Obituary of Dana Plato

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Dana Plato

Dana Michelle Plato (born November 7th, 1964 in Maywood, California) was a TV Actress who was best known for her role of Kimberly Drummond on the American TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes". Dana died on May 8, 1999 and her death was possibly because of an apparent suicide. She was 34.

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Dana Plato Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Plato, Dana Michelle
    • Common Name: Dana Plato
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Maywood, California, United States
    • Birth Date: November 07, 1964
    • Age: 34 (at death)
    • Occupation: TV Actress
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Subway Sandwiches
    • Favorite Color: Magenta (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Dana Michelle's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Dana Michelle Strain
    • Father: Dean Plato (adoptive)
    • Mother: Linda Strain.
    • Sister(s):
      • Heidi Plato
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Lanny Lambert (married 1984–divorced 1990)
    • Son(s):
      • Tyler Lambert (born 1984–died 2010)

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 08 1999 at age 34
  • Place: Moore, Oklahoma, United States
  • Cause of Death: Suicide (Overdose of prescription drugs)

Category Tags:

TV ActressAmerican Born on November 7th Born in 1964 Born in CaliforniaDied in 1999Died at age 34Died from Suicide

Quotable Quotes:

"There isn't enough darkness in all the world to snuff out the light of one little candle."

"I think the whole nerves thing comes into play when we worry about what other people and society will think. (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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