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Lou Myers is a Actor American born on 26 september 1935 at Chesapeake (USA)

Lou Myers

Lou Myers
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Nationality USA
Birth 26 september 1935 at Chesapeake (USA)
Death 19 february 2013 (at 77 years) at Charleston (USA)

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

Lou Leabengula Myers (September 26, 1935 – February 19, 2013) was an American actor. Myers was 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 perhaps best known as the feisty Mr. Vernon Gaines in the sitcom A Different World. Myers was also an accomplished pianist.

Myers was born in Chesapeake, West Virginia, the son of Dorothy Jeffries (née Brown).
Myers died at the Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia after battling pneumonia for several months.

Biography

Lou Myers a été particulièrement remarqué en interprétant le personnage de Vernon Gaines dans la série télé américaine Campus Show (A Different World).

Best films

The Wedding Planner (2001)
(Actor)

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Ron Shelton
Ron Shelton
(2 films)
Anna Boden
Anna Boden
(1 films)
Ronald Bass
Ronald Bass
(1 films)
Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Lou Myers (11 films)

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Actor

It's Kind of a Funny Story, 1h41
Directed by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about suicide, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Keir Gilchrist, Emma Roberts, Zach Galifianakis, Zoë Kravitz, Viola Davis, Thomas Mann
Roles Jimmy
Rating70% 3.5494453.5494453.5494453.5494453.549445
After contemplating suicide by jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, 15-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist), decides to go to the hospital to seek help. Craig tells Dr. Mahmoud (Aasif Mandvi) that he needs immediate help to which Dr. Mahmoud registers Craig for a one week stay in the hospital's psychiatric floor. It is revealed that Craig has a lot of pressure at his high school, Executive Pre-Professional (based on Manhattan's Stuyvesant High School), stressing over the need to turn in an application for a prestigious summer school, his shortcomings in the shadow of his best friend, Aaron (Thomas Mann), whom he considers to be great at everything, and his dad who pressures him to do well. At first, Craig is uncertain if he made the right choice to stay, mostly due to the fact that his friends might find out when he misses school, especially Nia (Zoë Kravitz), his crush and Aaron's girlfriend. He is placed in the adult ward with a few other teenagers because the teenage ward is undergoing renovations.
The Fighting Temptations, 2h3
Directed by Jonathan Lynn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Musical films
Actors Cuba Gooding Jr., Beyoncé, LaTanya Richardson, Steve Harvey, Mike Epps, Wendell Pierce
Roles Homer T.
Rating55% 2.751082.751082.751082.751082.75108
In 1980, a young boy named Darrin Hill (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) and his mother, MaryAnn (Faith Evans), are run out of town after MaryAnn was soon discovered to be a singing secular music when she also sings in a church choir. Aunt Sally (Ann Nesby) attempts to defend MaryAnn, but it fails. The church's cowardly pastor, Reverend Lewis (Wendell Pierce), is too afraid of the other church members to let her stay. MaryAnn and Darrin are last seen saying goodbye to Aunt Sally, as they sadly wave goodbye with each other. In 2003, Darrin has grown up to become a successful advertising executive in New York City with a bad habit of lying. Darrin's only true friend and secretary, Rosa Lopez (Lourdes Benedicto), does a good job at keeping his credit problems under control. However, Darrin has achieved so much under false pretenses and faked his college degree and high school diploma. Darrin also lied about being the son of a congressman, and his lies soon catch up with him and get him in trouble with his paranoid boss (Dakin Matthews) and Darrin loses his job. After being tracked down by a private investigator, Darrin soon finds out that Aunt Sally has died.
All About You, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Renée Elise Goldsberry, Terron Brooks, Debbie Allen, LisaRaye McCoy, Lou Myers, Adam Lazarre-White
Roles Toomie
Rating64% 3.2451853.2451853.2451853.2451853.245185
Nicole is in love with her boyfriend Robbie and is ready to start talking about marriage. Unfortunately for her, he hasn’t even thought about a future with her. She moves to San Francisco to start a new life, and ends up with Robbie's brother Brian as her roommate for one month. Just as Nicole and Brian realize they have feelings for each other, Robbie wants to try a relationship with Nicole again.
The Wedding Planner, 1h43
Directed by Adam Shankman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about marriage
Actors Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Joanna Gleason, Justin Chambers, Lou Myers
Roles Burt Weinberg
Rating53% 2.6517952.6517952.6517952.6517952.651795
After planning and coordinating another successful wedding ceremony, San Francisco wedding planner Mary (Jennifer Lopez) is re-introduced to childhood acquaintance Massimo (Justin Chambers) by her father (Alex Rocco) who wants the two of them to marry. Mary, however, is not impressed and instead remains focused on her ambition to become a partner at the wedding company she works for. As a way to persuade her boss, Geri (Kathy Najimy), to accept her as a partner, Mary pursues and is hired by catering heiress, Fran Donolly (Bridgette Wilson-Sampras) to plan her society wedding to long term boyfriend 'Eddie.' While on the phone reporting her success Mary's shoe heel gets stuck in a manhole cover. While she attempts to free herself a taxi collides with a dumpster and it comes hurtling towards her. A man standing nearby rushes in and pulls her away just before the dumpster crashes. Mary manages to thank the man before fainting.
