Lou Myers dies: Actor was most famous for role in ‘Different World’

Posted at 12:56 AM, Feb 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-21 00:56:20-05

(Zap2It) — Actor Lou Myers, who was best known as Vernon Gaines on NBC sitcom “A Different World” has passed away.

According to a report by TMZ, Myers was hospitalized in December for pneumonia. A few weeks after his release, he collapsed at home and returned to the hospital. On Feb. 19, Mr. Myers’ heart stopped.

Though doctors at Charleston Medical Center in West Virginia initially revived Myers, he slipped into a coma and died hours later.

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