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  1. Viral Celebrity Death Date ConfusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | New Urban Legends

    In January 2016, a flood of somewhat perplexing e-mails arrived in the snopes.com inbox, asserting that child star Gary Coleman had died at the age of 42: What made the queries so bizarre was that Coleman had indeed died tragically young ... as reported back when he passed, in 2010 : Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday.

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  2. Wold Newton Day - a Look at Bulldog DrummondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Inner Toob

    ... for this theory of "relateeveety", TV's Bulldog Drummond was probably the uncle of Philip Drummond from 'Diff'rent Strokes'. The thought amuses me...... Since Wold Newton Day falls on Video Sunday, here is the televersion of Bulldog Drummond in ...

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  3. Charlotte Rae Continues 'Facts Of My Life' TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... My Life" ($24.94/$34.95, Nov, 2015). Ms. Rae, is best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett on the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life" and her career, from "Car 54 Where are you?" and Molly the Mail Carrier on "Sesame Street" to the ...

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  4. Charlotte Rae's memoir a great readRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spinoff in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  5. Actress Charlotte Rae tells 'The Facts of My Life' in memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spinoff in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  6. The Buzz: You're firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... legend has guest-starred on a number of shows over the years, including a gig as a substitute teacher on "Diff'rent Strokes" in 1982. The amazing thing isn't that the 7-foot-2 Kareem played a substitute teacher, but that he managed to avoid stepping ...

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  7. Actress Charlotte Rae tells 'The Facts of My Life' in memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spin-off in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 5 TV guest appearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Day

    ... named Thark, a mineral prospector from another world who threatens to drain the earth's oceans. “Diff'rent Strokes” (1982): He played a substitute teacher who busts Arnold (Gary Coleman) and Dudley's (Shavar Ross) chops. They, in turn, ...

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  9. Actress tells 'The Facts of My Life' in memoirRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Morning News

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spin-off in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  10. Charlotte Rae and Deborah Norville: Next on TVCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Child of Television

    ... at PWRNetwork.com Most of you know Charlotte Rae as Mrs. Garrett on The Facts of Life (and, before that, Diff'rent Strokes ), as well as Schnauser's wife on Car 54, Where Are You? and Molly the Mail Carrier on Sesame Street . But she also has a long ...

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  11. Actress Charlotte Rae shares surprising 'Facts Of My Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... Wisconsin native who splits her time between Los Angeles and New York. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on 'Diff'rent Strokes,' Rae carried her over to 'The Facts of Life' spin-off in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  12. The Facts Of Life star Charlotte Rae's candid revelations in new memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... I wanted to marry.' Breakout role: In 1978, Rae was cast as housekeeper Edna Garrett in the NBC sitcom Diff'rent Strokes. She is pictured in a scene with Gary Coleman Fame: The character of Garrett proved such a hit that NBC commissioned a spin-off ...

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  13. 'Facts' star: Hub was biRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Fox News

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spin-off in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  14. 'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae recounts son's autism, husband's coming out in memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spin-off in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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  15. Diff'rent Strokes was a popular TV series from 1978 to 1986. When it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Dana Plato had been in the limelight in her teens and early 20s as one of the stars of the hit TV show "Diff'rent Strokes". When the series wrapped up in 1986, she did a couple of B-movies and posed in Playboy Magazine, but her career as an actress was going nowhere.

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  16. Sardi's Hosts Charlotte Rae & the Facts of My LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Actress, Charlotte Rae, is best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett on the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life" and her career, from "Car 54 Where are you?" and Molly the Mail Carrier on "Sesame Street" to the current role opposite Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline in "Ricki and the Flash," has been the envy of numerous industry members. However, life at home was not always as comedic as the characters she created, both on stage and on screen, to entertained the public for several decades.

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  17. Hollywood Child Sex Abuse: An Open SecretRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Townhall

    ... afterwards. The open scenes were a reminiscence for me. The documentary replayed a famous episode from "Diff'rent Strokes": a bicycle owner and closet pedophile grooming Arnold (played by Gary Coleman). Watching that episode before, I tried to ...

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  18. Child Stars Who Later Became Criminals Child Stars Who Later Became CriminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | VH1

    ... reports that, as of Sunday, Jake is still in jail. The actress was famous for playing Kimberly Drummond on Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986. However, Dana soon found herself unemployed and poverty-stricken. In 1991, she robbed a Las Vegas video ...

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  19. Review: Hilarious 'Avenue Q' hits its mark at MuhlenbergRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... but somewhat unmotivated. Cameron Silliman adds some sass to the human role of Gary Coleman (from TV's "Diff'rent Strokes"), who also is the building superintendent. The set designed by Curtis Dretsch has a "Sesame Street" vibe to it, with a New ...

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  20. Avenue Q, Darlington Civic Theatre THIS award-winning musical has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    ... of quirky ideas (the building superintendent is named Gary Coleman and used to be the child star of TV's Diff'rent Strokes, triggering lots of jokes and catchphrases from that show - if you are old enough to remember it) It could easily be offensive ...

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