is accepted at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. There she meets her future husband, fellow actor Dabney Coleman.
breaks up with Coleman and later reconciles
11 December 61
marries actor Dabney Coleman. He`s 29; she`s 22. He has one daughter, Meghan, from a previous marriage to Ann Courtney Harrell.
her daughter Kelly is born
columnist Dorothy Manners knows: ”The reason we haven’t heard anything about Jean Hale since she made In Like Flint with James Coburn is that she has been very ill during her second pregnancy. She is much better now and Jean and her actor husband Dabney Coleman are looking forward to the arrival of the baby in early April. They have a daughter, Kelly, who is nearly four. Jean is one of the few actresses under contract to a major studio - 20th Century-Fox. They have plans for her as soon as she’s able to return to work...”
14 April 68
her son, Randolph S., is born in Los Angeles
21 February 72 her daughter Mary J. is born in Los Angeles. She`ll become singer-songwriter Quincy Coleman.
she and Coleman separate
May 82 columnist Marilyn Beck reports about Dabney Coleman and “a marital split from Jean Hale, the mother of his three children...”
4 December 84 divorces Coleman in Los Angeles after a troubled marriage. They have three children, Quincy, Randy, and Kelly.