Andre Braugher Star Of “Brooklyn Nine-nine” Dies At 61

Wagswoofs –  Andre Braugher was a notable presence at the 60th New York Film Festival. He graced the red carpet event for “She Said” held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on October 13, 2022, in New York City.

Actor Andre Braugher, aged 61, passed away on Monday due to a “brief illness,” as confirmed by his publicist to HuffPost.

Andre Braugher has taken on various television roles throughout his career. He portrayed Raymond Holt in the hit show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” Frank Pembleton in “Homicide: Life on the Street,” and Nick Atwater in “Thief.” Additionally, he played a Union soldier in the 1989 film “Glory,” which depicted the first all-Black army regiment.

According to Deadline, Braugher’s passing was first reported by the same publication that stated he would also star in the upcoming Netflix show, “The Residence.”

According to the Television Academy, Andre Braugher has been nominated for 11 Primetime Emmy Awards and has won two of them. In addition, he has also received two Television Critics Association Awards.

According to a report by Variety in 2020, Braugher, despite his numerous achievements, has yet to secure a leading role in a commercially successful project.

In an interview with the outlet, Braugher mentioned that he believes his decision to prioritize his family and personal life at various stages of his career may have hindered his success.

“It has been a fascinating journey, but I believe my career could have been even more expansive,” he reflected. “I could have ventured into directing, producing, and explored various other disciplines. However, I would have had to sacrifice my personal life to do so.”

The actor of “She Said” was quite secretive about his personal life, as he revealed to The New York Times in 2014 that he had encountered certain challenges along the way.

“I won’t go into specifics, but there have been times when I haven’t performed at my best, and it has had consequences,” he admitted. “However, I won’t be writing a memoir about it.”

Andre Braugher, the talented actor, pursued his education at both Stanford University and The Juilliard School. Since 1991, he had been happily married to his wife, Ami Brabson, who also had a role in “Homicide: Life on the Street.” The couple had three children together named Michael, Isaiah, and John Wesley. Braugher’s mother, Sally, and his brother, Charles Jennings, are among his surviving family members.

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