Dana Plato-Sitcom actress Dana Plato died from an overdose of Vicodin and Vanadom. She was 34 years old. Her death was ruled suicide. Sadly her son shot himself 11 years later. She was actress on tv series Different strokes.
#Deathiversary- May 8th, 1999 - Dana Plato, American actress (Different Strokes), died at 34. Plato went to lie down inside her recreational vehicle parked outside the house and subsequently died of an overdose of Vanadom (Soma) and Lortab. Her death was eventually ruled a suicide. Her body was cremated, and her ashes scattered at sea.