Actor Andre Braugher, known for his performances as Captain Holt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Detective Frank Pembleton on Homicide: Life on the Street, has passed away at the age of 61.
Andre had a broad skillset, with a powerful sense of humor and an incredible capability of portraying genuine empathy. Andre Braugher’s role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine was stern and humorous, but powerful when necessary.
While Andre was known for a long list of roles, let’s honor this incredible actor by taking a peek at some of his most iconic Brooklyn Nine-Nine moments.
1. Captain Holt marshmallow-off.
What’s the joy of having a boss if you can’t poke a bit of fun? The Brooklyn Nine-Nine team gathered to do their best impression of Captain Holt eating a marshmallow. However, it was interrupted by Captain Holt… so they could see who was closest!
2. The balloon arch.
One of the funniest things about Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Captain Holt was his serious passion for some admittedly silly things. Andre portrayed a mix of vulnerability and intensity in this scene, coupled with the reality that the scenario was absolutely hilarious.
3. Smiling is important for morale.
Captain Holt returned to the precinct with the idea that the physical act of smiling could improve morale. Andre nailed this memorable scene.
4. He did the FULL! BULL! PEN!
Andre generally portrayed a straight-faced, serious captain, but occasionally, his character would have a moment of hilarious levity. This memorable line made this whole scene!
5. Captain Holt’s prison visit to Rosa… Rosa.
This scene includes one of his most iconic lines ever. Yaaaaas, queen!
Andre Braugher’s acting on Brooklyn Nine-Nine will not soon be forgotten. Give the show a rewatch this week in his honor!
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