Andre Braugher, actor who portrayed Captain Holt, dies aged 61

  • December 13, 2023

Actor Andre Braugher, who was in the hit TV show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, has died aged 61. Jennifer Allen, Braugher’s publicist, confirmed the story to Variety. As Captain Raymond Holt on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, Braugher was loved right away by fans because of how serious and stoic his character was, especially when he was paired with Andy Samberg’s hotshot Det. Jake Peralta.

He won the Emmy in 1998, and two Television Critics Association Awards in 1997 and 1998. When Braugher got into comedy and played Captain Raymond Holt for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, sharing the screen with Andy Samberg, his portrayal won him four more Emmy nominations for supporting actor. The series ended its 8 season long run in 2021.