Gary Coleman

1968 - 2010

Gary Coleman

Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. One of the highest-paid child actors in the late 1970s and 1980s, he is known for his work in television and film and is considered to be one of the most influential child actors in the acting industry. He was best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986), for which he received the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series, as well as three other Young Artist Award nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Coleman has received more than 5,415,647 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,990th most popular actor.

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  • 5.4M

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  • 50.39

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  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gary Coleman ranks 1,974 out of 8,832Before him are Sho Kosugi, Henri Vidal, Sandra Dee, Sherilyn Fenn, Vasily Livanov, and Paulette Dubost. After him are Izabella Scorupco, Eric Tsang, Peg Entwistle, Marlon Wayans, Harold Sakata, and Barry Bostwick.

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Among people born in 1968, Gary Coleman ranks 59Before him are Euronymous, DJ BoBo, Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Hervé Renard, Damon Albarn, and Stefan Effenberg. After him are Fabrizio Ravanelli, Michael Weatherly, Robert Rodriguez, Michael Kiske, Helena Christensen, and Mohamed Atta. Among people deceased in 2010, Gary Coleman ranks 134Before him are Luigi Poggi, Rudolf Barshai, Georges Wilson, Richard Holbrooke, Emilio Eduardo Massera, and John Leslie. After him are Fernando Riera, Anna Walentynowicz, Eugène Terre'Blanche, Rasim Delić, Oswaldo López Arellano, and Norman Wisdom.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Coleman ranks 3,386 out of 12,171Before him are Joel Asaph Allen (1838), Stewart Copeland (1952), Frank Jarvis (1878), Sandra Dee (1942), Joan Didion (1934), and Sherilyn Fenn (1965). After him are Lunalilo (1835), Mike Porcaro (1955), Bob Dole (1923), Paul Volcker (1927), Marlon Wayans (1972), and Henry Hazlitt (1894).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gary Coleman ranks 949Before him are Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), Claire Danes (1979), Mary Tyler Moore (1936), Alicia Silverstone (1976), Sandra Dee (1942), and Sherilyn Fenn (1965). After him are Marlon Wayans (1972), Barry Bostwick (1945), Tyne Daly (1946), Melissa Sue Anderson (1962), Kate Walsh (1967), and Frank Grillo (1965).