Blake Gibbons Bio

(Coleman, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: June 21, 1961
HOMETOWN: Bakersfield, CA
YEARS ON SHOW: 2002-present

Despite being interested in acting since he was a child, Blake Gibbons was never in any school plays. He played football in high school because he thought he was too cool for drama. After he moved to Los Angeles, he landed a role in Pricilla Presley's short-lived TV series ELVIS, about her late husband. After knocking around in TV and low-budget movies, Gibbons parlayed a six-week gig on GH into the recurring character Coleman.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. He had a one-day gig as Frisco's buddy on GH before taking the Coleman role.
  2. Appeared in a Pepsi Twist commercial with Britney Spears and Mike Myers.
  3. Appeared in commercials for Miracle Whip, Michelin tires and the Subaru Outback, among many others.
  4. Portrayed "The Dude" on an episode of SEINFELD.
  5. Moved to L.A. in the late 1980s.
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GH'S COLEMAN RETURNS!   Aug 22, 2014

It's been a while, but fans of Blake Gibbons's (Coleman) are in for a treat when the...

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