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Gary Coleman net worth:
$75 Thousand

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Gary Coleman information

Birth date: February 8, 1968, Zion, Illinois, United States
Birth place: Zion
Death date: May 28, 2010, Provo, Utah, United States
Height:4 ft 7 in (1.42 m)
Profession:Actor, Voice Actor
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Shannon Price (m. 2007–2008)
Parents:W.G. Coleman, Edmonia Sue

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Gary Coleman was a well known actor, who is mostly known for his roles in such shows and movies as “Diff’rent Strokes”, “Playing with Fire”, “Married…with Children”, “My Wife and Kids” and others. Gary’s life was quite difficult, and he has even tried to commit suicide twice. In 2007 he met his future wife, Shannon Price. Unfortunately, their marriage did not last long as they divorced after a year. In 2010 Gary died when only 42 years old. Gary’s net worth was $75,000. Although he earned a lot for being an actor, Coleman also had some serious financial problems and that is why the sum is not that big.

Gary Coleman Net Worth $75,000

Gary Wayne Coleman, known as Gary Coleman, was born in 1968, in Illinois. Gary was adopted at a very young age. His childhood was not easy as he suffered from different diseases and was only able to grow to 1.40m in height. What is more, Coleman experienced kidney transplants twice. In 1974 Gary’s career as an actor began, when he appeared in Harris Bank’s commercial. Later he acted in “Medical Center”. From that time Gary Coleman’s net worth began to grow, and as he gained more attention, he received invitations to act in “The Jeffersons”, “The Little Rascals” and also “Good Times”. These appearances added to Coleman’s net worth.

One of Gary’s most successful roles was that of Arnold Jackson in the television show called “Diff’rent Strokes”. The show ran from 1978 until 1986. Gary’s character became very popular and gained him a lot of attention. Acting in this show, of course, was the main source of Gary Coleman’s net worth. In addition to this, Gary appeared in “On the Right Track”, and “The Kid with the Broken Halo” where he had an opportunity to work with Michael Lembeck, Lisa Eilbacher, Robert Guillaume, Mason Adams and others. Gary also appeared in such video games as “Postal 2” and “The Curse of Monkey Islan”. This also made Coleman’s net worth grow. In 2003 Gary decided to stand as a candidate for the governorship of California. Despite the fact that he was quite famous, he did not become California’s governor.

What is more, Gary was also interested in trains and supported the company called “Amtrak”. This made him more famous as well. Lastly, it could be said that Gary Coleman was a really talented and successful actor. Unfortunately, he had a lot of problems in his life. Diseases and psychological issues did not allow him to enjoy his life and career completely. It is a pity that the world lost such a talent when he was quite young. He could have achieved much more in his life, but nevertheless Gary will still be remembered and respected for a very long time. One should agree that Gary really gave a lot to the movie and television industries and that he should be acclaimed for his contributions.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Robot Chicken 2011 TV Series Arnold Jackson / Barry the Banana / Nazi
The Horrible Terrible Misadventures of David Atkins 2010 TV Series Gary Coleman
Midgets Vs. Mascots 2009 Gary
An American Carol 2008 Bacon Stains Malone
The Great Buck Howard 2008 Gary Coleman
A Christmas Too Many 2007 Video Pizza Guy
Codename: Kids Next Door 2006 TV Series Andy Le Beau
Church Ball 2006 Charles Higgins
Drake & Josh 2004 TV Series Gary Coleman
Save Virgil 2004 Short Gary Coleman The Devil
A Carol Christmas 2003 TV Movie Ghost of Christmas Past
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 2003 Gary Coleman
Son of the Beach 2000-2002 TV Series Saltine Cracker Barker
The Rerun Show 2002 TV Series Security Guard
Baby Bob 2002 TV Series Gary Coleman
Night of the Living Doo 2001 TV Short Gary Coleman (voice)
My Wife and Kids 2001 TV Series Gary Coleman
The Drew Carey Show 2001 TV Series Drew's Double
The Flunky 2000 Gary Coleman
The Jamie Foxx Show 2000 TV Series Cupid
The Simpsons 1999-2000 TV Series Gary Coleman
Shafted! 2000 Mister Gary Coleman
Shasta McNasty 1999 TV Series Gary Coleman
Like Father, Like Santa 1998 TV Movie Ignatius
Dirty Work 1998 Gary Coleman
The Curse of Monkey Island 1997 Video Game Kenny Falmouth (voice)
Waynehead 1996-1997 TV Series Kevin
Homeboys in Outer Space 1997 TV Series Snafu
Fenway 1996 TV Movie Tyler Lewis
Married with Children 1994-1996 TV Series Reverend Property Inspector
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1996 TV Series Arnold Jackson-Drummond
Fox Hunt 1996 Murray Lipschitz, Jr.
Unhappily Ever After 1995 TV Series The Devil
Martin 1995 TV Series Mad Dog No Good
The Wayans Bros. 1995 TV Series Gary Coleman
Party 1994 Short The Liar
The Ben Stiller Show 1992 TV Series Gary Coleman
227 1990 TV Series Otis P. Bigg
Simon & Simon 1986 TV Series Lewis Peoples
Diff'rent Strokes 1978-1986 TV Series Arnold Jackson
Amazing Stories 1985 TV Series Arnold Jackson
Playing with Fire 1985 TV Movie David Phillips
The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins 1984 TV Movie D. C. Collins
The Kid with the 200 I.Q. 1983 TV Movie Nick Newell
Jimmy the Kid 1982 Jimmy
Silver Spoons 1982 TV Series Arnold Jackson
The Gary Coleman Show 1982 TV Series Andy Le Beau
The Kid with the Broken Halo 1982 TV Movie Andy LeBeau
On the Right Track 1981 Lester
The Facts of Life 1979-1980 TV Series Arnold Jackson
Scout's Honor 1980 TV Movie Joey Seymour
Lucy Moves to NBC 1980 TV Movie V.P. of Programming
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1979-1980 TV Series Hieronymous Fox
Hello, Larry 1979 TV Series Arnold Jackson
The Kid from Left Field 1979 TV Movie Jackie Robinson 'J.R.' Cooper
Good Times 1978 TV Series Gary James
America 2-Night 1978 TV Series Little Wayne Coleman
The Jeffersons 1978 TV Series Raymond Jefferson
The Little Rascals 1977 TV Movie Stymie
Medical Center 1974 TV Series James

