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Windell D. Middlebrooks -- the Miller High Life delivery guy -- died from a pulmonary embolism ... TMZ has learned, but we're told weight was definitely a contributing factor. Our sources say the autopsy is clear ... Middlebrooks' 400 lbs made him a target for health problems. What's interesting ... his family tells us before his death Middlebrooks was relatively healthy with no significant medical issues. TMZ broke the story ... 36-year-old Middlebrooks died Monday in his San Fernando Valley home. »
- TMZ Staff
Friends and fans of actor and Miller High Life pitchman Windell Middlebrooks are still trying to come to grips with his sudden death at age 36. Geoffrey Arend was paired with Middlebrooks for three seasons on ABC’s Body Of Proof, with the duo providing most of the crime drama’s comic relief. Today, the Madam Secretary co-star is looking back at working with the late actor, sharing fond memories of their time together. Eulogy for my Friend I hear certain people referred to… »
Actor Windell D. Middlebrooks, who was best known for playing the Miller High Life delivery man in the beer brand’s ad spots, died Monday. He was 36. Miller High Life Guy Windell Middlebrooks Dies Middlebrooks was found unresponsive at his San Fernando Valley home Monday morning. He was subsequently taken by ambulance to a local […]
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- Chelsea Regan
For actor Windell Middlebrooks, whose career was cut short when he died Tuesday at age 36, his biggest TV gig was a series regular role on the three seasons of the ABC procedural crime drama Body Of Proof. Matthew Gross, who executive produced the Dana Delany-starring series, created by Chris Murphey, shared his memories of Middlebrooks, who played Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Curtis Brumfield on the show. Yesterday we lost an incredible human being. Most people know him… »
Actor Windell Middlebrooks, best known for playing the straight-talking beer delivery man in a series of popular Miller High Life commercials, died on Monday. He was 36.
Middlebrooks' friend and publicist Steve Ivey confirmed the news of his passing on Tuesday.
In a statement released to CBS News, the actor's family said, "The Middlebrooks, with sorrowed hearts, announce the passing of a young, black star. Windell took his final bow and with great joy exited stage left in the early morning of March 9th, 2015."
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Miller High Life also expressed their condolences on Twitter, posting a photo of Middlebrooks standing in front of a Miller bus. The photo was captioned, "Raising a glass to our favorite delivery guy. Rip Windell Middlebrooks. The High Life lives on with you in our hearts."
Windell Middlebrooks, best known for his role as the delivery man at the center of Miller’s High Life commercials, has died at the age of 36, the actor’s reps told TheWrap. “The Middlebrooks, with sorrowed hearts, announce the passing of a young, black star,” said the actor’s family in a statement. “Windell took his final bow and with great joy exited stage left in the early morning of March 9th, 2015.” Also Read: Hollywood%u2019s Notable Deaths of 2015 (Photos) Middlebrooks, who can currently be seen in Adam Carolla‘s “Road Hard,” did a 46-episode stint on ABC procedural “Body of Proof” and also. »
- Linda Ge
Another friendly face gone too soon. Windell Middlebrooks, a familiar presence on both TV dramas and sitcoms but who was perhaps best known as the ranting, always entertaining delivery guy in Miller High Life beer commercials ("a man who tells it like it is"), died suddenly Monday morning. He was 36. The L.A. County Office of Coroner confirms to E! News that the actor passed away yesterday at Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center at 11:52 a.m. No cause has been announced as yet. TMZ had reported that he was found unconscious at his L.A. home and rushed by ambulance to the hospital. While he stole the show in those Miller High Life ads in 2008, Middlebrooks worked steadily in TV for the »
In addition to his series regular role on Body of Proof, where he portrayed medical examiner Curtis Brumfield for the show’s three-season run, Middlebrooks had a knack for playing security guards — first as Scrubs’ Captain Duncook, then as Kirby Morris on the Disney Channel’s The Suite Life on Deck.
Middlebrooks’ Suite Life co-star Debby Ryan tweeted a memorial message following his death:
rest in peace Windell Middlebrooks, our »
Windell Middlebrooks, who co-starred on Body Of Proof and played a diligent delivery guy in a series of ads for Miller High Life, died today at his home in Los Angeles. He was 36. No cause of death has been reported. “It was Windell's biggest wish that his final scene not be lived on social media,” his family said in a statement confirming the actor’s death. “Further details will be forthcoming once the family members plans have been finalized.” A native of Fort Worth… »
Windell D. Middlebrooks -- the actor best known for playing the straight-talking Miller High Life delivery man -- died suddenly at his home ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to Middlebrooks tell us he was found unconscious at home in the San Fernando Valley Monday morning -- and was transported by ambulance to a hospital ... where he was pronounced dead. We're told it does not appear there was any foul play. Read more »
- TMZ Staff
Windell D. Middlebrooks, the actor best recognized as the Miller High Life delivery guy, has died, his agent confirmed to the Associated Press on Tuesday. He was 36. The TV actor's agent Steve Ivey told the AP Middlebrooks passed away on Monday, Mar. 9. While the cause of Middlebrooks' death remains unknown, TMZ reported that it appeared that no foul play was involved. Middlebrooks' family released a statement, mourning the "passing of a young black star." While Middlebrooks was beloved for his role as the beer distributor's talkative, no-nonsense delivery man, [...] »
11 items from 2015
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