Beloved Actor  Andre Braugher,  Star of  'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,'  Passes Away at 61

Tragic Loss Renowned actor Andre Braugher, famous for 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'  and  'Homicide-Life on the Street,' has passed away at 61 after a brief illness.

Breakthrough in Glory Braugher's career soared with his breakthrough role in the 1989 film 'Glory,' earning an Emmy for his compelling performance alongside Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington

Emmy-Winning Career The Chicago-born actor secured his first Emmy in 1998 for his role in 'Homicide: Life on the Street,' establishing himself as a distinguished talent  in the industry

Iconic Captain Raymond Holt Braugher's deadpan portrayal of Captain Raymond Holt in 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' captured hearts, earning him two Critics Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Rising to Fame During the '90s, Braugher gained fame as Detective Frank Pembleton in 'Homicide-Life on the Street,' solidifying his reputation as a versatile and accomplished actor

Family and Legacy-Survived by his wife Ami Brabson,  three sons, brother Charles,  and mother Sally, Braugher leaves behind a rich legacy of memorable performances and contributions to the entertainment industry

Industry Recognition Beyond his Critics Choice Awards, Braugher received four Emmy nominations, showcasing his enduring impact on television and his ability to bring characters  to life