|In 1978, Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges quickly became national sensations for their roles as Arnold and Willis Jackson on the television comedy DIFF’RENT STROKES. |
The duo played African-American brothers who come to live with an older white man and his daughter. The series was highly successful and ran for six seasons on NBC and ABC.
Over the course of his long career, Coleman has appeared in THE JEFFERSONS, THE FACTS OF LIFE, THE DREW CAREY SHOW, BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY and has even stared in an animated series called THE GARY COLEMAN SHOW.
Coleman has also made many comedic performances as himself on THE BEN STILLER SHOW, THE PARKERS and THE SIMPSONS.
Since the end of DIFF’RENT STROKES, Todd Bridges has gone on to appear in THE WATERFRONT, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, DICKIE ROBERTS and EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS. Bridges is also a frequent commentator on THE SMOKING GUN PRESENTS: WORLD’S DUMBEST...
Coleman and Bridges will be appearing at the Chicago Comic-Con to sign autographs and meet with fans.
Coleman will only be attending on Saturday and Sunday. Don’t miss your chance to meet these classic TV stars!
Chicago Comic-Con runs from August 6-9, 2009 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is a major regional pop culture convention bringing fans the latest information on comics, toys, collectibles and connecting attendees with celebrity guests, artists and industry professionals.
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