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‘NCIS’ Fans Mourn Death of Heath Freeman in Emotional Tributes

by Madison Miller
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Recently, fans learned that popular actor Heath Freeman had passed away at the age of 41.Heath Freeman gained popularity for a variety of his acting gigs over the years. He was Garvin Dillon in the legal show “Raising the Bar.” He also played the notorious serial killer Howard Epps on “Bones.” Fans of “NCIS” also recognize him for his appearance on the show in 2003 as Benjamin Frank.

In addition, he was filming a movie called “Terror on the Prairie” and was in post-production for “Devil’s Fruit.” Some of his other roles include “12 Mighty Orphans,” “The Seventh Day,” and “Warrior Road.”

Response from ‘NCIS’ Actor’s Friends and Family

Now, his fans and friends are reacting to his sudden death. Monte Pittman, a guitarist for Madonna and We Are Ministry, reacted to the news of his friend’s death. He wrote on Twitter, “I’m just hearing the devastating news that my friend Heath Freeman @heathmonster is gone. I’m stunned, saddened, heartbroken, & in a numb state of disbelief. Celebrate his by watching all of his achievements.”

Another fan reacted to his passing by writing, “May his soul rest in eternal peace.”

Meanwhile, Shanna Moakler, an actress and TV personality, also responded to the news of his passing. She wrote, “Godspeed beautiful friend, I will miss your laugh and cherish our great times… ty for making this life exciting and fun @heathfreeman#heartbroken.”

Other fans were stunned by how young Heath Freeman was when he passed away. Another person on Twitter wrote, “Omg. So young. I’m the same age.”

More Information on Heath Freeman’s Death

There is little information at this time regarding Heath Freeman’s sudden and unexpected death.

The date, as well as the cause of death, are not public information at this time. “We are truly devastated at the loss of our beloved Heath Freeman. A brilliant human being with an intense and soulful spirit, he leaves us with an indelible imprint in our hearts. His life was filled with deep loyalty, affection, and generosity towards his family and friends, and an extraordinary zest for life,” Heath Freeman’s team wrote to The Hollywood Reporter.

The statement also said that Freeman was incredibly excited regarding his upcoming and recent film work. His team called it “the next chapter of his career.” He started his career by guest appearing on TV series like “ER,” “Tru Calling,” “NCIS,” “Without a Trace,” and “The Closer.”

Some of his recent big-screen roles include “Dark Was the Night,” “Twelve Might Orphans,” and “The Seventh Day.”

As for writing, Freeman had also tried his hand at that. He produced, wrote, and starred in the 2010 drama “Skateland.” It’s a movie about a 19-year-old skating rink manager that witnesses a dramatic event. It starred Taylor Handley, Shiloh Fernandez, and Ashley Greene.