As NBC's hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" proves a long-running hit for a network desperately in need of one, its young stars: Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, and Dana Plato face all sorts of trouble off-camera. Gary battles with his parents over the management of his salary, Todd runs into trouble with the law countless times, and Dana's career after the show meets with despair and tragedy.

  1. Robert Iscove


  2. Gregory K. Pincus


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bruce A. Young

    Bruce A. Young

    Willie Coleman

  2. Lorena Gale

    Sue Coleman

  3. Bobb'e J. Thompson

    Bobb'e J. Thompson

    Gary Coleman

  4. Robert Bailey Jr.

    Robert Bailey Jr.

    Gary Coleman - 13-29 years

  5. Verda Bridges

    Verda Bridges

    Betty Bridges

Full Cast & Crew

Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes'
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes'


Status Released

Release Information

  • September 4, 2006


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

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