Andre Braugher Bio, Age, Parents, Family, Height, Wife, Children, Career, Cause of Death, Net worth

Andre Braugher Biography

Andre Keith Braugher (1962–2023) was an American actor known for his remarkable roles in various television series and films such as “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Men of a Certain Age,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Glory,” “City of Angels,” “Frequency,” and “Poseidon.” Braugher passed away on December 11, 2023. Andre’s cause of death was attributed to a brief illness, as confirmed by his longtime publicist, Jennifer Allen.

Andre Braugher Parents

Braugher was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States on July 1, 1962. He grew up in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side. Braugher’s parents were Sally (mother), a postal worker, and Floyd Braugher (father), a heavy equipment operator. Braugher has siblings. He was the youngest of four children in the family.

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Andre Braugher Age | Birthday

Braugher was  61 years old when he passed away. He was born on July 1, 1962.

Andre Braugher Height

Braugher stands at a height measurement of  6 feet (approximately 1.83 meters).

Andre Braugher Wife

Braugher, the award-winning actor, shared 31 years of marriage with his wife, Ami Brabson, an accomplished actress. Their union began on December 28, 1991, and continued until his passing on December 11, 2023.

Andre Braugher Children, Sons

Braugher, together with his wife Ami Brabson, has three children, sons: John Wesley Braugher, Michael Braugher, and Isaiah Braugher.


Andre Braugher went to St. Ignatius College Prep. He then joined  Stanford University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in theatre, in 1984. Braugher pursued a Master of Fine Arts degree from Juilliard School’s Drama Division.

Andre Braugher Career

  • Breakthrough Role:
    • “Homicide: Life on the Street”: As Detective Frank Pembleton, a self-righteous and fiery police detective.
    • Left the show after its sixth season but returned for the reunion television film.
  • Other Notable Roles:
    • “Men of a Certain Age”: Owen Thoreau Jr., a used car salesman.
    • “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”: Captain Raymond Holt.
    • Films: “Glory,” “City of Angels,” “Frequency,” and “Poseidon.”
  • Awards and Recognition:
    • Two Primetime Emmy Awards with ten nominations.
    • Two Golden Globe Award nominations.
    • Named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People in 1997.
  • Stage Work:
    • Played the title role in Shakespeare’s “Henry V” at the Delacorte Theatre in New York City.
    • Portrayed Ben Gideon in the series “Gideon’s Crossing.”

Cause of Death

Andre Braugher passed away on December 11, 2023, leaving behind a wife and three sons. Andre Braugher’s cause of death was attributed to a brief illness, as confirmed by his longtime publicist, Jennifer Allen.

Net Worth

Andre Braugher’s estimated net worth is $8 million. His remarkable career as an award-winning actor has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Braugher is fondly remembered and succeeded by his wife and three sons. His legacy lives on through his exceptional work and the impact he made in film and television.