Gary Coleman's will revealed

Diff'rent Strokes actor Gary Coleman has expressed his desires after death through his will, which states that nobody can come to his wake who was financially tied to the actor.

The two-page document, revealed by, stated that only "those who have no financial ties to me and who can look each other in the eyes and say they really cared personally for Gary Coleman," were invited.

This could show people who are considering making a will that more than just allocation of assets can be stated in the document.

He also expressed the desire to have no media present at his funeral. reported that Coleman's former manager Dion Mial was executor of his estate, but he died relatively broke, his main asset being a $315,000 (£240,000) home.

Coleman died last week aged 42. He was famous for stating the line '"What you talking about Willis" in the 1980s show and he made headlines in 1989 by suing his parents who had reportedly taken his childhood earnings from the show.

Posted by Morag Lyall

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Published on: June 10, 2010

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