Brian Tarantina, ‘Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ and ‘Gilmore Girls’ Actor, Dies at 60

Brian Tarantina at SAG Awards

Actor Brian Tarantina Dead at 60 From Apparent Drug Overdose

Maisel TV series has died. Brian Tarantina, 60, was on his couch, fully clothed and unconscious and unresponsive, when officers arrived at his home on W. 51st St.in Hells Kitchen at 12:40 a.m., said police. Emergency medical services personnel responded to the location and pronounced him deceased at the scene. Reported first by TMZ, the outlet declared that Tarantina had been discovered first by his niece who says he had a white powder along with him. Meanwhile, the New York City medical examiner's office will release about the cause of his death as soon as the autopsy will be performed. "I'm still shocked", Laurie said. He was in Amy's first pilot.

The official "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" account posted on Twitter: "The Gaslight won't be the same without you", referring to the bar where his character worked on the show. And weirder. Every moment was completely unique.

Television fans may know the actor for his role as Bootsy on both the original and re-boot of Gilmore Girls or as Jackie on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Here are five things you should know about Brian.

"The Gaslight received't be the identical with out you". Thanks Brian Tarantina for sharing in all the laughs. "Sending love to his family and friends in this hard time", it wrote in the post. He also starred in "Heroes", "Law & Order" and "The Good Wife".

Tarantina has also acted in memorable parts in Gilmore Girls, Summer of Sam, Donnie Brasco, The Jerky Boys, Carlito's Way, Jacob's Ladder, The Cotton Club, and One Life to Live.

In his final film role, Tarantina appeared alongside Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss in 2019's "The Kitchen".

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