Rapper and actor Deezer D, best known for his role as Nurse Malik McGrath in “Doctor on Guard”, died yesterday at the age of 55.
The brother of the American Marshawn confirmed the news to TMZ and quoted that the cause of death is not yet known, although the family believes that he was the victim of a massive heart attack.
Deezer D, whose real name was Dearon Thompson, was one of the few actors to appear in all seasons of “Doctor Duty,” totaling 190 episodes between 1994 and 2009.
He has also starred in hip hop films such as “Na Onda do Rap” (1991, with Vanilla Ice) and “CB4 – A Story Without a Rap End” (1993). Later, she also appeared in “Romy and Michelle” (1997) and “A Casa Caiu” (2003).
As a rapper, Deezer D released albums such as “Livin ‘It Up in a Down World” (1997) and “Unpredictable” (2002).
In the early days of this year, he had released a new single, entitled “History can not be stopped.”