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In Breaking News on May 29, 2010 at 6:45 am

Gary Coleman Dies

 

By: Jimmy Eotm Baker

Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010)

Not just a child star — but a great Actor and once described as one of televisions most promising stars.

Funny, child star of the 1970′s sitcom “Different Strokes,” died after an intracranial hemorrhage. He was only 42 years old. The star was on life support after becoming unconscious earlier in the day, his family decided to terminate Friday afternoon at 12:05 pm MDT. Coleman’s family reported “he passed quickly and peacefully” surrounded by his wife and other close family members.

Gary Coleman, the sparkly eye kid got his big break in 1978 as the younger brother alongside Todd Bridges. The sibling were adopted by a wealthy white man. His popularity faded when the show ended after eight seasons.

Coleman suffered continuing health issues from the kidney disease that stunted his growth. He also dealt with legal and financial problems in recent years.

This is a breaking news update. Check back soon for further information.

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  1. Great article

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