Dabney Coleman Dies: ‘WarGames’ & ‘9 to 5’ Star Was 92

CLOAK & DAGGER, Dabney Coleman, 1984,
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Character actor Dabney Coleman, best known for his roles in WarGames and 9 to 5, has died at the age of 92.

Coleman died on May 16, according to his daughter, singer Quincy Coleman. “My father crafted his time here on Earth with a curious mind, a generous heart and a soul on fire with passion, desire and humor that tickled the funny bone of humanity. As he lived, he moved through this final act of his life with elegance, excellence and mastery,” she told The Hollywood Reporter. “A teacher, a hero and a king, Dabney Coleman is a gift and blessing in life and in death as his spirit will shine through his work, his loved ones and his legacy … eternally.”