|Also known as||John MacDonald Coleman|
|Date of birth||21 February 1958|
|Origin||Easton, PA, USA|
Jack Coleman is the American film and television actor who portrays Noah Bennet.
Jack Coleman is an accomplished actor, appearing in television, movies and Broadway as an actor and producer. Coleman's first major role was in the daytime soap opera Days of our Lives in 1981, however he gained notoriety in the role of "Steven Carrington", one of prime-time television's first openly gay characters, on the popular series Dynasty. In theater, he won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his performance in Bouncers, and an additional nomination for the play Stand-Up Tragedy. He married actress Beth Toussaint (of Dallas fame) in June 1996.
Prior to Heroes, he landed a recurring role on the short-lived Stephen King series Kingdom Hospital as the character "Peter Rickman" in 2004. He is also credited with appearances on the television series The Office, Nip/Tuck, Without a Trace, Entourage, The Vampire Diaries, and VH1's Free Radio portraying himself. His film credits include Polar Storm, Beautiful Loser, The Landlady, Spawn, Children of the Bride, and The Pursuit of Happiness. Jack also wrote, produced, and starred in the short film (and film festival audience favorite) Studio City. He also wrote the screenplay for Can't Help Falling.
"After a hit show is over, you soon realize this is a very tough business ... brutally tough. But I'm a better actor and I have more gravitas than I had at 24 with bleached-blonde hair."
- - Jack Coleman, in TV Guide
- Jack Coleman began his work on Heroes as a guest star. He was promoted to be a series regular with the airing of Six Months Ago.
- Jack is a great-great-great-great-great-great grandson of Benjamin Franklin. (Heroes Interactive:Cautionary Tales)
- Jack graduated from Duke University, the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and Writers' Boot Camp.
- Jack Coleman's blog on Television Without Pity
- Jack Coleman on Wikipedia
- Interview with Jack Coleman at TVGuide.com, 11/27/06
- TV Q&A: Heroes - Jack Coleman at wizarduniverse.com, 1/13/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at thetvaddict.com, 2/16/07
- TV Q&A: Heroes - Jack Coleman at wizarduniverse.com, 2/22/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at craveonline.com, 5/15/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at Chicago Tribune, 8/6/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at SFX Collection, 8/15/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at UGO, 8/24/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at craveonline.com, 8/29/07
- Press Conference with Jack Coleman, Hayden Panettiere, Adrian Pasdar, Milo Ventimiglia, and Dennis Hammer during the Heroes World Tour, 8/30/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman on The Richard Arnold Show, 8/31/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at Entertainment Weekly, 10/16/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at Los Angeles Times, 10/16/07
- Interview with Jack Coleman at UGO, 10/17/08
- Interview with Jack Coleman at NBC/Sprint, 2/8/10
- Interview with Jack Coleman at Digital Spy, 2/8/10
- Jack Coleman compares the original Heroes with Heroes Reborn, Entertainment Weekly, 7/7/2015