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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...

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).

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1.
 Better Off Dead (1993) Rene Dubuque
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 Menace II Society (1993) Grandmama
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 Meteor Man, The (1993) Mrs Walker
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 Five Heartbeats, The (1991) Mrs King
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 Heat Wave (1990) Cora
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 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) Funeral Mourner
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 Vice Squad (1982) Beatrice Adams
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 Something So Right (1982) Secretary
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Education

AFI Conservatory: - 1979
Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute: - 1979

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