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Gary Coleman

1968 - 2010

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Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010) was an American actor and comedian. Coleman was the highest-paid child actor on television throughout the late 1970s and 1980s. He was rated first on a list of VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars".Coleman was best known for playing the role of Arnold Jackson in the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986), which he reprised in numerous other television series such as Hello, Larry (1979), The Facts of Life (1979–1980) and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1996), among others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Coleman has received more than 8,956,649 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Gary Coleman is the 2,821st most popular actor (down from 1,795th in 2019), the 4,451st most popular biography from United States (down from 3,125th in 2019) and the 1,339th most popular American Actor.

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  • 50.45

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  • 67

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  • 2.84

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  • 6.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gary Coleman ranks 2,821 out of 9,996Before him are Justin Theroux, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, Jean Servais, Zachary Quinto, Fernando Lamas, and Sasha Alexander. After him are Marla Maples, Paul Reiser, Veronica Cartwright, Vladimir Basov, Edward Furlong, and Ulla Jacobsson.

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Among people born in 1968, Gary Coleman ranks 101Before him are Casper Van Dien, Kelly Hu, Marcus Grönholm, Akhtar Mansour, Talant Duyshebaev, and Choi Jin-sil. After him are Julian McMahon, Olivia Williams, Martin Dahlin, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Billy Boyd. Among people deceased in 2010, Gary Coleman ranks 178Before him are Paul Augustin Mayer, Bernard Giraudeau, Corin Redgrave, José Torres, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, and Vasco de Almeida e Costa. After him are Carl Adam Petri, Kevin McCarthy, Oswaldo López Arellano, Robert Byrd, Daniel Bensaïd, and Allan Sandage.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Coleman ranks 4,451 out of 18,182Before him are Lou Thesz (1916), Justin Theroux (1971), Henry Selick (1952), Zachary Quinto (1977), Ezzard Charles (1921), and Sasha Alexander (1973). After him are Stanley Clarke (1951), Marla Maples (1963), Ronnie Van Zant (1948), Paul Reiser (1957), Michael Brecker (1949), and Edward Furlong (1977).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gary Coleman ranks 1,339Before him are Victor Wong (1927), Alexis Bledel (1981), Suzanne Somers (1946), Justin Theroux (1971), Zachary Quinto (1977), and Sasha Alexander (1973). After him are Marla Maples (1963), Paul Reiser (1957), Edward Furlong (1977), E. G. Marshall (1914), Thom Barry (1950), and Holt McCallany (1963).

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