Tag Archives: Bill Cosby

Lou Myers (Mr. Gaines) “A Different World” Has Died

Blogged By: De De Tillman

Source: Yahoo TV

Media Credit: vh9network

Posted: Wednesday February 20, 2013 @ 7:40 p.m PST

 

 

 

According to Yahoo TV,  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 planned.

A native of Chesapeake, W.Va., Myers had returned to the state and lived in the Charleston area.

His TV credits included “NYPD Blue,” ”E.R.,” ”The Cosby Show,” ”Touched by an Angel,” and more. He also appeared in a number of films, including “Tin Cup,” ”How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” ”Wedding Planner” and more.

 

Jaleel White: (Steve Urkel) I Made Shitloads Of Money (Video)

Written By: De De Tillman

Source: Vanity Fair Magazine -Mike Ryan

Posted Monday June 20, 2011 @ 1:50 pm PST

Video Credit: YouTube (laughvids) – TV Land

Actor Jaleel White (Family Matters’s Steve Urkel)  was interviewed by Vanity Magazine where he said he was the original Rudy Huxtable until Keshia Knight  Pulliam walked in the door.  Two names were called Malcolm-Jamal Warner  and Tempestt Bledsoe, the rest sent home.

White was hurt and started crying because, he was casted as “Rudy.” White went on to say that the cut from The Cosby Show made him shitloads of money from Family Matters.  White got his first acting role as a child piano prodigy on The Jeffersons.  White said Sherman Hemsley (George Jefferson) was so nice to him.

When ask about his relationship with Reginald VelJohnson White said it was a strain between him and the rest of the cast members however he is still in contact with certain members.

White spoke a little about Tyler Perry TV Show Meet The Paynes he said ”  I don’t want to sound like I’m dissing Tyler Perry, but making three or four episodes in one week is not the same in terms of production value of what we did, one a week. Technically, I guess he passed us. More power to him, but it might as well be YouTube videos”.

Jaleel White is now 34.

Singer Phoebe Snow Has Died

By: De De Tillman

Posted: April 26, 2011

Source: Daily News/ Mark Kennedy AP Writer

Singer Phoebe Snow has died at age 60,  If you watched  Bill Cosby’s show ” A Different World” starring Lisa Bonet,  Snow was the first one to sing the theme song next was my Cousin Aretha Franklin.   Snow was also singing in the movie “Noah’s Arc: Jumping The Broom”  Which stars Actor Jensen Atwood.

Here is the link to the story:

http://www.dailynews.com/rss/ci_17930616?source=rss

A Different World TV Show Theme Song:

http://youtu.be/LKDJVTRsB04  (YouTube/classictvthemes2)