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  • Conrad Bain of 'Different Strokes' dead at 89

    January 16, 2013 12:55 PM

    LIVERMORE, Calif. - Conrad Bain, who starred as the kindly white adoptive father of two young African-American brothers in the TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," has died. His daughter says Bain died Monday of natural causes in his hometown of Livermore, Calif. He was 89. The show that debuted on NBC... more »
  • Coleman's wife in 911 call says actor has head injury

    June 2, 2010 3:25 PM

    Actor Gary Coleman's wife tells a Utah emergency dispatcher in a newly released 911 tape to send help quickly and that the former child TV star is bleeding from a wound on the back of his head after falling at their home. The recording of the call from Shannon... more »
  • "Diff'rent Strokes" star Gary Coleman dies

    May 28, 2010 2:03 PM

    Gary Coleman, the child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" whose later career was marred by medical and legal problems, has died after suffering an intercranial hemorrhage. He was 42. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center spokeswoman Janet Frank says life support was terminated and Coleman... more »
  • Family: Gary Coleman on life support, unconscious

    May 28, 2010 12:47 PM

    The family of former child television star Gary Coleman says he is on life support and unconscious after suffering an intracranial hemorrhage at his home. Coleman suffered the hemorrhage Wednesday evening at his Santaquin home, 55 miles south of Salt Lake City. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on... more »

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