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Diff'rent Strokes 1985 TV Series story by - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Party 1994 Short associate producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 2003 "Child Stars on Your Television"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
19th Annual Trumpet Awards 2011 TV Special in memory of
Robot Chicken 2011 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
The Surreal Life 2004 TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The New Hollywood Squares 1986-1987 TV Series Himself
Gary Coleman: For Safety's Sake 1986 Video documentary short Himself
The 7th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1986 TV Special Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1982-1985 TV Series Himself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1985 TV Special Himself
Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Himself
The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards 1984 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Children's Program
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Mr. T 1984 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1978-1982 TV Series Himself
The Regis Philbin Show 1982 TV Series Himself
Hour Magazine 1982 TV Series Himself
The 8th Annual People's Choice Awards 1982 TV Special Himself - Winner: Favourite Young Television Performer
The John Davidson Show 1980-1981 TV Series Himself
Anson and Lorrie 1981 TV Movie Himself / Various
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
The Alan Thicke Show 1981 TV Series Himself
The 7th Annual People's Choice Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Winner: Favourite Young Television Performer
The Big Show 1980 TV Series Himself - Host
The 6th People's Choice Awards 1980 TV Special Himself - Winner: Favourite Young Television Performer
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Children's Program
Paul Lynde at the Movies 1979 TV Special Himself
All-Star Salute to Pearl Bailey 1979 TV Movie Himself
The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Explains Voting Process
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2010 TV Series Himself
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Nitro Circus 2009 TV Series Himself
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards 2008 TV Special Himself
Divorce Court 2008 TV Series Himself
Today 1980-2008 TV Series Himself
50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sundance Celebrity Swag Hunt 2007 Documentary short Himself
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' 2006 TV Movie Himself
Negermagasinet 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor
101 Even Bigger Celebrity Oops 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself / Terrell Owens / Magazine Stand Owner
The Child Star Jinx 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Biography 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Chasing the Edge 2004 Documentary short Himself
BET Comedy Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
The Surreal Life 2004 TV Series Himself
Who Wants to Be Governor of California: The Debating Game 2003 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003 TV Series Himself
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV 2003 TV Special documentary Himself
Star Dates 2003 TV Series Himself
Postal 2 2002 Video Game Himself (voice)
The Screen Savers 2002 TV Series Himself
The Parkers 2002 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Squares 2002 TV Series Himself / Himself - Panelist
Frank McKlusky, C.I. 2002 Himself (uncredited)
After They Were Famous 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Weakest Link 2002 TV Series Himself
The Hughleys 2001 TV Series Himself
The Test 2001 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Fall Brawl 2000 TV Movie Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Electric Playground 2000 TV Series documentary
TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 2 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 1998-1999 TV Series documentary Himself
The Howard Stern Radio Show 1999 TV Series Himself
The Wayans Bros. 1998 TV Series Himself
MADtv 1995-1998 TV Series Himself
The Naked Truth 1998 TV Series Himself
The Beth Littleford Interview Special 1998 TV Special Himself
Vibe 1997 TV Series Himself
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's 1997 Documentary Himself
The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show 1997 TV Series Celebrity Hockey Player
The Parent 'Hood 1997 TV Series Himself
Horror Kung-Fu Theatre 1997 TV Series Himself
The Best of Ed's Night Party 1996 Video Himself
Saturday Night Live 1995 TV Series Himself
The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1995 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
TV's All Time Favorites 1995 TV Movie Himself
S.F.W. 1994 Himself
The Word 1994 TV Series Himself
Raging Slab & Gary Coleman: Anywhere But Here 1993 Short Himself
The Jackie Thomas Show 1993 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
Couch Potatoes 1989 TV Series Himself
It's Howdy Doody Time 1987 TV Special Gary Coleman

