Kelen Coleman launched her career in the year 2008 and later became an instant star after snagging several roles in the movie and television industries. A look at her career timeline shows she has taken part in more television projects than film projects but in all, she has proved to be an asset to virtually every filmmaker she has worked with.
Apart from the fact that the actress is known for making appearances on the screen, she is also famed for coming from a family that has talents in different areas of the entertainment industry. Find out who Kelen Coleman is, and her popular television shows and movies in the paragraphs below.
Who is Kelen Coleman?
Kelen Coleman is an on-screen actress who started making her way in Hollywood in the year 2008. Kelen Sadie Coleman is the daughter of T. Michael Coleman and Robin Coleman as well as the sister of Josh Coleman, a popular graphic designer.
Robin gave birth to the actress on the 18th day of April 1984, in Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States of America; however, Kelen was raised in Potomac, Maryland, where her family moved to during her childhood.
Her father is a producer, filmmaker, videographer, and musician. Born Thomas Michael Coleman, he is a bluegrass and folk musician whose career in the entertainment industry began in the year 1970. The bass guitarist is famed for banding together with renowned bluegrass and folk icons such as the Chesapeake band, the American songwriter and musician – Doc Watson, and the American bluegrass band, The Seldom Scene. Some of his credits in the movie industry include Inside the Afghanistan War (2012), Broke: The New American Dream (2009), and Children of Armageddon (2008).
Kelen spent most of her childhood on the same stage with some of her father’s colleagues. While the actress’s dad is a Christian, her mother is an Ashkenazi Jew who also observes Jewish traditions.
As regards her education, it is not known exactly where Kelen Coleman had her basic education, however, she received her higher education studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her course of study and the particular year she graduated from the institution is still a mystery.
What are Her Popular Movies and TV Shows?
Kelen Coleman started selling her craft in Hollywood in the year 2008. A look at her career timeline shows she has had more roles in the television industry than in movies. Regardless of the differences, she has been amazing in virtually every project she has starred in.
Talking about television stints, Kelen Coleman snagged her first role in the television industry in the critically acclaimed series, CSI: NY, wherein she was cast as Natalie Gerrard. Though her participation in this production didn’t earn the kind of attention she desired, the actress didn’t allow the feedback to weigh her down or stop her from moving forward.
The following year, the actress scored the role of Leigh Ann in the series, The Day D, and another role as Isabel Poreba in the NBC TV sitcom, The Office. Her breakout role eventually came in the year 2012 when she was cast as Alex in the romantic comedy television series that aired on Fox, The Mindy Project. She was a recurring character in the series until 2013. In the same year, she also had a recurring, as Liza Lambert, in the political drama series, The Newsroom.
So far, The Mindy Project, The Newsroom, and Men at Work (2014) are her popular television shows while some of her other acting credits include The Ranch as Megan in 2018, The 5th Quarter as Patty in 2018, Me, Myself & I as Abby (2017-18), BoJack Horseman (2014-2017), Super Fun Night as Felicity Vanderstone (2013), The McCarthys as Jackie McCarthy (2014-2015) and Brothers-In-Law as Cheska (2012).
Kelen Coleman’s first role in a movie was as Maddy in the American teen comedy film, Fired Up!, after which she was cast as Stephanie in the comedy project, The Marc Pease Experience in the same year. Since then, she has had roles in the following movies, Children of the Corn: Genesis as Allie (2011), Dorfman in Love as Molly (2011), Cassadaga as Lily (2011), The Polterguys as Jo Branson, (2012), A True Story as Karen (2013), The Night Is Young as Amy (2015), Better Off Single as Lorelei (2016), Flock of Dudes as Krista (2016), Dirty 30 as Claire (2016), and True Memoirs of an International Assassin as Kylie Applebaum (2016).
Of all her projects in the movie industry, Children of the Corn: Genesis, Fired Up! and Cassadaga remain her most popular projects.