Marilyn Coleman

Marilyn Coleman was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Coleman started her acting career landing roles in films, such as the drama "Looking For Mr. Goodbar" (1977) with Diane Keaton, the comedic ... Read more »
Born: 03/22/1939

Filmography

Actor (21)

Better Off Dead 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Menace II Society 1993 (Movie)

Grandmama (Actor)

The Meteor Man 1993 (Movie)

Mrs Walker (Actor)

Amen 1986 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Five Heartbeats 1991 (Movie)

Mrs King (Actor)

Designing Women 1989 - 1990 (Tv Show)

Actor

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 (Movie)

Funeral Mourner (Actor)

The Atlanta Child Murders 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Don't Go to Sleep 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Vice Squad 1982 (Movie)

Beatrice Adams (Actor)

Nowhere to Run 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Remember My Name 1978 (Movie)

Teresa (Actor)

Looking For Mr. Goodbar 1977 (Movie)

Mrs Jackson (Actor)

Which Way Is Up? 1977 (Movie)

Sister Sarah (Actor)

A Woman Called Moses (TV Show)

Actor

Aunt Mary (TV Show)

Actor

Good Times (TV Show)

Actor

Heat Wave (TV Show)

Actor

No Other Love (TV Show)

Actor

Something So Right (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Marilyn Coleman was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Coleman started her acting career landing roles in films, such as the drama "Looking For Mr. Goodbar" (1977) with Diane Keaton, the comedic adaptation "Which Way Is Up?" (1977) with Richard Pryor and the crime flick "Remember My Name" (1978) with Geraldine Chaplin. She also appeared in the TV movie "Nowhere to Run" (NBC, 1977-78). She also was featured in the miniseries "A Woman Called Moses" (1978-79). She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including a part on "Good Times" (CBS, 1973-79). Her career progressed to film, including a role in the Season Hubley drama "Vice Squad" (1982). She also starred in the TV movies "Aunt Mary" (1979-1980), "The Best Little Girl in the World" (ABC, 1980-81) and "Something So Right" (CBS, 1982-83). Coleman focused on film in more recent years, appearing in the dramatic comedy "The Five Heartbeats" (1991) with Robert Townsend and "Menace II Society" (1993) with Tyrin Turner. She also was featured in the TV movie "Heat Wave" (TNT, 1989-1990). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Designing Women" (CBS, 1986-1993). Coleman more recently acted in the Robert Townsend adventurous drama "The Meteor Man" (1993).

EDUCATION

Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute

1979

AFI Conservatory

1979

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