Remembering André Braugher: A Loving Family Man

The beloved ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ star, André Braugher, passed away at 61 on Dec. 11, 2023. Known for his roles in ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ he is remembered not only for his acting prowess but also for his deep love for family.

Braugher leaves behind his wife of over 30 years, actress Ami Brabson, and their three sons: Michael, Isaiah, and John.

Braugher’s co-stars shared heartfelt messages on Instagram, praising his talent and expressing condolences to his family.

Ami Brabson, a producer and actor, met Braugher on the set of ‘Homicide: Life on the Street,’ and they married in 1991. The couple, who shared a passion for the arts, raised three sons together.

Their eldest son, Michael, 32, followed in his parents’ footsteps and pursued a career in acting, making his Broadway debut in 2021.

Isaiah, the middle son, has kept a low profile, while John Wesley, the youngest, maintains a private life.

Braugher prioritized family, often flying home from filming to spend time with his children. In a 2020 interview, he emphasized the importance of being present in his children’s lives, choosing family over the allure of celebrity. Despite a successful career, he believed in balancing professional achievements with a fulfilling personal life.

In his own words, Braugher expressed the significance of being more than just a celebrity to his children. This commitment to family and a well-rounded life was a priority for him, reflecting his deep understanding of the importance of fatherhood.

As we remember André Braugher, let’s celebrate not just his remarkable career but also his profound love for family, a legacy that will endure through the stories shared by those who knew him best.

(Source: Parade)

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