Gary Coleman Biography
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘Arnold Jackson’ in the Sitcom ‘Diff'rent Strokes’)
Birthday: February 8, 1968 (Aquarius)
Born In: Zion, Illinois, United States
Gary Coleman was an American actor and comedian who is known for brilliant portrayal of Arnold Jackson in the American sitcom 'Diff'rent Strokes' that aired on NBC from 1978 to 1985. Beginning his career as a child actor, he ruled the hearts of the American audience and gradually became a popular household name during the 1980s. He had also been featured at the top of the list showcasing the most promising stars of the television in that decade. He had a fun, easy going personality and charmed everyone with his lively black eyes. He never failed to exude ample confidence even though he had stunted growth and suffered from certain physical abnormalities. Having shot to fame at such an early age, he dealt with it amazingly and focussed on his career with great devotion. He was essentially a people’s person and had the special gift of effortlessly mixing with people and encouraging a lot of positive interaction. The chubby, pouty-lipped boy had also been termed as “NBC’s Littlest Big Man” and he excelled in the art of making people laugh! He bravely embraced his differences and his funny dialogues soon became America’s most favourite catchphrases. Though he did not have a long career and died relatively young, he was successful in winning a lot of appreciation for his sharp acting skills and fearless spirit.