Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andre Braugher dies age 61

Andre Braugher, who starred in Brooklyn 9-9 and Murder: Life On The Avenue, has died on the age of 61, his publicist confirmed.

The 2-time Emmy profitable actor starred as Captain Raymond Holt in US comedy Brooklyn 9-9 alongside Andy Samberg, taking part in New York law enforcement officials in Brooklyn’s fictional 99th Precinct.

Braugher died on Monday after a quick sickness, his publicist Jennifer Allen advised the PA information company.

Braugher was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards (Erik Pendzich/Alamy)

Braugher acquired an Emmy Award in 1998 for excellent lead actor in a drama sequence following his position as Detective Frank Pembleton in Murder: Life On The Avenue – which ran from 1993 till 1999.

The actor met his spouse Ami Brabson throughout his time on the US drama, and so they later had three youngsters.

Braugher later received an Emmy Award in 2006 for excellent efficiency by a lead actor in a mini-series for his starring position in Thief, the place he performed skilled burglar Nick Atwater.

Throughout his established profession, Braugher was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards – 4 of which had been for his position in Brooklyn 9-9 which first aired in 2013 and ended after eight seasons in 2021.

His break-out position was within the 1990 movie Glory directed by Ed Zwick, alongside Hollywood stars Matthew Broderick, Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington – who received his first Academy Award for his supporting position within the movie.

Different notable credit embody starring as Benjamin O Davis in Tuskegee Airmen, Dr Ben Gideon in Gideon’s Crossing and Owen in Males Of A Sure Age – all roles which received him Emmy Award nominations.

Mike Royce, who co-created Males Of A Sure Age, stated on X, previously Twitter: “That is unimaginable for me to course of. He was finest actor on this planet. An unimaginable human being. An incomprehensible loss.”

Braugher most just lately starred in She Stated, the biographical drama which sees Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play the investigative journalists who broke the Harvey Weinstein story.

He performed Dean Baquet, the New York Occasions government editor who oversaw the 2 reporters.

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