Obituaries Related to "Coleman" from New York Times Archive
Mr. Coleman was the original meteorologist on “Good Morning America” and pioneered green-screen news and round-the-clock weather reporting.
Mr. Coleman’s experiences with bigotry informed his efforts in three major civil rights cases before the United States Supreme Court.
A labor economist, he was a strong voice at the Philadelphia-area college in the 1960s for the admission of women and against the Vietnam War.
Mr. Coleman had a brief big league career but he had the good (or ill) fortune of playing for the Mets in their history-making first two seasons.
Randy Graff, Cady Huffman and Judy Kaye, three alumnae of Coleman shows, perform an affectionate tribute, directed by Will Nunziata, at Feinstein’s/54 Below.
Mr. Coleman was a leader in making jazz less beholden to rules of harmony and rhythm.
Dr. Coleman upset scientific dogma by discovering that genes — not willpower, eating habits or other behaviors — could cause obesity in some people.
Mr. Jacoby helped create some of Jackie Gleason’s most memorable characters.
Despite some very serious consideration that the puppet musical would have to drop its character based on the “Diff’rent Strokes” star, the Coleman role will live on after a tribute at Friday’s performance.
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A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”
He shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries of forces that can distort the shape of an atomic nucleus, with implications for human-made nuclear fission.
He was the first living Black Marine to be awarded America’s highest military decoration — 50 years after he demonstrated valor in Vietnam.