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Diff'rent Strokes Cast List

Updated October 13, 2018 6.4k views17 items

Diff'rent Strokes cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Diff'rent Strokes main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Diff'rent Strokes stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Diff'rent Strokes focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Diff'rent Strokes that are on here as well.

Everything from Gary Coleman to Janet Jackson is included below.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Diff'rent Strokes?" or "Who starred on Diff'rent Strokes?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Diff'rent Strokes actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Diff'rent Strokes actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
  • Andrew Dice Clay1

    Andrew Dice Clay

    Tosh.0, Crime Story
    Andrew Dice Clay (born Andrew Clay Silverstein; September 29, 1957) is an American stand-up... more on Wikipedia
  • Charlotte Rae2

    Charlotte Rae

    Diff'rent Strokes, The Facts of Life
    Charlotte Rae Lubotsky (April 22, 1926 – August 5, 2018), known professionally as Charlotte... more on Wikipedia
  • Conrad Bain3

    Conrad Bain

    Diff'rent Strokes, Maude
    Conrad Stafford Bain (February 4, 1923 – January 14, 2013) was a Canadian/American actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • Dana Plato4

    Dana Plato

    Diff'rent Strokes
    Dana Michelle Plato (born Dana Michelle Strain; November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Danny Cooksey5

    Danny Cooksey

    Tiny Toon Adventures, Diff'rent Strokes
    Daniel Cooksey Jr. (born November 2, 1975) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Dixie Carter6

    Dixie Carter

    Diff'rent Strokes, Designing Women
    Dixie Virginia Carter (May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010) was an American film, television and... more on Wikipedia
  • Dixie Carter-Salinas7

    Dixie Carter-Salinas

    Diff'rent Strokes, Impact Wrestling
    Dixie Carter-Salinas (born October 6, 1964), known professionally as Dixie Carter, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Gary Coleman8

    Gary Coleman

    Married... with Children, Diff'rent Strokes
    Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010) was an American actor, comedian, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Mary Ann Mobley9

    Mary Ann Mobley

    Diff'rent Strokes, Be Our Guest
    Mary Ann Mobley (February 17, 1937 – December 9, 2014) was an American actress, television... more on Wikipedia
  • Mary Jo Catlett10

    Mary Jo Catlett

    SpongeBob SquarePants, Diff'rent Strokes
    Mary Jo Catlett (born September 2, 1938) is an American actress and comedian. She has been a... more on Wikipedia
  • Janet Jackson11

    Janet Jackson

    Good Times, Fame
    Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Todd Bridges12

    Todd Bridges

    Diff'rent Strokes, Skating with Celebrities
    Todd Anthony Bridges (born May 27, 1965) is an American actor. He is known for his role as... more on Wikipedia
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar13

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The Stand, Uncle Buck
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born April 16, 1947) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Kim Richards14

    Kim Richards

    Hello, Larry
    Kim Erica Richards (born September 19, 1964) is an American former child actress (Nanny and... more on Wikipedia
  • Molly Ringwald15

    Molly Ringwald

    The Facts of Life, The Stand
    Molly Kathleen Ringwald (born February 18, 1968) is an American actress, singer, and author.... more on Wikipedia
  • Nedra Volz16

    Nedra Volz

    The Dukes of Hazzard, The Fall Guy
    Nedra Volz (née Gordonier, June 18, 1908 – January 20, 2003) was an American actress.
  • Shavar Ross17

    Shavar Ross

    The Little Rascals, The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour
    Shavar Malik Ross (born March 4, 1971) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, film... more on Wikipedia