Dabney Coleman


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  • Birth Name: Dabney Wharton Coleman
  • Birth Place: Austin, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/03/1932, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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5 Things We Want to See in Boardwalk Empire's Final Season

The HBO drama's fifth season, which premieres Sunday at 9/8c, jumps forward seven years from the events at the end of Season 4. But perhaps more importantly, the time-warped, eight-episode Season 5 will be the last hurrah for Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) & Co.

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Boardwalk Empire Forges Ties With Stephen Root

After playing Eddie the vampire on True Blood, Stephen Root is returning to HBO for another blood-filled drama.

The actor has joined Boardwalk Empire in a recurring role for the series' upcoming third season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Will Paz de la Huerta Return for the Third Season of Boardwalk Empire?

Michael Pitt might not be the only one leaving Boardwalk Empire. TVLine.com is reporting that Paz de la Huerta will not return for the third season of HBO's award-winning drama.

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'Boardwalk Empire: Sn 4 / Ep 2 Recap' (HBO)
'Boardwalk Empire 14' Preview (HBO)
'Boardwalk Empire: Sn 2 / Ep 20 Recap' (HBO)
'Boardwalk Empire: Sn 1 / Ep 5 Recap' (HBO)

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Recess: School's Out
Domino [HD]

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Boardwalk Empire: Season 4 Making of the Onyx Club
Season 3: Invitation to the Set
Sunday Best
Ging Gang Goolie

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2010 Boardwalk Empire TV Show Series, Actor - Louis 'The Commodore' Kaestner
2006 Courting Alex TV Show Series, Actor - Bill Rose
2005 Domino Movie, Actor - Drake Bishop
2002 Moonlight Mile Movie, Actor - MIke Mulcahey
2001 The Guardian TV Show Series, Actor - Burton Fallin

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Cheers & Jeers: Boardwalk Empire: We Love Lucy

Cheers to Paz de la Huerta for showing off a new side of herself on Boardwalk Empire.

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In Season 1 of HBO's Atlantic City gangland epic, de la Huerta's character, woozy showgirl Lucy Danziger was notable mostly for her frequent nudity. Now that she's carrying the illegitimate child of fed Nelson Van Alden (the Emmy-worthy Michael Shannon), the role is... read more

Boardwalk Empire Roars Back for Season 2

If HBO's period gangster epic Boardwalk Empire has a single truism to impart to working stiffs, it might be: It's good to be the king... well, mostly. Sure, Steve Buscemi's Nucky Thompson — Atlantic City treasurer, power broker and bootlegger supreme — is awash in money, power and glamour, but his day-to-day existence is a never-ending game of whack-a-mole, with egos to stroke, law enforcement threats to evade and scores to settle. 

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Boardwalk Empire's Kelly Macdonald: Is Margaret Really on Board With Nucky's Dirty Dealings?

At the end of last season's Boardwalk Empire, forces were aligning against Atlantic City kingpin Nucky (Steve Buscemi), just as Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) had decided to return to him and his life of seeming ease. With the Commodore (Dabney Coleman) hellbent on turning those closest to Nucky against him, things are about to get infinitely more dangerous for the newly reunited couple. "Things get pretty bad for him, and they got a lot worse for Margaret," Macdonald says.  "She really struggles this season with her choices."

TVGuide.com spoke with the Scottish actress, 35, about how Margaret will change now that she's chosen Nucky, why theirs isn't a romantic love, and how some new players on the boardwalk will make her second-guess what she's trying to accept.

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HBO Sets Premiere Date for Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire, a new drama series from Martin Scorsese, will premiere on HBO on Sept. 19 at 9/8c, the network announced Friday.

Based on a novel by Nelson Johnson and created by Terence Winter (The Sopranos), Boardwalk Empire revolves around Nucky Johnson (Steve Buscemi), the head of ...
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Treat Williams Pits Heartland Doc Against Everwoods Andy

Good ol’ Dr. Andy Brown is still putting people back together, only these days Treat Williams is specializing in cutting-edge transplants as Nathaniel Grant on TNT’s brand-new Heartland (Mondays at 10 pm/ET). TVGuide.com invited Williams to preview what’s ahead for his new surgeon, as well as reflect on Everwood’s unfortunate fate. TVGuide.com: First off, let’s talk to the Everwood fans out there. What will they find familiar about your new doc, and what will they find different?Treat Williams: Hmm, that’s a good question. Not too much familiar, a lot different. This is the guy that Andy Brown probably was in New York, five years before he came to Everwood — very caught up in a very high-stress environmen read more

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