American actor Andre Braugher died following a brief illness on Monday, December 11, 2023. The actor had a brother named Charles Jennings.
Andre Braugher Career
Andre Braugher gained recognition for his portrayal of Detective Frank Pembleton in the gripping police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street, which aired from 1993 to 1999. His acting journey began around 1989, and he made his first notable appearance in the film Glory, where he brilliantly portrayed the character of Thomas Searles.
In the late 1980s, Braugher also showcased his talent as Kojak’s trusty sidekick in the ABC television film revival of Kojak. However, it was his role as Detective Frank Pembleton in Homicide: Life on the Street that truly solidified his reputation. Pembleton was a complex character, known for his unwavering dedication to justice, fiery personality, and strong Jesuit educational background.
Braugher’s exceptional performance in the series earned him prestigious accolades, including Television Critics Association awards for individual achievement in drama in both 1997 and 1998. His portrayal of Pembleton captivated audiences and showcased his immense talent as an actor.
In 1996 and 1998, he received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. The victory came in the latter year. After completing the sixth season of Homicide, he took a break but returned for the reunion television film. Later on, he made an appearance on the popular TV series “House, M.D.” portraying the character of Dr. Darryl Nolan, a psychiatrist who aids House in overcoming his addiction to Vicodin.
He showcased his talent on the TNT series Men of a Certain Age, earning two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Not only that, he lent his voice to the villain Darkseid in the animated film Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. Braugher also co-starred in the off-Broadway production of The Whipping Man at the Manhattan Theatre Club for a limited run from January to March 2011.
From 2006 to 2010, he had the honor of narrating the introduction to the Olympic Games on NBC. Furthermore, Braugher lent his voice to the narration of James Patterson’s book Cross Fire (2010) in the Alex Cross series. In ABC’s military drama TV series Last Resort, he appeared as Capt. Marcus Chaplin, the main character, and had a recurring role as defence attorney Bayard Ellis on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
As California Governor Woodchuck Coodchuck-Berkowitz, Braugher also starred in a recurring role in the fourth season of the Netflix cartoon comedy BoJack Horseman. Ray Holt, the precinct captain, was the character he portrayed in the Golden Globe-winning television series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He was nominated four times for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Andre Braugher Death
Andre Braugher reportedly died on Monday after a short illness. The exact cause of death has not been revealed yet.
Who is Andre Braugher’s brother, Charles Jennings?
Andre Braugher’s big brother is reportedly known as Charles Jennings. Following the actor’s death, people are interested in knowing more about his relationships. Unfortunately, there is no information available on who Charles Jennings is or what he does. Clearly, he keeps a low profile. Any information on him will be updated here.