Feb. 21st, 1958
Easton, Pennsylvania, USA
Jack Coleman's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1997 - Spawn
1994 - Trapped in Space
Guest TV Roles
State Senator Rob Lipton
Senator William H. Bracken
Dr. Avery Atherton
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- Graduated from Duke University in 1980, where he studied acting.
- A sixth-generation grandson of Benjamin Franklin, in turn related to President John 'Calvin Coolidge' (qv) Jr. and a remote descendant of the old Earls of Orkney and the ancient Kings of Scotland.
- Studied acting at the National Theater Institute at the 'Eugene O'Neill (I)' (qv) Theater Center, and Writers' Boot Camp.
- In theater, he won the 1986 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his performance in "Bouncers".
- Has one daughter Tess, born in 1999, who appeared in the 'Wes Craven' (qv) film _Red Eye (2005)_ (qv).
- Gained TV notice after replacing 'Al Corley' (qv) in the role of "Steven Carrington", one of prime-time television's first openly gay characters, on the night time soap _"Dynasty" (1981)_ (qv).