Summary: actor best known for his role as ornery restaurant owner Mr. Gaines on the TV series A Different World from 1987 to 1993 whose other TV credits included NYPD Blue, ER, The Cosby Show, Touched by An Angel, and more, but who also appeared in several films.
Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia
Born: September 26, 1935
Died: February 19, 2013
Location: Charleston, West Virginia