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Gary Coleman of 'Diff'rent Strokes' dies

PROVO, Utah (AP) - Gary Coleman, child star of 1970s show "Diff'rent Strokes," died after suffering a intercranial hemorrhage.





Coleman suffered the hemorrhage Wednesday evening at his Santaquin home, 55 miles south of Salt Lake City.

Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on Friday released the statement on behalf of Coleman's family. It says Coleman's condition worsened on Thursday and he slipped into unconsciousness.

The statement says the 42-year-old actor has not had any surgery because of his condition.

Coleman has lived in Utah since 2005. He's best known for his stint on TV's "Diff'rent Strokes," which aired from 1978 to 1986.

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