Dabney Coleman, legendary ‘Yellowstone’ actor, dies at 92

We’re saddened by the passing of the Dabney Coleman, a legendary actor and member of the Yellowstone family.

On Saturday, May 18, we received the sad news that Dabney Coleman, the remarkable actor known for many television and film roles, including the series “Yellowstone,” has passed away. His daughter confirmed the information about his death. He was 92 years old.

Dabney Coleman is dead

Dabney Coleman has passed away. The information about his passing was confirmed by his daughter, Quincy.

His death is a great loss for the film industry, but above all, for his family and friends. Coleman was a talented actor, a loving father, and a person who inspired many young artists.

The life and career of Dabney Coleman

Dabney Wharton Coleman was born in Austin, Texas, on January 3, 1932. He studied at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a degree in economics. He then served in the United States Navy, which influenced his later professional discipline.

After completing his service, Coleman decided to pursue an acting career. He moved to New York and studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. His acting career began in the 1960s with roles in television programs and series such as “The Fugitive” and “Bonanza.”

Coleman’s breakthrough role came in the comedy “9 to 5” (1980), where he played the tyrannical boss, Franklin Hart Jr., alongside Dolly Parton. The film was a great success and made Coleman a star. From 1983 to 1984, he played the title role in the series “Buffalo Bill,” portraying the arrogant and selfish talk show host. Another notable television role was the character of Slap Maxwell in “The Slap Maxwell Story” (1987-1988).

Dabney Coleman also appeared in the series “Yellowstone” in 2018, playing the role of John Dutton Sr., the father of the main character, John Dutton, portrayed by Kevin Costner. He appeared in this role in the episode titled “Sins of the Father,” which served as the second season’s finale.

Dabney Coleman was married twice. His first marriage to Ann Courtney Harrell ended in divorce. From his second marriage to Jean Hale, he had three children.

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