Feb. 8th, 1968
Zion, Illinois, USA
Gary Coleman's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - 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
Gary Coleman (Voiced)
- Appeared on _"Geraldo" (1987)_ (qv) in early 1993 and announced he had tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills twice.
- 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.
- Briefly owned a video game arcade in Fisherman's Village near Santa Monica, California.
- Ranked #1 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
- Had his first kidney transplant in 1973. His second in 1984.
- Works as a security guard.
- Has been portrayed by 'Dave Chappelle' (qv).
- 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.