'Parks and Rec'/'Twin Peaks' Actor Brent Briscoe Dead at 56

BY Josiah HughesPublished Oct 20, 2017

Actor Brent Briscoe has passed away at the age of 56.

Though you might not instantly recognize his name, chances are you've seen Briscoe in something. From a turn in David Lynch's recent Twin Peaks revival to his calming presence as J.J. of J.J.'s Diner on Parks and Recreation (pictured above), Briscoe had a long and illustrious career. 

In addition to those roles, Briscoe's long resume included appearances in shows like 24Brooklyn Nine-NineJustified and Hell on Wheels, as well as movies like Mulholland DriveThe Green MileSling Blade and numerous other projects.

Briscoe's death was confirmed to Consequence of Sound, though his cause of death is not yet known. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.


Latest Coverage