Conrad Bain

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: Canadian-born stage, film, and television actor who became a star in middle age as the kindly white adoptive father of two young black brothers on the TV sitcom Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986, in which the show touched on serious themes but was known better as a family comedy that drew most of its laughs from its standout child actor Gary Coleman (d. 2010).

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: February 4, 1923

 

Died: January 14, 2013

 

Location: Livermore, California