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Arnold Jackson is one of the two deuteragonists in Diff'rent Strokes.

He was portrayed by the late Gary Coleman.  


Arnold was orphaned along with his elder brother Willis, until they were adopted by Phillip Drummond...a wealthy benefactor. He is known for saying "What-you-talkin-bout [name, usually Willis]"


Mr. Jackson (late father)
Mrs. Jackson (late mother)
Willis Jackson (older brother)
Phillip Drummond (adoptive father)
Maggie Drummond (adoptive stepmother)
Kimberly Drummond (adoptive older sister)
Sam McKinney (adoptive younger stepbrother)
Mertle (distant cousin)
Sophia Drummond (adoptive aunt)
Heinrich Van Drummond (adoptive distant great uncle)