Lou Myers

Lou Myers
1935 - 2013

Lou Myers  American Actor


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Lou Myers passed away on 20th Feb 2013 aged 77.


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American Actor Lou Myers was born Lou Leabengula Myers on 26th September, 1935 in Chesapeake, West Virginia, USA and passed away on 20th Feb 2013 Charleston, West Virginia, USA aged 77. He is most remembered for The Wedding Planner, A Different World. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Lou Myers is a member of the following lists: Male actors from West Virginia, African-American male actors and American male television actors.


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First Name Lou
Middle Name Leabengula
Last Name Myers
Full Name at Birth Lou Leabengula Myers
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th September, 1935
Birthplace Chesapeake, West Virginia, USA
Died 20th February, 2013
Place of Death Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University West Virginia State University
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Wedding Planner, A Different World
Mother Dorothy Jeffries

Lou Leabengula Myers (September 26, 1935 – February 19, 2013) was an American actor. Myers was typically typecast as a grumpy old man, but he has appeared in many movies, stage plays television sitcoms, and dramas. He got his first break as an understudy in the Broadway play, The First Breeze of Summer as Reverend Mosley. He is perhaps best known as the feisty Mr. Vernon Gaines in the sitcom A Different World. Myers was also an accomplished pianist.

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Dreams2013Mr. HarlanMovie
It's Kind of a Funny Story2010JimmyMovie
My Parents, My Sister & Me2010T.C.TV Show
Kings of the Evening2008Counter ManMovie
Lucky Louie2006ClerkTV Show
Lackawanna Blues2005Ol' Po CarlTV Movie
Team Player2004Coach LouMovie
Nobody Knows Anything!2003Blue Smoke JonesMovie
The Fighting Temptations2003Homer T.Movie
All About the Andersons2003CharlieTV Show
Eve2003Deacon PeabodyTV Show
All About You2001ToomieMovie
The Wedding Planner2001Burt WeinbergMovie
Philly2001Mr. OwensTV Show
Everything's Jake2000AbeMovie
A Private Affair2000LawrenceTV Movie
The Stand-In1999Half-Step WilsonMovie
The Big Confession1999TommyShort Film
Bulworth1998Uncle TyroneMovie
Goodbye Lover1998Police CaptainMovie
How Stella Got Her Groove Back1998Uncle OllieMovie
Mama Flora's Family1998AlbieTV Movie
The Famous Jett Jackson1998Elijah WatersTV Show
Volcano1997Pastor LakeMovie
Riot1997George (segment "Homecoming Day")TV Movie
Tin Cup1996ClintMovie
Malcolm & Eddie1996GusTV Show
The Jamie Foxx Show1996Rubberneck WatsonTV Show
The Sentinel1996Billy CatesTV Show
The Passion of Darkly Noon1995QuincyMovie
The Piano Lesson1995Wining BoyTV Movie
JAG1995Wendell Freeman IIITV Show
ER1994Mr. UrmanTV Show
Living Single1993Milton HamptonTV Show
NYPD Blue1993King TutTV Show
The Sinbad Show1993Uncle LutherTV Show
Thea1993Mr. HayesTV Show
Missing Pieces1992AttendantMovie
Bagdad Cafe1990RileyTV Show
A Different World1987Vernon GainesTV Show
The Cosby Show1984Mr. DavisTV Show
Great Performances1971Reverend MoselyTV Show
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JiraffioApr 24, 2013

rest in peace. i will always remember you as mr. gaines from the cafeteria.

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