‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star & NFL Player Brad William Henke Dead at 56

“Orange Is the New Black” actor, Brad William Henke, has died at the age of 56. The former NFL player passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, November 29. “Brad was an incredibly kind man of joyous energy. A very talented actor, he loved being a part of this community….and we loved him back. Our thoughts are with his wife and family,” his manager, Matt DelPiano, told Access Hollywood. Brad’s breakout role came in 2017 on the Netflix hit show where he portrayed corrections officer, Desi Piscatella.