Dabney Coleman Net Worth

December 8, 2023
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Dabney Wharton Coleman was born on the 3rd January 1932, in Austin, Texas USA, and is an actor, best known from starring in a number of films including “The Towering Inferno” (1974) by John Guillermin, “WarGames” (1983) by John Badham, “The Beverly Hillbillies” (1993) by Penelope Spheeris, “Moonlight Mile” (2002) written, produced and directed by Brad Silberling as well as “Rules Don’t Apply” (2016) written, produced and directed by Warren Beatty. Coleman is the winner of two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1961.

So how rich is the actor? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of Dabney Coleman’s net worth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in the early 2017. Acting is the main source of Coleman’s wealth.


Dabney Coleman Net Worth $5 Million


To begin with, Coleman studied at the Virginia Military Institute, and then law at the University of Texas at Austin. He debuted as an actor in the middle of the 1960s, and first worked in episodes of the television series “The Fugitive” (1964), “Bonanza” (1969), “Columbo” (1973) and many others, providing a solid base to his net worth.

Although, he is an actor who created more than 60 characters in various films, usually he interprets the roles of selfish, condescending, intolerant, an authoritarian figure from a certain class, famous and powerful. His fame creating this type of characters rose after performances such as Franklin Hart, Jr. in the film “Nine to Five” (1980), director Ron Carlisle in “Tootsie” (1982) and serious John McKittrick in “War Games” (1983). For the lead role in the television movie “Sworn to Silence” (1987), in which he starred opposite Peter Coyote and Liam Neeson, he won an Emmy Award as well as a nomination for a Golden Globe Award. In 1988, the actor won a Golden Globe Award for the role of Slap Maxwell in the sitcom “The Slap Maxwell Story” (1987 – 1988) aired on ABC. In the comedy “Where the Heart is” (1990), he co-starred with Uma Thurman.

In the film “You’ve Got Mail” (1998) he created the role of Nelson Fox and starred alongside Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. From 2001 to 2004, he starred in the television series “The Guardian” as lawyer Burton Fallin. In the HBO television series “Boardwalk Empire” (2010 – 2011) he played the role of Commodore Louis Kaestner, and alongside the ensemble Coleman won two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Recently, he guest starred in the television series “Ray Donovan” (2016) as well as being cast as the main in the feature film “Rules Don’t Apply” (2016). To conclude, all the aforementioned roles have added to his popularity as well as sums to the total size of Dabney Coleman net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Coleman has been married twice, firstly to Ann Courtney Harrell from 1957 to 1959; then to the actress Jean Hale with whom he was married from 1961 to 1984, and with whom he has four children: Meghan, Kelly, Randy and Quincy.

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