Andre Braugher, renowned for his roles in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Homicide: Life on the Street, has passed away at the age of 61 after a brief illness.
Throughout his career, Braugher frequently portrayed police officers in both dramatic and comedic performances. With two Emmy Awards, earned from 11 nominations spanning his career, he received recognition for his roles in Homicide and Thief.
Terry Crews, who co-starred with Braugher in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, expressed his admiration for Braugher’s “irreplaceable talent” on Instagram, noting the impact of Braugher’s wisdom and friendship.
Braugher, a Chicago native and Stanford University graduate, attended The Juilliard School for drama.
Andre Braugher, known for his Emmy-nominated role as Captain Raymond Holt in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, has passed away at 61. With 11 Emmy nominations, he won in 1998 for Homicide: Life on the Street and in 2006 for Thief. Braugher’s breakthrough was in the 1989 film Glory.
His TV career included the role of Detective Frank Pembleton in Homicide. Recently, he starred in She Said, a biographical drama about the Harvey Weinstein story, portraying New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet.