Brad William Henke, a former NFL player who later became famous for playing a prison guard on “Orange Is the New Black,” passed away on Tuesday. He was 56. His manager, Matt DelPiano, confirmed that he had died. He said that Mr. Henke had died in his sleep, but he didn’t say where. No details about what caused the death were given.
How Was the Early Life of Brad William?
Brad William Henke was born on April 10, 1966, in Columbus, Nebraska. He grew up in Littleton, Colorado, though. He went on to lead the University of Arizona football team. There, he had more than one job. He was a defensive lineman and a student journalist for the All-Academic team.
Henke was drafted by the New York Giants in 1998, but he was cut from the team during training. So, in the end, he played for the Denver Broncos. But he got some serious injuries, which made him decide to retire for good in 1994.
Brad William’s Career
In 2006, he played Maggi Gyllenhaal’s younger brother in two films: Sherrybaby and World Trade Center. Brad William Henke has over hundreds of acting credits, including the aforementioned films and series. He ended his illustrious career by appearing in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as well as The Stand.
Among the films he worked on, The Stand held a special place in his heart because, as he once told Tell-Tale TV, appearing in Stephen King’s favorite novel was an honor for him. ‘It was the best experience” he had in the acting business, he said.
He also stated that it was the first time in his career that a job was assigned three months before the shoot, implying that he was frequently assigned roles mere days before filming began. As a result, The Stand offered him enough time to research and fantasize about the character.
He does, however, have credits for appearances in television shows such as Shameless, Chicago Hope, Criminal Minds, Lost, ER, Nash Bridges, Dexter, The Office, Castle, and MacGyver.
One of Henke’s most notable achievements was the Screen Actors Guild Award he received in 2017 for his outstanding performance in the comedy series. He received the prestigious medal for his performance as openly gay detention officer Desi Piscatella.
Brad William’s Net Worth
According to AlphaNewsCall, as of the time of his death, Brad William Henke’s net worth was thought to be close to $5 million. Henke, who died peacefully in his sleep, made most of his money from acting, for which he got many roles.
What is the Relationship Status of Brad William?
Brad In 2001, William Henke married Keteline Chesna, who he had worked with on the Showtime show Going to California. Even though they only worked together for a short time, they were close enough to call it a marriage. But it didn’t last long, and in 2008, the couple broke up.
Henke said in an interview a few years before they split up that he wanted to start a family with his love. He talked about how his dog, Puggles, makes them a family. It looks like they were also going to adopt a foster child. Henke talked like a perfect family man during the conversation. He kept talking about his family and how important it was to get home.
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