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vanilla Ice Archive 2012 Documentary Himself
Lucy Moves to NBC: A Remembrance 2012 Video documentary short On set footage / Outtakes & clips from 'Lucy Moves to NBC'
50 Greatest Wedding Shockers 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Memorial Tribute
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
The Simpsons: Celebrity Friends 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
20 to 1 2008-2009 TV Series documentary Himself / Arnold Jackson
Biography 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Himself / Arnold Jackson (segment "American TV Icon")
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Elf / Himself
Negermagasinet 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The Greatest 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops 2004 TV Special documentary Himself - #49: Coleman Punches Fan
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004 Video documentary Arnold Jackson / Himself
Celebrities Uncensored 2003 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003 TV Series Himself
Tupac: Resurrection 2003 Documentary Himself
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
The Simpsons 2000 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Movie Made for Television The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (1983)
1983 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Young TV Performer
1983 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
1982 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Young TV Performer
1981 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Young TV Performer
1981 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Comedian Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
1980 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Young TV Performer
1980 Special Award Young Artist Awards Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Entertainment

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Quintessential Non-Traditional Family Diff'rent Strokes (1978) · Conrad Bain
· Todd Bridges
· Danny Cooksey
· Dana Plato
2003 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Quintessential Non-Traditional Family Diff'rent Strokes (1978) · Conrad Bain
· Todd Bridges
· Danny Cooksey
· Dana Plato
2003 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Favorite Pet-Human Relationship Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
1984 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
1982 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Actor On the Right Track (1981)
1982 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst New Star On the Right Track (1981)
1982 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Comedian - Motion Picture or Television Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
1981 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Television Series Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
1980 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Juvenile Actor in a TV Series or Special Diff'rent Strokes (1978)


