Different Strokes’ Dana Plato
Dana Plato’s future seems set when she bagged the role of Kimberly Drummond in the popular TV sitcom “Different Strokes” in 1978. Unfortunately, her character was written off in 1984 amidst rumors of her drug addiction. After the show, Plato sought to find different roles to play. She emerged in 1989 in Playboy magazine. She also starred in B-movies.
A Sad Ending
She also went into softcore pornography. Plato died in 1999 when she was 34 years old due to a Vicodin and Vanadom overdose.