The two-time Emmy-winning actor died on Monday

Andre Braugher, two-time Emmy-winning actor from Brooklyn Nine-Nine It is Homicide: life on the streetdied at age 61. His death was confirmed by Variety on Tuesday.

Braugher was known for his dynamic role as Detective Frank Pembleton on the NBC series Homicide: life on the streett, where he starred in the series from 1992 to 1998 and won an Emmy for his portrayal. He met his wife, actress Ami Brabson, on the set of the show, and the couple had two sons, Michael, Isaiah and John Wesley.

Following MurderBraugher has appeared on several television programs, including ABC's Gideon's Crossing,CBS' Hack and TNT Men of a certain ageand won his second Emmy for the FX miniseries Burglar.

When Braugher entered comedy and played Captain Raymond Holt in Brooklyn Nine-Nine alongside Andy Samberg, his performance earned him another four supporting actor Emmy nominations. The series ended its eight-season run in 2021.


Born in Chicago, Braugher appeared in his first film in 1989 Glory and appeared in a series of Kojak television films before Homicide: life on the street, which ran for seven seasons. He was nominated four times for his role in Brooklyn Nine-Nineand he earned two more of his total 11 nominations for his character on the sitcom Men of a certain age.

Braugher recently appeared on season 6 of The good fight and was cast to co-star with Uzo Aduba and Susan Kelechi Watson in the Netflix murder mystery The residence.



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