Diff'rent Strokes star Gary Coleman dies aged 42

Saturday May 29, 2010

Former child actor Gary Coleman has died, aged 42, after suffering a brain haemorrhage.

The 42-year-old Diff'rent Strokes star was admitted to hopital on Wednesday after a fall at his home in the US state of Utah.

The actor, whose growth was stunted by a congenital kidney defect, had undergone two kidney transplants in the past.

Janet Jackson was among the stars paying tribute to Gary, posting on Twitter: "He has left a lasting legacy. I know he is finally at peace."

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