dabney Coleman ranks 4,384 out of 15,968. Before him are Gladys Knight (1944), Pat Benatar (1953), George Dewey (1837), Nelson A. Miles (1839), William B. Travis (1809), and Stephen Cook (1939). After him are Carol Kane (1952), Rube Goldberg (1883), Aidan Quinn (1959), Sammy Hagar (1947), Chris Penn (1965), and Gene Barry (1919).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dabney Coleman ranks 1,317Before him are Lana Wood (1946), Peggy Lipton (1946), Olivia Wilde (1984), Annie Potts (1952), Hedda Hopper (1885), and Pat Benatar (1953). After him are Carol Kane (1952), Aidan Quinn (1959), Chris Penn (1965), Gene Barry (1919), Thomas H. Ince (1880), and Kyle Chandler (1965).

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