Dana Plato

Dana Plato
1964 - 1999

Dana Plato  American Actress

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3656
Age
34
Zodiac

Dana Michelle Plato (November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an American actress, notable for playing the role of Kimberly Drummond on the U.S. television sitcom Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986. After leaving the cast of Diff'rent Strokes, Plato atte...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship15 yrs, 6 mths
Shortest Relationship15 yrs, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length7 yrs, 9 mths
First Name Dana
Middle Name Michelle
Last Name Plato
Full Name at Birth Dana Michelle Strain
Age 34 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th November, 1964
Birthplace Maywood, California, USA
Died 8th May, 1999
Place of Death Moore, Oklahoma, USA
Cause of Death Drug Overdose/Suicide
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Weight W
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Poster child of young stars that went wrong
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Diff'rent Strokes
Year(s) Active 1971–1999, 1975–1999
Bust (inches) 34
Waist (inches) 25
Hips (inches) 35
Shoe Size 7
Official Websites www.danaplatoforever.com/
Father Dean Plato (adoptive father)
Mother Florine 'Kay' Plato (adoptive mother), Linda Strain (biological mother)
Family Member Tyler Edward Lambert (son) (1984-2010)
Friend Todd Bridges, Gary Coleman
Favorite Foods Pizza
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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Dana Plato34 ScorpioActress
American
Robert Menchaca-
Lanny Lambert-Musician

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Tyler
Male2nd July, 198531 years old

Onscreen Matchups

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Pacino Is Missing2002Prosecuting AttorneyMovie
Silent Scream1999Emma JonesMovie
The Hostage1998LeslieMovie
Desperation Boulevard1998Dana PlatoMovie
Tiger1997Andrea BakerMovie
Compelling Evidence1995Dana FieldsMovie
Lethal Cowboy1995ElizabethMovie
Millenium Day1995Movie
Bikini Beach Race1992J. D.Movie
The Sounds of Silence1992Deborah NicholsMovie
Prime Suspect1989Diana MastersMovie
Growing Pains1985LisaTV Show
High School U.S.A.1983Cara AmesTV Movie
A Step in Time1981TV Movie
Hello, Larry1979Kimberly DrummondTV Show
The Facts of Life1979Kimberly DrummondTV Show
California Suite1978JennyMovie
Diff'rent Strokes1978Kimberly DrummondTV Show
Exorcist II: The Heretic1977Sandra PhalorMovie
Return to Boggy Creek1977Evie JoMovie
CHiPs1977Dana PlatoTV Show
The Love Boat1977Patty SpringerTV Show
What Really Happened to the Class of '65?1977TV Show
Family1976Debbie, Mary Beth SandersTV Show
Beyond the Bermuda Triangle1975WendyTV Movie
The Six Million Dollar Man1974GirlTV Show
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Daisy DallengerTV Show
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    Trinity062131Feb 10, 2014

    Poor Dana...It's really terrible the way she and her son lives were destroyed from that poison known as drugs!

    daft24Mar 7, 2010

    Dana forever!!!!!!!!!!!

    TomApr 2, 2009

    Dana was a shooting star and we were lucky enough to have her on his earth for her brief life before she went to heaven.She was truley a beautfiul women

    JamilahJan 31, 2009

    She was a great actress and I wish she didn`t die so young .

    JanetNov 26, 2008

    Dana was on the Howard Stern show the day before her suicide. A combination of callers and a harsh attack on her and her life by Howard Stern, took her over the edge. She committed suicide the next day.

    KennyJan 5, 2008

    Dana was great! She also dated Todd Bridges for several years.


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