Celebrity divorces, breakups of 2013 / 2012

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 23, 2012

28 of 143: Todd Bridges, who appeared on the series 'Diff'rent Strokes' is divorcing his wife of fourteen years, Dori A. Bridges. The actor announced the news on Twitter, writing, 'Im going to beat the media to this me and my wife our divorcing our lives are going different directions with we remain good friends... We have a child and we both have his best interests at heart and know this is best for him and us thank you all for understanding.'

The couple have one son, Spencir Bridges, who was born on July 16, 1998. Spencir is also a child actor and appeared in the 2007 film, 'Daddy Day Camp' and in an episode of 'iCarly.'

Bridges rose to fame on the long-running sitcom, 'Diff'rent Strokes,' portraying Arnold Jackson, the older brother of Willis, who was portrayed by the late Gary Coleman. On the series, the brothers were taken in by a rich Park Avenue businessman Phillip Drummond (Conrad Bain) and his daughter Kimberly (Dana Plato). In the first two seasons, Charlotte Rae starred as the family's housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett, before starring in her spin-off series, 'The Facts of Life.'

Bridges is currently a commentator on the truTV series, 'TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest...' and will appear in Adam Sandler's comedy, 'That's My Boy,' which is slated for release on June 15, 2012.

(Pictured: Todd Bridges appears in an undated photo posted on his official Twitter page.) (Twitter.com/toddbridges)

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