Diff'rent Strokes is an American sitcom created by Jeff Harris and Bernie Kukoff, starring Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges. The series aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986.
About the show
The series follows two African-American boys from Harlem taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman and widower named Phillip Drummond (Conrad Bain) and his daughter Kimberly, for whom their deceased mother previously worked.
- Conrad Bain as Phillip Drummond
- Gary Coleman as Arnold Jackson
- Todd Bridges as Willis Jackson
- Dana Plato as Kimberly Drummond
- Charlotte Rae as Edna Garrett
- Nedra Volz as Adelaide Brubaker
- Janet Jackson as Charlene DuPrey
- Dody Goodman as Sophia Drummond
- Shavar Ross as Dudley Johnson
- Le Tari as Ted Ramsey