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Lou Leabengula Myers (born September 26, 1945) is an American actor. Myers is 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 probably best known as the feisty Mr. Vernon Gaines in the sitcom A Different World. Myers is also an accomplished pianist.

Myers was born in Charleston, West Virginia, the son of Dorothy Jeffries (née Brown).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lou Myers (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lou Leabengula Myers (born September 26, 1945) is an American actor. Myers is 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 probably best known as the feisty Mr. Vernon Gaines in the sitcom A Different World. Myers is also an accomplished pianist.

Myers was born in Charleston, West Virginia, the son of Dorothy Jeffries (née Brown).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lou Myers (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1935-09-26

Day of Death 2013-02-19

Place of Birth Charleston, West Virginia

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story as Jimmy
2003 The Fighting Temptations as Homer T.
2003 Eve (1 episode)
2001 Philly (1 episode)
2001 All About You
2001 The Wedding Planner as Burt Weinberg
2000 Everything's Jake as Abe
2000 A Private Affair as Lawrence
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Uncle Ollie
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show (1 episode)
1996 Malcolm & Eddie (1 episode)
1996 Tin Cup as Clint
1995 JAG (1 episode)
1995 The Piano Lesson as Wining Boy
1995 The Passion of Darkly Noon as Quincy
1994 Cobb as Willie
1994 ER (1 episode)
1993 The Sinbad Show (1 episode)
1993 Thea (1 episode)
1993 Living Single (1 episode)
1987 A Different World (4 episodes)
1984 The Cosby Show (2 episodes)

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