‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star’s Cause of Death Revealed

The entertainment industry is mourning the loss of Andre Braugher, a beloved actor best known for his role as Capt. Raymond Holt on the hit television series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” Braugher’s publicist confirmed that the actor succumbed to a short battle with lung cancer, a diagnosis he had only recently received. His death on December 11, at the age of 61, came as a shock to many.

Braugher’s career spanned several decades, with notable roles in both television and film. His colleagues and co-stars from “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” have been expressing their grief and sharing their memories of the actor. Terry Crews, a fellow actor on the show, expressed his disbelief and sorrow on social media, praising Braugher’s talent and lamenting his untimely departure.

Melissa Fumero, another co-star, paid tribute to Braugher on her social media platforms, sharing photos of them together on the set of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” She fondly remembered his advice and his infectious laughter. Chelsea Peretti, another member of the show’s ensemble, also expressed her grief, stating that she would always treasure the opportunity to have worked alongside him.

Braugher had recently secured a role in “The Residence,” a production that was set to resume in January following a brief hiatus. However, it was his portrayal of Capt. Raymond Holt on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” that earned him widespread recognition and four Emmy Award nominations over the show’s eight-year run. His comedic timing and delivery quickly endeared him to fans and made him a standout among the show’s talented cast.

Before his stint on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” Braugher had already established a successful television career, earning Emmy nominations for his roles in “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Thief.” His filmography also includes notable films such as the 1989 war drama “Glory” and Spike Lee’s “Get on the Bus.”

Braugher leaves behind his wife, actress Amy Brabso, and their two sons. His legacy in the entertainment industry, marked by his impressive range and undeniable talent, will undoubtedly continue to inspire and entertain audiences for generations to come.