‘Orange is the New Black’ actor Brad William Henke dead – Hollywood Life +2023

Brad William Henke

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Orange is the new black lost an actor from his beloved ranks. Brad William Henke died on Tuesday 29 November after TMZ. He was just 56 and a source close to the actor’s family told the outlet he died in his sleep. A cause of death is currently unclear. HollywoodLife has contacted its representative but has not received a response at the time of publication. “Brad was an incredibly nice man full of happy energy,” said the actor’s manager. Mat DelPiano, TMZ said in an official statement. “As a very talented actor, he loved being a part of this community… and we loved him back. Our thoughts are with his wife and family.”

Brad William Henke
Brad William Henke (Abel Fermin/Everett Collection)

Brad played a prison warden on the series from 2013 to 2019 and had a prominent role in one of the Netflix series’ most talked-about scenes — when Samira Wieley ‘s character Poussey Washington was killed. Fans may also recognize him from major studio films, including space jam, World Trade Center and Pacific Rimand TV series including judge Amy, silk stalking, Lost, Chicago hopeand dexteramong other.

Brad William Henke
Brad William Henke appears in Orange is the New Black (Everett Collection)

Brad, a former defenseman, left the NFL in 2004 after injuries prevented him from continuing. He then launched an extremely successful career in Hollywood. He seemed healthy and active in his last Instagram Post on Aug. 13, 2022. In a series of images shared with his 75,000 followers, he was seen taking a selfie while working out at his garage gym. “Jujutsu Saturday morning in my garage with @aoa_cristhian,” he captioned the photo carousel. “Hope you’re all doing well – I’ll try not to look at Instagram for a month because I’m wasting too much time looking at the reels.”

Brad was married to the actress katelin chesna, who appeared in it the inhabitantfrom 2001 to 2008. Then he got married Sonja JacksonHenkewith whom he raised two stepchildren.

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