Coleman at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con
|Born||Chad L. Coleman
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sally Stewart (1999–2010)|
Chad Coleman was raised in a foster home in Richmond, Virginia. As a youth, he participated in track and field, but turned his attention to studying drama after a leg injury. Before becoming an actor, Coleman served in the United States Army between 1985 and 1989 as a video cameraman.
Coleman had a starring role on the HBO series The Wire as reformed criminal Dennis "Cutty" Wise. In 2002, Coleman starred as O.J. Simpson in TNT's television movie Monday Night Mayhem. Chad also had a guest role in the Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles TV series on Fox. He also had a small role in Carlito's Way: Rise to Power. He has recently been involved in the development of Left 4 Dead 2 as voice actor for the character Coach. In 2009, Coleman appeared in a revival of August Wilson's play Joe Turner's Come and Gone on Broadway and also had a starring role in the Norwegian TV series Buzz Aldrin, What Happened To You In All The Confusion?, based on the novel by Johan Harstad. The series aired in Europe in November 2011.
He guest starred in the In Plain Sight episode "Whistle Stop" as an ex-boxer/witness suffering from pugilistic dementia, and in the Lie to Me episode "The Canary's Song" as a coal miner. He was also a guest star in two episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia in 2010, and one in 2013.
On November 20, 2014, he was announced to play Fred Johnson, a former Marine caught in a power struggle between Earth and Mars on the new Syfy science-fiction drama, The Expanse. He would take on a main role in the 2015 series.
|1993||New York Cop||Iceman|
|2001||The Gilded Six Bits||Short film|
|2001||Revolution #9||Night Nurse|
|2002||Monday Night Mayhem||OJ Simpson|
|2002||The End of The Bar||Dr. Scott Rosen|
|2004||Brother to Brother||El|
|2005||Carlito's Way: Rise To Power||Clyde|
|2009||Boldly Going Nowhere||Cobolt|
|2011||The Green Hornet||Chili|
|1992||Here and Now||Roland||1 episode|
|1994–1995||Law & Order||Henry / Weiner||2 episodes|
|1994–1996||New York Undercover||Kevin Gray / Shoop||2 episodes|
|1999–2001||Third Watch||Grissom / Lamar||2 episodes|
|2003||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Prison Warden||1 episode|
|2003||Guiding Light||Moses||1 episode|
|2004–2008||The Wire||Dennis "Cutty" Wise||20 episodes|
|2008||New Amsterdam||Lt. Bobby Graham||1 episode|
|2008||Life on Mars||Suede||1 episode|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Kevin Landau||1 episode|
|2009||Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles||Queeg||2 episodes|
|2009||The Forgotten||Ray Perkins||1 episode|
|2010||In Plain Sight||Ricky Dupree / Dumont||1 episode|
|2010||Lie to Me||Darryl||1 episode|
|2010||The Good Wife||Carter Wright||1 episode|
|2010–2013||It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia||Z||3 episodes|
|2010–2013||I Hate My Teenage Daughter||Gary||13 episodes|
|2012||Electric City||Manny||1 episode|
|2012||Criminal Minds||Malcolm Ford||1 episode|
|2012||Burn Notice||Brady Pressman||1 episode|
|2012–present||The Walking Dead||Tyreese||Season 3 (recurring; 5 episodes)
Season 4-present (series regular; 15 episodes)
|2014||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||A.J. Martin||1 episode|
|2015||The Expanse||Fred Johnson||Main Cast|
|2009||Left 4 Dead 2||Coach||Voice|
|2013||Resident Evil 6||Coach||Capcom X Valve DLC Crossover|
- "Walking Tall". Style Weekly. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
- "Q&A - Chad L. Coleman (Tyreese)". blogs.amctv.com. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
- Saunders, Cherie (2011-08-08). "Chad L. Coleman (Cutty from The Wire) Joins Fox Sitcom Teenage Daughter". EURweb. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
- Gould, Lance (2002-01-13). "Telling It Like It Was". NY Daily News (New York). Retrieved 2013-06-25.
- Degon, Bob (2009-03-14). "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - We get to see some of Jesse's past... from the future". CliqueClack. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
- Walker, John (June 1, 2009). "Left 4 Dead 2: Podcast With Chet Faliszek". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved June 2, 2009.
- Brantley, Ben (April 17, 2009). "Wilson's Wanderers, Searching for Home". The New York Times.
- Hovdaa, Kristine (October 8, 2009). "Takket være Jens Stoltenberg - Interview with Coleman". Dagbladet.
- Marnell, Blair (2013-04-03). "The Walking Dead Promotes Three For Season 4". CraveOnline. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
- Radish, Christina (2013-02-10). "Chad L. Coleman Talks The Walking Dead Season 3 and Playing Tyreese". Collider. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
- Goldberg, Lesley (2012-12-03). "Walking Dead Spoilers: Chad Coleman Talks Tyreese". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chad Coleman.|