Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman

Age
46
Birthday
Feb. 8th, 1968
Born in
Zion, Illinois, USA
Height
4' 8"

Gary Coleman's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Diff'rent Strokes TV Show
Diff'rent Strokes
The Ben Stiller Show TV Show
The Ben Stiller Show
Waynehead TV Show
Waynehead
The Gary Coleman Show TV Show
The Gary Coleman Show
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Midgets Vs. Mascots
2008 - An American Carol
2008 - The Great Buck Howard
2003 - Tupac: Resurrection
2002 - Frank McKlusky, C.I.
1998 - Dirty Work
1982 - Jimmy the Kid

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Arnold Jackson
3
Gary Coleman (Voiced)
3
Gary Coleman
2
Property Inspector
2
Saltine Cracker
2
Arnold Jackson
2
Gary James
2
Himself
2
Himself
2
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Ranked #1 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
  • Has been portrayed by 'Dave Chappelle' (qv).
  • Appeared on _"Geraldo" (1987)_ (qv) in early 1993 and announced he had tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills twice.
  • He sued his parents over misappropriation of his trust fund. At the peak of his career, he made $70K per episode, a total of around $18 million in earnings! Coleman's parents set up a trust fund for his money, yet structured the arrangement to name themselves as paid employees of Coleman's production company. When the court finally dissolved the trust, the parents' share was worth $770,000, while Coleman himself had only $220,000. Coleman then successfully sued his parents and managers for $3.8 million.
  • (2 November 2000) Appearing on TV court in front of 'Mills Lane (I)' (qv), Gary was ordered to pay bus driver Tracy Fields $1665 for hospital bills resulting from a fight stemming from an attempt to get an autograph in a Hawthorne, California mall. Gary said he felt threatened by her insistence and punched her in the head.
  • Discovered by a talent scout for 'Norman Lear' (qv), who signed him for a part in a TV revival of "The Little Rascals," which never got produced.
  • May 2000: Announced that he is going to run for the US Senate seat from California against incumbent 'Dianne Feinstein' (qv) on the HECK (Homelessness, Education, Crime, and Killers) platform.
  • Briefly owned a video game arcade in Fisherman's Village near Santa Monica, California.


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