Windell Middlebrooks Dead at 36; Appeared on Body of Proof, Scrubs

Windell Middlebrooks Dead

Actor Windell Middlebrooks, whose TV resume included roles on Body of Proof and Scrubs, died Monday at the age of 36, TMZ reports. The cause of death is not yet known.

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.