Actor, musician and motivational speaker Deezer D has died aged 55. The star featured in ER as long-serving nurse Malik McGrath, acting opposite Anthony Edwards and George Clooney. The star had a number of other roles and released several albums during his lifetime.
How did Dearon Thompson die?
The actor – real name Dearon Thompson – best known for his role in USA medical drama series ER was “found unresponsive” at his Los Angeles home.
In a report from publication TMZ, the star’s brother Marshawn said the family believes a suspected heart attack was the cause of his death.
However, no cause of death has been given but Express.co.uk will update this article when more information is available.
Thomson is said to have undergone heart surgery in 2009 to fix a leaky heart valve and replace his aorta. The operation is said to have taken six hours.