Is the ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Curse Over?

One of Hollywood’s most notorious scourges, the so-called ‘Diff’frent Strokes’ ‘curse’ crept onward Friday with the death of Gary Coleman at age 42. It begs the question: Is it finally over? The child stars that emerged from the ’80s show struggled in their adult lives, coping with emotional pain, financial woes, drugs and arrests. With […]

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Dana Plato’s Son Commits Suicide

The son of the late Dana Plato, star of ‘Diff’rent Strokes,’ has committed suicide. Tyler Lambert, 25, died of a self-inflicted gunshot last Thursday in Tulsa, Okla., nearly 11 years to the day his mother took her own life. He had been working as a cameraman and amateur songwriter. “It’s a shame that such a […]

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