Beloved Actor Andre Braugher, Known for ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and ‘Homicide: Life on the Street,’ Passes Away at 61

Renowned TV veteran Andre Braugher, celebrated for his roles as Detective Frank Pembleton in ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ and Captain Raymond Holt in ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ has died at the age of 61 after a brief illness.

His diverse career spanned iconic cop shows, movies, and more, leaving a lasting impact on the entertainment industry.

Braugher’s journey included memorable performances in films such as ‘Glory,’ where he made his debut alongside Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington, and ‘Frequency,’ a sci-fi thriller featuring time travel. His Emmy-winning role as Detective Pembleton in ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ defined his early career, showcasing his talent in the ’90s procedural.

The actor’s contribution extended to the hit series ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ where he portrayed Captain Holt for eight seasons.

Co-star Terry Crews expressed disbelief and honored Braugher’s irreplaceable talent in an emotional Instagram post.

Braugher’s versatile career included roles in Spike Lee’s ‘Get on the Bus,’ the medical drama ‘Gideon’s Crossing,’ ‘Law & Order: SVU,’ and the animated series ‘BoJack Horseman,’ where he voiced the character Woodchuck Coodchuck-Berkowitz.

In the military drama ‘Last Resort,’ Braugher starred as Captain Marcus Chaplin, and in the comedy-drama ‘Men of a Certain Age,’ he received Emmy nominations for his portrayal of used car salesman Owen Thoreau Jr.

As a content creator, we express our condolences on the passing of this exceptional talent. Our insights are based on information from Parade, the source of this news.

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