Signy Coleman

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Signy Coleman
Born (1960-07-04) July 4, 1960 (age 59)
Other namesSigney Coleman
Years active1984-2012
Vincent Irizarry
(m. 1989; div. 1992)

Thomas Nolan
(m. 1999; div. 2004)

Signy Coleman (born July 4, 1960), sometimes credited as Signey Coleman, is an American actress.


Coleman was born in Ross, California on July 4, 1960. She grew up in Bolinas, California, and attended Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley. She has three siblings.


Coleman was a contract regular on soap opera The Young and the Restless as the blind heroine Hope Adams (1993–97, 2000–02, 2008, and briefly in 2010). Her character died of cancer in February 2008. She also starred on Guiding Light as Annie Dutton (aka Teri DeMarco #2) (1998–99; 2003).

Coleman's prime time roles include appearances on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Human Target,[1][2] The Steven Banks Show, Jake and the Fatman, Silk Stalkings, Doors, Dark Justice, The Flash and The X-Files. She has appeared in such films as Relentless III, Indecent Proposal, and 20 Dates.

She also appeared in two music videos with Huey Lewis and the News: "I Want a New Drug" and "Heart and Soul". She appeared in an episode of Charles in Charge as model Rebecca Stansbury.

In 2012, Coleman joined the cast of River Ridge in the role of Sharon Reeves; she also served as executive producer on the series.[3]


Coleman was married for three years to actor Vincent Irizarry (married 1989; divorced 1992), by whom she has a daughter. She also has a daughter by her second husband, Thomas Nolan (married 1999; divorced 2004).




  1. ^ "Soap lauded for Ongoing Attention to Social Themes". Los Angeles Daily News. October 21, 1991. Retrieved February 1, 2010. She'll appear opposite another ex-daytime star, Rick Springfield (who played Dr. Noah Drake on 'GH' a decade ago), in the ABC mid-season replacement series 'The Human Target.'
  2. ^ Grahnke, Lon (July 20, 1992). "As Action Hero, Rick Springfield Misses 'Target'". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on November 3, 2012. Retrieved February 1, 2010.
  3. ^ Logan, Michael (July 28, 2010). "The Young and the Restless Dreams Up the Return of Signy Coleman". TV Guide. Archived from the original on November 5, 2017. Retrieved November 5, 2017.

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