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Heavy D (I) (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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Known For

The Cider House Rules
(1999)
Big Trouble
Big Trouble FBI Agent Pat Greer
(2002)
Step Up
Step Up Omar
(2006)
The Tracy Morgan Show
The Tracy Morgan Show Music Department
(2003-2004)

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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)
  In Living Color (TV Series) (composer - 129 episodes, 1990 - 1994) (performer - 126 episodes, 1990 - 1994)
- The Champ (1994) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- The Scary Larry Show (1994) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- Ace and Main Man Meet Salt n Pepa (1994) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
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Other Works:

Release of the music video (extended version) for "Alright," by Janet Jackson, featuring Cyd Charisse, The Nicholas Brothers, Cab Calloway (in one of his last on-screen appearances), and Heavy D; with choreography by Anthony Thomas, with some scenes staged by the legendary Michael Kidd. See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

His name is Michael Jackson, not Super Michael Jackson. He makes mistakes just like all See more »

Trivia:

Although he lost 135 lbs, he kept his stage name. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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