Dwight Arrington Myers (May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011), better known as Heavy D, was a Jamaican-born American actor, rapper, record producer, singer and former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, a hip hop group which included G-Whiz (Glen Parrish), "Trouble" T. Roy (Troy Dixon), and Eddie F (born Edward Ferrell). The group maintained a sizable audience in the United States through most of the 1990s.
Updated: 11/9/11 at 2:30p Rapper and actor Heavy D (real name: Dwight Arrington Myers), 44, died today, Tuesday, November 8th at 1p. Update: Vibe at first reported that this was due to "respiratory problems" but, the newest update said that he had pneumonia. TMZ is reporting that a "911 call was placed from Heavy's Beverly Hills home around 11:25 AM to report an unconscious male on the walkway." He was … more