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EW Staff
January 16, 2013 AT 06:07 PM EST

Conrad Bain – most famously know as Phillip Drummond on Diff’rent Strokes – has passed away, EW has confirmed. He was 89.

TMZ spoke with Bain’s daughter, Jennifer, who said, “He was an amazing person. He was a lot like Mr. Drummond, but much more interesting in real life. He was an amazing father.”

In addition to acting opposite Gary Coleman on Diff’rent Strokes, Bain also played Arthur Harmon on Maude.

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