Andre Braugher’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-stars Terry, Chelsea, Dirk Blocker remember him

Beloved actor Andre Braugher, renowned for his roles in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Homicide: Life On The Street,” passed away at the age of 61. Co-stars from “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” expressed their grief on social media, offering heartfelt tributes to the late actor.

In the police comedy series, Braugher portrayed Captain Raymond Holt, a role that left a lasting impact on his colleagues. Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti, Terry Crews, and others shared their condolences. Lo Truglio remembered Braugher’s dedication to family, emphasizing his love for his wife Ami and their three boys.

Reflecting on Braugher’s multifaceted talents, Lo Truglio mentioned the actor’s powerful voice and surprising singing ability.

Chelsea Peretti expressed her admiration for Braugher’s humor and depth, reminiscing about their shared experiences on set.

Terry Crews, acknowledging Braugher’s irreplaceable talent, expressed gratitude for the eight years they spent together on the show.

Dirk Blocker, Joel McKinnon Miller, and other co-stars shared their sorrow, describing Braugher as intelligent, kind, and exceptionally talented.

The Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) also paid tribute to Braugher’s contributions to both drama and comedy.

Writer-director Steven Canals praised Braugher as a “megawatt talent” and a reliable force in any cast. Cinematographer Rick Page expressed his heartbreak over the loss, emphasizing Braugher’s iconic role as Captain Holt in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

Beyond his notable roles in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Homicide: Life On The Street,” Braugher’s diverse filmography included works like “Glory,” “Kojak,” “Hack,” “House MD,” “City of Angels,” “Frequency,” “Poseidon,” “Primal Fear,” “Duets,” “The Mist,” “Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer,” “Salt,” and “The Gambler.” Andre Braugher’s legacy as a brilliant actor and beloved colleague will be deeply missed.