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Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman

(1968 – 2010)

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Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman
(1968 – 2010)

In memory of

Gary Coleman

(1968 – 2010)
About Gary
This is a tribute to Gary Coleman. Gary Wayne Coleman was an American actor, best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in the American sitcom Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986).
Gary Coleman was born in Zion, Illinois. He was adopted by Edmonia Sue, a nurse practitioner, and W.G. Coleman, a fork-lift operator. He suffered from a congenital kidney disease caused by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (an autoimmune destruction and alteration of the kidney), which halted his growth at an early age, leading to a small stature (4 ft 8 in; 1.42 m) and a childlike appearance.
While best known for his role on Diff'rent Strokes, Gary Coleman had appeared earlier on The Jeffersons and on Good Times as Penny's
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friend Gary. He also appeared in a 1978 pilot for a revival of The Little Rascals as Stymie.
Gary Coleman was cast in the role of Arnold Jackson on Diff'rent Strokes, portraying a child adopted by a wealthy widower. The show was broadcast from 1978 to 1986, and was a huge success.
Gary Coleman became the most popular fixture of the show, enhanced by his character's catchphrase "What'choo talkin' 'bout, Willis?" At the height of his fame on Diff'rent Strokes, he earned as much as $100,000 per episode.
Gary Coleman became a popular figure, starring in a number of feature films and made-for-TV movies including On the Right Track and The Kid with the Broken Halo. The latter eventually served as the basis
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for the Hanna-Barbera-produced animated series The Gary Coleman Show in 1982.
On the 28th May 2010 Gary Coleman passed away. This is a memorial dedicated to his life.
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Gary Coleman

This is a tribute to Gary Coleman. Gary Wayne Coleman was an American actor, best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in the American sitcom Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986).
Gary Coleman was born in Zion, Illinois. He was adopted by Edmonia Sue, a nurse practitioner, and W.G. Coleman, a fork-lift operator. He suffered from a congenital kidney disease caused by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (an autoimmune destruction and alteration of the kidney), which halted his growth at an early age, leading to a small stature (4 ft 8 in; 1.42 m) and a childlike appearance.
While best known for his role on Diff'rent Strokes, Gary Coleman had appeared earlier on The Jeffersons and on Good Times as Penny's...

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