Andre Braugher is dead: all of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is in mourning

Andre Braugher is dead: all of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is in mourning

Captain Raymond Holt has left us. He was 61 years old.

This time, it’s not a feint to fool Jack Perralta and win the “Halloween Heist” belt. Andrew Braugher is dead. The actor who played the unforgettable Captain Raymond Holt for a decade in Brooklyn Nine-Nine is dead. He was 61 years old.

He left this Monday, December 11 following a “ brief illness “. Braugher leaves behind his wife and their three sons. Andrew Braugher was born in Chicago on July 1, 1962 and had a degree in theater from Stanford University. He then joined the prestigious Juilliard School in 1988. He made his big screen debut in the film glory by Edward Zwick in 1989. But it was on television thatAndrew Braugher especially stood out.

In 1993, he landed the role of Inspector Frank Pembleton in the crime series Homicide. A job that he kept until 1998 and which notably earned him an Emmy Award. The actor will win a second statuette shortly after thanks to his role as Nick Atwater in the mini-series Thief in 2006.

It was from 2013 thatAndrew Braugher puts himself under the hat of the head of the police station, Raymond Holt, beloved boss of comedy Brooklyn Nine-Ninewhich will end in 2021 after 8 seasons.

“I can’t believe you left so soon.” cry Terry Crews, aka Sgt. Terry Jeffords from the police station, who left this message on Instagram. “I am honored to have known you, to have laughed with you, to have worked with you and to have shared 8 glorious years admiring your irreplaceable talent. You left us too soon.”

Joe Lo Truglioaka Charles Boyle in Brooklyn Nine-Ninewrites in turn: “So many wonderful stories will be told about Andre, but for now, all my love goes to his wife Ami and his three boys, whom he loved dearly and reunited with every weekend on the show. We We all know what a powerful actor he was, but even more, Andre knew his most important role inside out and was deeply proud of it…I miss him so much already. I miss you, Captain Holt.”

Dirk Blocker And Joel McKinnon Millerwho respectively played the clumsy cop duo Hitchcock and Scully in the series, say they are “devastated. The 9 years I was able to work with him and just be in his presence were truly a blessing…”

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