Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Passes Away

 December 13, 2023

Andre Braugher, who starred in the hit TV Shows Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Homicide, has died at the age of 61.

Braugher’s death has been confirmed by his publicist, Jennifer Allen.

The beloved actor passed away on Monday, December 11th after a very short illness that has yet to be confirmed.

Braugher was arguably best known for his role in Brooklyn Nine-Nine where he played Captain Raymond Holt. Braugher won multiple Critics’ Choice Television Award of Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance on the show.

He also starred in TV Show, Homicide, back in the 90s that ran for seven seasons. The incredible actor brought home six awards during his time starring as a Detective Frank Pembleton.

From comedy to a serious drama, Braugher could really do it all. His decorated career is proof of that.

Before he broke into the world of acting, Braugher grew up in Chicago. He was the youngest of four kids and was raised in the West Side.

He always wanted to act, even earning a respected theatre degree from Stanford University in 1984.

It didn’t take him long to break into the industry. Just four years after graduating from college, Braugher landed his first major film role in the movie Glory, where he played a free and educated black man living in the North who decides to join the Union Army’s first black regiment.

Braugher shot to fame in 1992 after landing his iconic roll in Homicide.

Friends and loved ones of Braugher are devastated at the news of his death.

The TV show Brooklyn Nine-Nine posted on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, “Always our Captain. We love you, Andre.”

Co-stars of Braugher have also shared their heartfelt condolences.

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