Gary Coleman Obituary

OBITUARY

Gary Coleman dies at 42; child star of hit sitcom ‘Diff’rent Strokes’

 

 

 (Associated Press)

 

The actor dies in Utah days after a brain hemorrhage. After soaring to fame in the late 1970s, his post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor.

 

By Dennis McLellan,
Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2010

 

Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes” and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was 42.

 

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One Response to “Gary Coleman Obituary”

  1. JackTF says:

    Gary Coleman was more than just his childhood character, Arnold Jackson. Yet, as Arnold, he had the ability to make others laugh and thus temporarily forget their troubles. That is a rare talent and one that is perhaps more important than almost anything else. Thank you, Gary. You touched the hearts of millions.

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