Heavy D (1967-2011; real name Dwight Meyers) was a hip-hop artist turned actor. His group, Heavy D & the Boyz, made their album debut in 1987, and later performed the theme song for the sketch comedy series In Living Color.

Heavy D made a cameo appearance in the 1994 "She Drives Me Crazy" music video from the Kermit Unpigged album, and also appeared in The Earth Day Special, which also featured the Muppets.

As an actor, Heavy D appeared in the movies Life, Cider House Rules (with Michael Caine and Tobey Maguire), and Big Trouble. On TV, he had a recurring role on Boston Public as guidance counselor Bob "Big Boy" Lick.

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