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Marilyn Coleman (1934–2013)

Marilyn Coleman was born on March 23, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Menace II Society (1993), The Meteor Man (1993) and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977). She died on June 25, 2013 in Philadelphia. See full bio »
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Known For

Menace II Society
Menace II Society Grandmama
The Meteor Man
The Meteor Man Mrs. Walker, Reed's Landlady
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Funeral Mourner


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 1995 Angel Baby
Wheel of Fortune Contestant
 1993 Road to Nowhere (Video)
 1993 Menace II Society
 1993 Better Off Dead (TV Movie)
Rene Dubuque
 1991 True Colors (TV Series)
- Yo' House, Mama: Part 1 (1991) ... Mary
 1991 The Five Heartbeats
Mrs. King
 1990 Heat Wave (TV Movie)
 1989 Anything But Love (TV Series)
- Fear of Flying (1989) ... Passenger
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Funeral Mourner
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- Love, Hate, and Sporty James (1986) ... Hotel Clerk
 1986 Amen (TV Series)
Mrs. Russell
- Pilot (1986) ... Mrs. Russell
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Lois Evans
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Lois Evans
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Lois Evans
 1984 Booker (TV Short)
 1982 Don't Go to Sleep (TV Movie)
 1982 Something So Right (TV Movie)
 1982 Vice Squad
Beatrice Adams
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series)
Mrs. Simms
- The Outcast (1982) ... Mrs. Simms
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie)
Emergency Room Nurse
 1978-1981 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Mrs. Hayward
- A Day in the Life (1981) ... Mrs. Hayward
- Pilot (1978) ... Mrs. Hayward
 1979 Aunt Mary (TV Movie)
Grace Hazel
 1979 No Other Love (TV Movie)
Mrs. Walker
 1979 Family (TV Series)
- The Athlete (1979) ... Nurse
 1977-1978 Good Times (TV Series)
Violet Bookman
- Willona, the Other Woman (1978) ... Violet Bookman
- Bye, Bye, Bookman (1977) ... Violet Bookman
 1978 Remember My Name
 1978 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Hero (1978) ... Corrie
 1978 Nowhere to Run (TV Movie)
 1978 A Woman Called Moses (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Molly
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Molly
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mrs. Dennison
 1977 Invasion of the Love Drones
Club Drone
 1977 Which Way Is Up?
Sister Sarah
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Mrs. Jackson
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Mail carrier
- Throwaway (1976) ... Mail carrier
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
- Kill Huggy Bear (1975) ... Jennie (as Marilyn B. Coleman)
 1974 Willie Dynamite
 1972 Up the Sandbox
Rose White

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: What the Wine-Sellers Buy. Written by Ron Milner [earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto. Directed by Michael Schultz. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 14 Feb 1974- 17 Mar 1974 (37 performances + 11 previews that began on 31 Jan 1974). Cast: Frank Adu (as "Hustler/Old Bob") [Broadway debut], Marilyn Coleman [... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Marilyn B. Coleman

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Survived by her son Kevin; two daughters Marci Koutsialis and Dana Baylor; two brothers Fred and Wendolyn Bonaparte; four grandchildren; and four-great-grandchildren.

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