“A Different World” Star Dies

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sddLou Myers, the actor most known for playing Vernon Gaines on the NBC sitcom “A Different World,” has died. It been reported that the actor died on Feb. 19 at Charleston Medical Center in West Virginia after undergoing a heart-related emergency and falling into a coma. He had previously been hospitalized in December for pneumonia.


Myers starred on the show alongside Lisa Bonet and Jada Pinkett in A Different World. In his later years, Myers would also make memorable appearances in numerous other television shows and films such as “The Wedding Planner,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Tin Cup” and “All About the Andersons.”

Myers is survived by his mother and a son, he was 77 years-old.

Naturally Moi send condolences to his family, fellow actors and friends. slideshow-best-black-sitcoms-different-world