COLMAN--Henry. He was best known as the Producer of the Love Boat and Hotel television series, died on November 7, 2012 at the age of 89. His long career began in live television on Robert Montgomery Presents and Kraft Television Theater. It followed with stints as Associate Producer on Dr. Kildare and Peyton Place. He held executive positions with CBS, Paramount and Screen Gems. He produced many movies for television. He was a longtime member of the Writers Guild of America and wrote episodes for the Love Boat. In recent years, he interviewed many industry notables for the archives of the Television Academy. He served in the Army Air Corps as a navigator on a B-29 in WWII. He earned his BA from Columbia and acted with the Virginia Barter Theater Company. He is surived by his wife Donna Brainard; children Cathy and Richard; and his sister, Hedy Roche. No services were held. Contributions to a
can be made in his memory.
Published in The New York Times on Nov. 11, 2012