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Conrad Bain

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Birthday
4, 1923
Birthplace
Lethbridge, Canada
Death Date
Jan 14, 2013 (89)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1923
Birthplace
Lethbridge, Canada
Death Date
Jan 14, 2013 (89)

About

Played the role of Phillip Drummond, the genteel father on the television show, Diff'rent Strokes and also performed on Broadway and in film.

Before Fame

He grew up obsessed with playing hockey, but switched to acting in high school, and studied in Canada and in New York's American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Trivia

Before landing the Diff'rent Strokes role, he was on Broadway in The Iceman Cometh, and starred in films including Woody Allen's Bananas, and George C. Scott's Mr. President.

Family Life

He had four children with wife, Monica Sloan, whom he married in 1945.

Associated With

Diff'rent strokes was also the breakout vehicle for Gary Coleman.