ANDthe american actor André Braugher, winner of by Emmoh police comedy starBrooklyn Nine-Nine', died this Tuesday at 61 at After a brief illness, his agent confirmed, Jennifer Allenfor the American press.

Braugher (Chicago, 1962) studied at Stanford University, studied dramatic art at the Juilliard School (New York) and He rose to fame in 1989 for the drama film 'Glory', set during the American Civil War and winner of two Oscarswho stars alongside Denzel Washington and Matthew Broderick.

A career with countless awards

Furthermore, during his career on the small screen he rose with an Emmy thanks to his role as Detective Frank Pembleton in 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (1993-1999) and another in the best miniseries category for 'Burglar' (2006), a title that also earned him a Golden Globe nomination.

Only in 'Homicide: Life on the Street' I met his wife, the actress Ami Brabson, with whom he had his sons Michael, Isaiah and John Wesley.

His legacy on television also leaves to posterity his role as Owen Thoreau Jr. in the series 'Men of a Certain Age' (2009) alongside Ray Romano and Scott Bakulawhich earned him two Emmy nominations.

In recent decades, his figure has gained even greater impact due to his portrayal of Captainn Raymond Holt in the crime comedy 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', in which I participated specifically from 2013 to 2021.

During this periodwon two Critics Choice Awards for best supporting actor in a comedy series and received four other Emmy nominations.

Additionally, he was set to star in the series 'Residence', from Netflix, coming soon.

His work on the big screen also includes appearances in films.s 'City of Angels' (1998), 'Frequency' (2000) and 'Poseidon' (2006).

Last year he co-starred in the film 'She said', in which he played the editor of The New York Times who oversaw the reporters' investigationJodi Kantor and Megan Twohy that sparked the #MeToo movement and the Harvey Weinstein accusation.