Death of Dabney Coleman: Columbo and Yellowstone actor dies at 92

Death of Dabney Coleman: Columbo and Yellowstone actor dies at 92
Death of Dabney Coleman: Columbo and Yellowstone actor dies at 92

This Thursday, May 16, 2024, Dabney Coleman died at the age of 92. It was his daughter, Quincy Coleman, who announced the information publicly on behalf of the actor’s entire family.

Hollywood loses another star. Dabney Coleman, born January 3, 1932 in Austin, Texas, died this Thursday, May 16, 2024. It was his daughter, Quincy Coleman, who had the difficult mission of announcing the news publicly. He died Thursday at his home in Santa Monica, his daughter, singer Quincy Coleman, announced to The Hollywood Reporter. She paid tribute to her illustrious father in these terms: “My father shaped his time on Earth with a curious mind, a generous heart and a soul ignited by passion, desire and a humor that made humanity laugh”. Then she adds: “As he lived, he went through this last act of his life with elegance, excellence and mastery.”

Indeed, Dabney Coleman left his mark on cinema and television in the 1960s. His career, which spanned six decades, saw this very versatile actor excel in various roles. He began his career in the 1960s and gained notable recognition in 1976 playing the corrupt mayor in the satirical series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Dabney Coleman was best known for his comedic roles as bossy and sarcastic characters.

A series of successes

The Emmy Award-winning actor also played an irascible upstate New York talk show host on the NBC series Buffalo Bill, although that series only lasted 26 episodes. He had several other attempts to headline his own sitcom, but ABC’s The Slap Maxwell Story, Fox’s Drexell’s Class and NBC’s Madman of the People were canceled before the end of their first seasons. His many other appearances include the films The Trouble With Girls (1969), Downhill Racer (1969), The Towering Inferno (1974), North Dallas Forty (1979), Melvin & Howard (1980), Modern Problems (1981), Young Doctors in Love (1982), Cloak & Dagger (1984), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), The Man With One Red Shoe (1985), There Goes the Neighborhood (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), Clifford (1994) , We also saw him in Columbo and Yellowstone.

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