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Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman in 2007
Born Gary Wayne Coleman
(1968-02-08)February 8, 1968
Zion, Illinois, United States
Died May 28, 2010(2010-05-28) (aged 42)
Provo, Utah, United States
Cause of death Epidural hematoma
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, voice artist, comedian
Years active 1974–2010
Home town Zion, Illinois, United States
Television Diff’rent Strokes
Spouse(s) Shannon Price
(m. 2007–2008; divorced)
Parent(s) W. G. Coleman
Edmonia Sue Coleman

I like to work.
I try to understand people who aren't as smart as me and not be hateful.
Gary Coleman
I can't sit back and swallow stuff. I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth where you're not supposed to swallow it. People just gave up.
Gary Coleman
I don't hurt or want for visibility, but people seem to forget pretty easily.
Gary Coleman
Star Wars was magnificent, but you could tell Darth Vader's ships were glued together.
Gary Coleman
George W. Bush bought the election – period. End of story. There is no argument. You can try to come up with any argument you can, but there is none.
Gary Coleman
I may like L.A., but I want to know when the seasons are.
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.
Gary Coleman
I have four strikes against me. I'm black, I'm short, I'm intelligent, and I have a medical condition.
Gary Coleman
I don't have any friends and don't have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they're not really your friends. They're only there because you're a celebrity or because they want to get something from you.
Gary Coleman
I never got the opportunity to be romantic or feel romantic with anyone.
I suffer a little bit from Napoleonism, if you will.
I read Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Reader's Digest… I read some responsible journalism, and from that, I form my own opinions. I also happen to be intelligent, and I question everything.
Gary Coleman
Politics is never about the people. It's about money. And wars. And how many heads you can step on and bodies you can step over. And I'm just not that kind of person.
Gary Coleman
I have lifestyle requirements. Photos, meetings, lunches, dinners, facial care, tooth care. It requires an exorbitant amount of money.
Gary Coleman
I know the difference between true love and the love of my fans.
My slogan is I'm the least qualified guy for the job, but I'd probably do the best job.
Gary Coleman
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.
Gary Coleman
I knew what normalcy was, and I wasn't having it.
I would not give my first 15 years to my worst enemy.
You can involve yourself in electronics, computers, puzzles… there's a lot of creativity and brain working. There's a lot to model trains that people don't realize.
Gary Coleman
I can see through almost any scam, especially one perpetrated by the federal government. I can see through it… they can't pull the wool over my eyes, it's absolutely freakin' impossible to pull the wool over my eyes about the government.
Gary Coleman
I liked 'Diff'rent Strokes' up until about the last three or four years. I was bored.
Gary Coleman
Television is fun, but it's hard, and if it gets too crazy I may just do it as a part-time thing.
Gary Coleman

I know the difference between true love and the love of my fans.