1980s child stars: Where are they now?

Published On: Dec 22 2011 03:48:11 PM PST   Updated On: May 07 2014 11:00:00 PM PDT

Melissa Gilbert of "Little House on the Prairie" fame celebrates her 50th birthday on May 8. Join us for a look at where she and other child stars from the 1980s are today.

80s child stars - Gary Coleman older
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But Coleman had financial troubles later in life. In a TV interview, he said he had attempted suicide twice. He also had numerous health issues and died of an epidural hematoma in 2010.

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