‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ actor’s cause of death revealed


The actor André Braugher was diagnosed with lung cancer a few months before his death, a representative of Braugher told E! News confirmed.

RNews previously reported that Braugher, known for his role as Captain Raymond Holt in the humorous TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, died on December 11 after a short illness. He was 61 years old.

Braugher has appeared in several films and TV series in his career, which spans decades. He was best known for his role in the crime series Homicide: Life on the Streetfor which he won an Emmy in 1998.

He received his second Emmy in 2006 for his role in the miniseries Thief. He was also in movies like Glory, Get on the Bus, Primal Fear and City of Angels to see.

Meanwhile, condolences continue to pour in after the announcement of his death.

Terry Crews, Braugher’s co-star Brooklyn Nine-Nine, said on social media this week that he still can’t believe Braugher is gone.

“I feel honored to have known you, laughed and worked with you, and witnessed your irreplaceable talent for eight wonderful years.

“It (your death) hurts. You left us too soon. You taught me so much. I will forever be grateful to have known you. Thank you for your wisdom, advice, compassion and friendship. Good luck to your wife and loved ones in this difficult time. You showed me what a good life looks like.”

Sources: E! News / Instagram