Conrad Bain Dies; Diff'rent Strokes Star was 89

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Conrad Bain, an actor who will always be connected with the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, died Monday night in California. He was 89.

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Sources confirmed the passing to TMZ, although few other details are available at this time.

The veteran actor grew into a household name by portraying Phillip Drummond on the aforementioned series, acting opposite Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges throughout the 1980s.

"He was an amazing person," says daughter Jennifer. "He was a lot like Mr. Drummond, but much more interesting in real life. He was an amazing father."

Bain is survived by his daughter and three sons. We send the family our condolences.