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Heavy D (1967–2011)


Heavy D was born on May 24, 1967 in Mandeville, Jamaica as Dwight Arrington Myers. He is known for his work on The Cider House Rules (1999), Big Trouble (2002) and Step Up (2006). He died on November 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2003-2004 The Tracy Morgan Show (TV Series) (composer - 18 episodes)
- The Sporting Life (2004) ... (composer: theme)
- Career Day (2004) ... (composer: theme)
- Class Clown (2004) ... (composer: theme)
- Super Boy (2004) ... (composer: theme)
- Vacation (2004) ... (composer: theme)
 1997 MADtv (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (1997) ... (composer: theme music)
 1990-1994 In Living Color (TV Series) (composer - 125 episodes)
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... (composer: theme music)
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... (composer: theme music)
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... (composer: theme music)
- Thugs (1994) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dirty Dozens Tournament of Champions (1994) ... (composer: theme music)
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"Riff Raff," original comedy; written and directed by Laurence Fishburne, fight direction by Rick Sordelet; with Heavy D (as Heavy D.) (portraying Tony); Laurence Fishburne (portraying Mike "20/20" Leon); and Titus Welliver (portraying Billy "Torch" Murphy); produced Off-Broadway by the Circle Repertory Company at the Circle in... See more »

Alternate Names:

Heavy D & the Boyz | Heavy D. | Dwight 'Heavy D' Myers | Dwight Errington Myers | Dwight Myers

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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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The Los Angeles coroner's office says Jamaican-born rapper Heavy D died of natural causes. The cause of his death was pulmonary embolism and deep leg vein thrombosis. He also had arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease. See more »

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