Actor and former American football player Brad William Henke has passed away (56).
this printer ETonline.com.
The death was confirmed by his corresponding spokesperson diverse. The cause of death is unknown.
Henke is best known for his role as prison guard Desi Picatella in the TV series Orange Is the New Black. He and his co-stars were nominated for a SAG Award, Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2017.
He also played in many other TV series, including “Dexter”.
Before becoming an actor, he played American football at the University of Arizona.
He was also good enough to be drafted into the NFL. First by the New York Giants, but never got into a game for them due to an injury. He was then picked up by the Denver Broncos and played the Super Bowl Final, America’s biggest sporting event to date, in 1990 for that team.
He put his football career on hold in 1994 due to injuries, and continued as an actor.
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