The 'Diff'rent Strokes' Curse: Real or Imagined?

Most of us will remember the cherubic face, his diminutive height and the laughs he brought us. Along with Dana Plato and Todd Bridges, Gary Coleman was the most famous pint-sized child star on television, starring in the most popular sitcom of the day, "Diff'rent Strokes." For all three it was once a case of being at the right place at the time. There was money, access and fame, but as the years went by the cute kids were no longer relevant and often spoke of being exploited by Hollywood. The tragedy and misfortune of all three child actors' lives since "Diff'rent Strokes" ended in 1986 has caused fans to speak of a curse on the show...

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