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:
Middlebrooks’ castmates from Body of Proof also expressed their condolences on Twitter:
The actor also held multiple guest-star gigs, on shows including It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Cougar Town and Parks and Recreation.
Most recently, Middlebrooks appeared as the straightforward Delivery Guy in a Miller High Life commercial campaign; one of the spots can be viewed below.