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Gary Coleman

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Actor

The Resume

    (February 8, 1968-May 28, 2010)
    Born in Zion, Illinois
    Arnold on 'Diff'rent Strokes'
    Highest paid TV star in 1984 ($70,000 per episode)
    Won People's Choice Award 4 straight years
    Spokesman for Ugo.com

Why he might be annoying:

    He sold his personal stuff on the internet to raise $10,000.
    He earned over $18 million (1978-86), which was mismanaged by his parents and left him broke.
    He punched an autograph seeker who later sued him.
    He refused to talk about 'Diff'rent Strokes,' because he believes that it hindered his career.
    He said: 'I still like making people laugh; I just don't like it as much as I used to.'
    In an interview with USA Today, he said: 'I believe everyone up to the president should be recalled' (October 2003).
    He had a short fuse especially if someone is poking fun at his expense.
    He absolutely refused to say his catchphrase 'Watcha talking about Willis?'
    He attempted suicide twice.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He sued his parents for squandering his fortune and settled for a mere $750,000.
    Despite his short size and star power, he worked as a security guard.
    He suffered from kidney problems and had to go through weekly dialysis.
    He was adopted.
    He died after suffering a serious head injury (May 28, 2010).

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 154 Votes: 48.05% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 106 Votes: 42.45% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 105 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 107 Votes: 49.53% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 61 Votes: 57.38% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 106 Votes: 62.26% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 36 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 42 Votes: 54.76% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 60 Votes: 73.33% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 122 Votes: 81.97% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 650 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 70 Votes: 58.57% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 192 Votes: 76.04% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 126 Votes: 65.08% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 204 Votes: 59.80% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 355 Votes: 67.04% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 465 Votes: 67.31% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1392 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2139 Votes: 71.01% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 6530 Votes: 72.92% Annoying