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:
  • As of August 2003, is a candidate for governor of California in the recall election scheduled for October 2003. Has proposed a universal health insurance system based on a $30 flat monthly fee. The required $3500 filing fee was paid by an alternative newspaper in the San Francisco Bay area.
  • 2007: Being portrayed as a character in the new Broadway musical "Avenue Q". The role is being played by on Broadway actress/singer 'Haneefah Wood' (qv) and in London's West End by actor/singer Giles Terera.
  • Had his first kidney transplant in 1973. His second in 1984.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2005: Ranked #10 in E's cutest child stars all grown-up.
  • 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.


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