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"Diff'rent Strokes" Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown (TV Episode 1986) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mel Ferber

Writing Credits  

Barry Gold ... (written by)
 
Bernie Kukoff ... (created by) &
Jeff Harris ... (created by)

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Philip Drummond
...
Arnold Jackson
...
Willis Jackson
...
Maggie McKinney Drummond
...
Sam McKinney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Mr. Wallace
Ian Petrella ...
Alex
Matt Shakman ...
Barry
Shelley Smith ...
Summer Hartwig
...
Kurt
Bill Willens ...
Ray Sabille
...
Leon Davis (uncredited)

Produced by 

Al Aidekman ... producer
Bob Brunner ... executive producer
Barbara Cramer ... associate producer
Richard Gurman ... producer
Ken Hecht ... executive producer

Film Editing by 

Skip Collector ... (edited by)

Costume Design by 

Stephanie Fox-Kramer

Makeup Department 

Betty Niecy Alexander-Lawson ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Glenn Padnick ... production supervisor
Ken Stump ... in charge of production

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mark Buxbaum ... lighting director
Dale Carlson ... camera operator
John O'Brien ... video controller

Music Department 

Al Burton ... composer: theme music
Gloria Loring ... composer: theme music
Alan Thicke ... composer: theme music

Other crew 

Chris Klausen ... stage manager
Fran McConnell ... production consultant

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