Emmy Award-Winning Actor André Braugher Passes Away at 61

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FILE - Andre Braugher holds the award for outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie for his work on "Thief" at the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Aug. 27, 2006, in Los Angeles. Braugher, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his roles on the series “Homicide: Life on The Street” and “Brooklyn 99,” died Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at age 61. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
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André Braugher, a veteran actor, passed away at 61 years old following a brief undisclosed illness

Braugher’s legacy spans various iconic shows and films. From his breakout role in “Homicide: Life on the Street” to his unforgettable portrayal in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” Braugher was one of the most recognizable faces on television. 

FILE – Andre Braugher, a cast member in the television series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” poses for a portrait at CBS Radford Studios, Nov. 2, 2018, in Los Angeles. Braugher, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his roles on the series “Homicide: Life on The Street” and “Brooklyn 99,” died Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at age 61. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Born in Chicago, Braugher’s journey as an actor was as inspiring as the characters he brought to life on screen. He is a two-time Emmy Award winner. 

Rest in peace, André Braugher.


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