Gary Coleman

 

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: former child actor who shot to fame on the TV sitcom Diff’rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986 but suffered personal problems as an adult and who once said he wanted people to think of him as something more than the chubby-cheeked child star from the TV show, that he wanted to escape the legacy of character Arnold Jackson, whose “Whatchu talkin’ ‘bout?” became a catch-phrase of the 1970’s and 1980’s, and who also suffered from a congenital kidney disease that halted his growth.

 

 

Cause of Death: Intracranial hemorrhage

 

Born: February 8, 1968

 

Died: May 28, 2010

 

Location: Provo, Utah