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July 10, 2008 | Mark Sachs
It's not everyone who can claim American hero Ben Franklin as a relative, but Jack Coleman (a sixth-generation grandson) gets more buzz these days about his TV family. He plays Noah Bennet, father to super-cheerleader Claire (Hayden Panettiere) on NBC's "Heroes," which returns for Season 3 in September. Jack's also got a real family, wife Beth Toussaint and daughter Tess, in Studio City. ON THE FLY A good Friday night would be getting together with friends at Firefly.
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July 10, 2008 | Mark Sachs
It's not everyone who can claim American hero Ben Franklin as a relative, but Jack Coleman (a sixth-generation grandson) gets more buzz these days about his TV family. He plays Noah Bennet, father to super-cheerleader Claire (Hayden Panettiere) on NBC's "Heroes," which returns for Season 3 in September. Jack's also got a real family, wife Beth Toussaint and daughter Tess, in Studio City. ON THE FLY A good Friday night would be getting together with friends at Firefly.
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May 23, 2007 | Maria Elena Fernandez, Times Staff Writer
Those horn-rimmed glasses. The creepy, lurking quality. The unconditional love for a teenage daughter. What more could you ask for in a TV character? There may be a lot of spectacular flying, teleporting and mind reading on NBC's "Heroes," but one of the show's most potent superpowers has proved to be a character viewers were not even supposed to get to know very well. The morally challenged and now somewhat sympathetic Mr. Bennet, a.k.a.
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May 23, 2007 | Maria Elena Fernandez, Times Staff Writer
Those horn-rimmed glasses. The creepy, lurking quality. The unconditional love for a teenage daughter. What more could you ask for in a TV character? There may be a lot of spectacular flying, teleporting and mind reading on NBC's "Heroes," but one of the show's most potent superpowers has proved to be a character viewers were not even supposed to get to know very well. The morally challenged and now somewhat sympathetic Mr. Bennet, a.k.a.
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March 6, 1986
A celebrity team led by actor Jack Coleman of the "Dynasty" series beat a Beverly Hills police squad 78-63 at a charity basketball game Saturday night. Pro football players Eric Dickerson and Marcus Allen and singer Pat Boone were also on the celebrity team. The game, which attracted a standing-room-only crowd at the Beverly Hills High School gymnasium, raised more than $9,000 for the Maple Center and the Beverly Hills Educational Foundation.
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October 5, 1986 | David Fox
First he was gay. But his father killed the man in his life. Then he was straight and married. But that didn't last. Then he fell in love and was gay again. But the lover bit the dust in Moldavia. Last season he was . . . well, ambivalent. That's been the sexual history of Steven Carrington, played for the last five seasons of "Dynasty" by Jack Coleman. Now we hear Steven's going to flip-flop again--back to straight.
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February 25, 1992 | RICK DU BROW
TV or not TV. . . . CAREER MOVE: Jack Coleman seems quite happy that "Dynasty" is well in his past. As Steven Carrington, the character over whom ABC waffled about portraying as openly gay, Coleman was one of the most popular actors on the 1980s series. But what pleases him about his new role in NBC's "Nightmare Cafe," which debuts Friday after a recent sneak preview, is that it is "a very far cry" from the famous soap opera that gave him his big break.
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December 20, 1985 | From United Press International
Norris Chumley won the grand prize at this week's presentation of the second Visions of the U.S. Home Video Awards at the American Film Institute. Chumley, originally from Bloomington, Ind., and now living in New York, where he is the producer for the pledge drive of PBS affiliate WNET, won for his film "Little Mike."
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February 25, 1992 | RICK DU BROW
TV or not TV. . . . CAREER MOVE: Jack Coleman seems quite happy that "Dynasty" is well in his past. As Steven Carrington, the character over whom ABC waffled about portraying as openly gay, Coleman was one of the most popular actors on the 1980s series. But what pleases him about his new role in NBC's "Nightmare Cafe," which debuts Friday after a recent sneak preview, is that it is "a very far cry" from the famous soap opera that gave him his big break.
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October 5, 1986 | David Fox
First he was gay. But his father killed the man in his life. Then he was straight and married. But that didn't last. Then he fell in love and was gay again. But the lover bit the dust in Moldavia. Last season he was . . . well, ambivalent. That's been the sexual history of Steven Carrington, played for the last five seasons of "Dynasty" by Jack Coleman. Now we hear Steven's going to flip-flop again--back to straight.
NEWS
March 6, 1986
A celebrity team led by actor Jack Coleman of the "Dynasty" series beat a Beverly Hills police squad 78-63 at a charity basketball game Saturday night. Pro football players Eric Dickerson and Marcus Allen and singer Pat Boone were also on the celebrity team. The game, which attracted a standing-room-only crowd at the Beverly Hills High School gymnasium, raised more than $9,000 for the Maple Center and the Beverly Hills Educational Foundation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1991
As a lecturer at Cal State Fullerton, I cannot share (Vice President for Academic Affairs) Jack Coleman's optimism with regard to personnel cuts at the university ("CSUF Moves to Utilize Its Classrooms More Fully," April 6). He states that "the school will try to avoid layoffs of permanent employees." He does not mention that more than half of the CSUF teaching faculty are not classified as "permanent." Coleman is "optimistic that the campus will experience minimal layoffs, if any."
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February 22, 1987 | Times staff writers Lanie Jones, Bill Billiter and Ray Perez compiled the Week in Review stories.
A long-proposed branch of Cal State Fullerton may be situated on the campus of Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. Jack Coleman, Cal State Fullerton's vice president for academic affairs, said he and university President Jewel Plummer Cobb recently inspected the Saddleback campus "and were very impressed with the possibilities there."
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