'Twin Peaks' Star Brent Briscoe Dead at 56

Twin Peaks actor Brent Briscoe dies aged 56

The industry just lost another of its finest character actors as THR is reporting that Brent Briscoe (Sling Blade, The Messengers, A Simple Plan, Showtime's "Twin Peaks)" has passed on at the all-too-young age of 56. "We will miss him dearly", his representative said in a statement.

The announcement of his death, the director David Lynch, who had been turning up in Twin Peaks (the role of detective Dave Macklay), has also published a press release.

According to his IMDb bio, Briscoe was born May 21, 1961 in Moberly, Missouri, graduated from the University of Missouri, and apprenticed at The Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre. Domgaard, in Lynch's Mulholland Drive. "I wanted you to know how much I've enjoyed working with Brent". His other credits include The Green Mile (1999), The Majestic (2001), Mulholland Drive (2001), Driven (2001), Madison (2001), and Spider-Man 2 (2004). "I loved him as an actor and as a person (...) This is really going to miss me not to work again with Brent", he said. A supporting role in "Sling Blade" helped pave the way for Briscoe's move to Hollywood.

Briscoe starred as Lou Chambers, one of the three men who come upon a crashed plane filled with cash, in Sam Raimi's A Simple Plan (1998). As Thornton's career took off, he continued to work with Briscoe in "A Simple Plan", "Mr. Woodcock", and the Thornton-directed "Jayne Mansfield's auto".

Character actor Brent Briscoe has died at the age of 56.

In addition to Burt Reynolds' Evening Shade being his screen debut, Briscoe was also a writer on two of the CBS sitcom's episodes; he also teamed up with Mark Fauser to pen the TV movie The Right to Remain Silent and feature film Waking Up in Reno.

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