Brooklyn Nine-Nine Actor Andre Braugher Passes Away at 61

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 13 December 2023
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Actor Andre Braugher Passes Away at 61

Actor Andre Braugher, celebrated for his roles as Captain Raymond Holt in the popular series 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and Detective Frank Pembleton in 'Homicide: Life on the Street', has passed away at the age of 61 following a brief illness, as confirmed by his publicist.

Iconic Performances and Recognitions

Braugher gained prominence through the NBC drama 'Homicide: Life on the Street', earning an Emmy for portraying the determined Detective Frank Pembleton in 1998. However, it was his deadpan depiction of Raymond Holt in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', where he starred alongside Andy Samberg across eight seasons, that brought him widespread recognition. His performance as the precinct’s no-nonsense, Black and gay boss earned him two Critics Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and four Emmy nominations.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Actor Andre Braugher Passes Away at 61

Colleagues' Tributes and Memories

Colleagues and friends paid heartfelt tributes to Braugher on social media platforms. Terry Crews, Braugher's co-star in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', honored him on Instagram, acknowledging Braugher's irreplaceable talent and the profound impact he had on Crews both personally and professionally. Others, including Marc Evan Jackson and Prentice Penny, shared fond memories and sentiments, highlighting Braugher's influence and camaraderie on set.


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Legacy and Recent Projects

Braugher's legacy extends beyond his notable television roles. His recent performances included portraying Dean Baquet in 'She Said', a drama revolving around the New York Times' coverage of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and the charismatic lawyer Ri’Chard Lane in the final season of 'The Good Fight', showcasing his versatility and depth as an actor.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Actor Andre Braugher Passes Away at 61

Family Members Left Behind

Andre Braugher leaves behind his wife, actor Ami Brabson, recognized for her role in 'Homicide', and their three sons - Michael, Isaiah, and John Wesley. He is also remembered by his brother Charles and mother Sally. Braugher's remarkable contributions to the entertainment industry have left an enduring legacy, touching the hearts of many viewers.

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