A surprising loss. NYPD Blue alum Austin Majors (actual title Austin Setmajer) has died at age 27.
The previous baby actor’s reason for dying has but to be revealed. The In accordance with Jim alum’s sister, Kali, took to social media on Monday, February 13, to substantiate his passing.
“My massive brother, Austin, is gone. He died final night time. It’s so surreal to me nonetheless. He was solely 27 with a lot life left to dwell,” Kali wrote alongside a throwback picture of the pair as youngsters. “I’ve informed a few of you already however if you happen to’re thinking about his companies please attain out.”
In a second tribute to her late sibling, Kali posted a collage of photographs of Majors together with his household by way of Instagram, together with a photograph from his school commencement. “💔,” she captioned the submit.
On Monday, Majors’ household additionally launched a press release, telling TMZ, “[Austin] was a loving, inventive, sensible, and sort human being. Austin took nice pleasure and pleasure in his performing profession. He was an lively Eagle Scout and graduated Salutatorian in Excessive Faculty. He went on to graduate from USC’s Faculty of Cinematic Arts with a ardour of directing and music producing.”
The assertion continued, “Austin’s youthful sister, Kali, says her fondest recollections with Austin have been rising up on set with him, volunteering at occasions with ‘Children With a Trigger,’ and backpacking collectively. Austin was the type of son, brother, grandson, and nephew that made us proud and we are going to miss him deeply eternally.”
Majors was most identified for his position on NYPD Blue. He portrayed Theo Sipowicz, son of Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz), on the ABC crime drama from 1999 to 2004. In 2002, he was honored with the Younger Artist Award for Finest Efficiency in a Tv Sequence.
Majors additionally appeared on varied different TV exhibits all through his profession together with ER in 2005, NCIS in 2006 and Determined Housewives in 2007. The California native’s final performing credit score was in 2009 for his position on How I Met Your Mom.