Everything's Jake, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ernie Hudson, Phyllis Diller, Doug E. Doug, Stephen Furst, Robin Givens, Lou Myers
Roles Abe
Rating62% 3.102523.102523.102523.102523.10252
Within the most storied city in the world lives Jake (Ernie Hudson), a homeless man who calls all of Manhattan his home. Jake discovers Cameron (Graeme Malcolm), a man down on his luck and sleeping in a tree in Central Park.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back, 2h4
Directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Whoopi Goldberg, Regina King, Suzzanne Douglas, Michael J. Pagan
Roles Uncle Ollie
Rating56% 2.801192.801192.801192.801192.80119
Stella Payne is a very successful 40-year-old stockbroker raising her son, Quincy, and living in Marin County, California, who is persuaded by her New York friend Delilah Abraham to take a well-deserved, first-class vacation to Montego Bay, Jamaica. As she soaks in the beauty of the island, she encounters a handsome young islander, Winston Shakespeare, who is twenty years younger. His pursuit of her turns into a blossoming romance that forces Stella to take personal inventory of her life and try to find a balance between her desire for love and companionship, and the responsibilities of mother and corporate executive.
Volcano
Volcano (1997)
, 1h44
Directed by Mick Jackson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Disaster, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Transport films, Volcanisme, Rail transport films, Films about volcanoes, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, John Carroll Lynch, Jacqueline Kim
Rating55% 2.750112.750112.750112.750112.75011
An earthquake strikes the city of Los Angeles. Mike Roark (Tommy Lee Jones), the head of the city's Office of Emergency Management, insists on coming to work to help out with the crisis, even though he has taken a vacation with his daughter Kelly (Gaby Hoffmann). His associate Emmit Reese (Don Cheadle) notes the quake caused no major damage, but seven utility workers are later burned to death in a storm drain, one escaped and survived but was severely burned on one side of his face at MacArthur Park. As a precaution, Roark tries to halt the subway lines which run parallel to where the deaths took place, but Los Angeles MTA Chairman Stan Olber (John Carroll Lynch) declines, feeling there is no threat to the trains. Against regulations, Roark and a colleague Gator Harris (Michael Rispoli) venture down the storm sewer in the park to investigate. They are nearly burned to death when hot gases suddenly spew out of a crack in the concrete lining and flood the tunnel. Geologist Dr. Amy Barnes (Anne Heche) believes a volcano may be rapidly forming beneath the city with magma flowing underground (similar to the formation of the Mexican volcano Parícutin which emerged and grew tremendously in just one week) but cannot come up with enough evidence for Roark to take action.
Tin Cup
Tin Cup (1996)
, 2h15
Directed by Ron Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Golf films
Actors Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Rex Linn, Richard Lineback
Roles Clint
Rating62% 3.1491853.1491853.1491853.1491853.149185
Roy "Tin Cup" McAvoy (Kevin Costner) is a former golf prodigy who has little ambition. He owns a driving range in West Texas, where he drinks and hangs out with his pal Romeo Posar (Cheech Marin) and their friends. Dr. Molly Griswold (Rene Russo), a clinical psychologist, wants a golf lesson. She asks Roy because he knows her boyfriend David Simms (Don Johnson), a top professional golfer. Roy is immediately attracted to her, but she sees through his charm and resists.
The Passion of Darkly Noon, 1h40
Directed by Philip Ridley
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Brendan Fraser, Ashley Judd, Viggo Mortensen, Loren Dean, Grace Zabriskie, Lou Myers
Roles Quincy
Rating59% 2.951182.951182.951182.951182.95118
Darkly Noon (Fraser) is a young man who has spent his entire life as a member of an ultraconservative Christian cult. After a violent altercation that results in the dissolution of the cult and the death of Darkly's parents, a disoriented Darkly wanders into a forest in the Appalachian region of North Carolina and is rescued from exhaustion by a coffin transporter named Jude (Loren Dean) and his friend Callie (Ashley Judd).
The Piano Lesson, 1h35
Directed by Lloyd Richards
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Charles S. Dutton, Alfre Woodard, Carl Gordon, Tommy Hollis, Lou Myers, Courtney B. Vance
Roles Wining Boy
Rating70% 3.5363.5363.5363.5363.536
Boy Willie (Charles S. Dutton) and his friend Lymon (Courtney B. Vance) travel from Mississippi to Pittsburgh, where he wishes his sister Berniece (Alfre Woodard) to give him the family's heirloom piano so that he can sell it to buy land from Mr. Sutter (Tim Hartman), a descendent of the family that once owned Willy's own ancestors as slaves. The piano itself had at one time belonged to the wife of the original Sutter, the white former owner of their family... and decades earlier, Berniece and Willy Boy's grandfather had, at the slave master's instructions, carved the black family's African tribal history and American slave history into the piano's surface.
Cobb
Cobb (1994)
, 2h8
Directed by Ron Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Wuhl, Lolita Davidovich, Ned Bellamy, Lou Myers, William Utay
Roles Willie
Rating64% 3.249013.249013.249013.249013.24901
Sportswriter Al Stump is hired in 1960 as ghostwriter of an authorized autobiography of baseball player Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb. Now 73 and in failing health, Cobb wants an official biography to "set the record straight" before he dies.