Gary Coleman's Big Life

From wisecracking Diff'rent Strokes star to gubernatorial candidate, Gary Coleman experienced a varied career. Take a look

A 'STROKE' OF GENIUS

With his character Arnold's catchphrase, "What'choo talkin' 'bout, Willis?," the Diff'rent Strokes star (with his onscreen brother Willis, played by Todd Bridges, and onscreen adoptive father Mr. Drummond, played by Conrad Bain) became a beloved figure – beating out Brooke Shields, first daughter Amy Carter and others for "Favorite American Child" in a 1980 PEOPLE magazine poll, just two years after the sitcom debuted.