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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VIDEO: Dabney Coleman 10/31/87

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Dabney Coleman 10/31/87
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Length: 41:16
Aired: 10/31/1987

Dabney Coleman - October 31, 1987: Golden Globe-winner Dabney Coleman hosts this 1987 episode, which includes selected sketches such as 'Campfire Stories,' 'The Winning Spirit,' and 'Mascot Ideas.' watch

VIDEO: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Snatched

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Snatched
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A young girl is kidnapped and Stabler must work with an ex-convict to get her back. watch


Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Critics Spot (HBO)
'Boardwalk Empire: New York City' (HBO)
'Boardwalk Empire: Inside Sn 4 / Ep 10' (HBO)

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Recess: School's Out
Domino [HD]

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Boardwalk Empire, Season 5: Invitation to the Set
Boardwalk Empire: Season 4 Making of the Onyx Club
Season 3: Invitation to the Set
Sunday Best

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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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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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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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