Death of Lou Myers

September 26, 1935 - February 20, 2013
Cherleston, West Virginia | Age 77

Mr. Gaines on 'A Different World' dies
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Actor Lou Myers, best known for his role as ornery restaurant owner Mr. Gaines on the television series "A Different World," has died.

Tonia McDonald of Myers' nonprofit, Global Business Incubation Inc., said Myers died Tuesday night at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia. She said he was 76. McDonald said Wednesday that Myers had been in and out of the hospital since before Christmas and collapsed recently. An autopsy was...

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