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#Fact
1 Currently resides in a small town in Utah. [July 2005]
2 Political analyst for All Comedy Radio, currently working as a commentator covering the Michael Jackson trial. [March 2005]
3 Submitted papers to run in California's gubernatorial recall election. Election takes place October 7th, 2003. [August 2003]
4 He played the same character (Arnold Jackson) in seven different series: Diff'rent Strokes (1978), Hello, Larry (1979), The Facts of Life (1979), Silver Spoons (1982), Amazing Stories (1985), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) and Robot Chicken (2005).
5 Son of W.G. Coleman.
6 A cartoon version of Coleman appears in an episode of Family Guy (1999), where he is pretending to be "Stewie".
7 He became an actor when spotted in Zion, Illinois by a scout for television producer Norman Lear, who casted him in 1970s sitcoms such as Good Times (1974) and The Jeffersons (1975).
8 The brain hemorrhage that eventually led to his death, was a result of a fall at his home in Utah (on May 26th) that put him into a coma. His ex-wife Shannon Price, who was with him at his home at the time of the fall, made the 911 call. It was also Price who eventually made the decision to take Coleman off life support.
9 Filed for bankruptcy in 1999. In order to earn money, he worked as a security guard.
10 Hospitalized in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a seizure on the set of The Insider (2004) on February 26, 2010.
11 2007: Being portrayed as a character in the new Broadway musical "Avenue Q". The role is being played by on Broadway actress/singer Haneefah Wood and in London's West End by actor/singer Giles Terera.
12 Has been portrayed by Dave Chappelle.
13 2005: Ranked #10 in E's cutest child stars all grown-up.
14 Ranked #1 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
15 Finished eighth among the replacement candidates in the election to recall California Governor Gray Davis. He received more votes than fellow celebrity candidates Mary Carey, Gallagher, and Angelyne.
16 As of August 2003, is a candidate for governor of California in the recall election scheduled for October 2003. Has proposed a universal health insurance system based on a $30 flat monthly fee. The required $3,500 filing fee was paid by an alternative newspaper in the San Francisco Bay area.
17 Appeared on The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) in early 1993 and announced he had tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills twice.
18 Appeared on Court TV on November 2, 2000 in front of Mills Lane where Coleman was charged with assault and battery in 1999, while he was working as a security guard. Tracy Fields, a bus driver and fan of Coleman's work on Diff'rent Strokes, approached him and requested his autograph while he was shopping for a bulletproof vest in a Hawthorne California mall. Coleman refused to give her an autograph, and an argument ensued where Fields reportedly mocked Coleman's lackluster career as an actor after being turned off by his rude and defensive behavior. Coleman responded by punching Fields in her face several times in front of several witnesses. Coleman was arrested and later testified that he felt threatened by Fields tone and posture, and claimed that he was defending himself saying; "She wouldn't leave me alone. I was getting scared, and she was getting ugly." Coleman pleaded no contest to assault and battery, received a suspended jail sentence, and was ordered to take anger management classes as well as pay Fields' $1,665 hospital bill for her broken nose and bruised face.
19 He sued his adoptive parents, Willie and Sue Coleman, over misappropriation and the pilfering of his trust fund in 1989. At the peak of his career in the early 1980s, in addition to movie and TV appearances, he made $70,000 per episode of "Diff'rent Strokes", a total of around $18 million in earnings! Coleman's parents set up a trust fund for his money, yet they carefully structured the arrangement to name themselves as paid employees of Coleman's production company so they could live off Coleman's salary. When the court finally dissolved the trust fund in 1986 upon Coleman turning 18, his parents' share was worth $770,000, while Coleman himself had only $220,000. Coleman then successfully sued both his parents and managers for $3.8 million in losses and won a $1,280,000 settlement. Afterwords, Coleman (feeling used and betrayed) never saw or spoke to his foster parents or former accountants and managers ever again.
20 Discovered by a talent scout for Norman Lear, who signed him for a part in a TV revival of "The Little Rascals," which never got produced.
21 Had his first kidney transplant in 1973. His second in 1984.
22 May 2000: Announced that he is going to run for the US Senate seat from California against incumbent Dianne Feinstein on the HECK (Homelessness, Education, Crime, and Killers) platform.
23 Briefly owned a video game arcade in Fisherman's Village near Santa Monica, California.

#Quote
1 [after filing for bankruptcy in August 1999] I can spread that blame all the way around for this. A lot of people are responsible for my insolvency. From me, to my accountants, to my adoptive parents, to my agents, to my lawyers... and back to me again.
2 [on working on Church Ball] Working with the cast was interesting. Many of them were quiet in perspective and kind of inwardly funny not outwardly funny. Some were very serious and dedicated to the craft of movie making. The others were just here to make their characters live and bring a little bit of levity and character development to to the film.
3 [When asked why he is volatile with his friends, especially his wife]: No! I don't have a volatile relationship with anybody! If we have our discussion and [most of the time] the men lose, if I lose or if she loses... she goes that way, I go that way.
4 His first commercial in 1974 for a Chicago bank: You should have a Hubert doll.
5 In 2001 interview: I would not give my first 15 years to my worst enemy, And I don't even have a worst enemy.
6 I still have the desire to do the job of acting. It's just a matter of whether I'll be allowed to do the job of acting that remains to be seen. There are only so many brick walls that I'm willing to beat my head on.
7 I parody myself every chance I get. I try to make fun of myself and let people know that I'm a human being, and these things that have happened to me are real. I'm not just some cartoon who exists and suddenly doesn't exist
8 I don't hurt or want for visibility, but people seem to forget pretty easily.
9 I want to escape that legacy of Arnold Jackson. I'm someone more. It would be nice if the world thought of me as something more.
10 When Diff'rent Strokes (1978) got canceled, I was enormously thrilled and was very much looking forward to starting the rest of my life.
11 My parents were as much under the thumb of everyone else [and the network, and all the people that are part of the Hollywood machine] as I was. I have worked on episodes of Diff'rent Strokes (1978) 15 hours straight. And everyone was looking the other way and no one said anything.
12 By 1981, I got tired of the doing the show [Diff'rent Strokes]. I didn't wanna do it anymore. But there was nothing I could do about that, because the contract was already signed. So, I was a little bitter about that because I didn't wanna be there. The character [Arnold Jackson] wasn't growing up, and he wasn't interesting to me anymore.
13 [on the death of Diff'rent Strokes (1978) co-star Dana Plato] "It's very unfortunate that Dana is no longer with us... she was a wonderful woman, but her death was a welcome, though sad, piece of closure to "Diff'rent Strokes". The possibility of a reunion show no longer exists now... and thank God!"
14 [When asked by Howard Stern if he has had oral sex] "No! that's not a place for a young woman's face to be."

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