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Lou Myers (actor)

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Birth dateSeptember 26, 1945(age 71)
Place of birthCharleston, West Virginia

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:This article is about Lou Myers, the actor. For the cartoonist, see Lou Myers.

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).


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