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‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Actor Conrad Bain Dies at 89

The Alameda County coroner’s office cobain-picnfirmed Wednesday that “Diff’rent Strokes” actor Conrad Bain died at a Livermore-area hospital.

He died Monday, officials said. He was 89.

The cause of death has not been determined, and coroner’s officials said it’s not clear whether a doctor will sign the death certificate or whether there will be a formal review of his death.

His daughter told the Associated Press that Bain died of natural causes and had been ill for some time.

Bain  played the wealthy Phil Drummond for eight seasons on the NBC comedy “Diff’rent Strokes.” He also co-starred in the long-running “Maude.”

-Los Angeles Times