Conrad Bain, Treasured ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ TV Dad, Dies at 89


Conrad Bain, best known for his role as the beloved father on the series “Diff’rent Strokes”, has died at 89. The actor passed away Monday night in his hometown of Livermore, California, and will always be remembered for his role as kind millionaire Phillip Drummond on the hit sitcom. Debuting in 1978, "Strokes" ran for eight seasons and made a star out of Gary Coleman, who passed away in 2010.