Windell Middlebrooks (Windell Dwain Middlebrooks)

Windell Middlebrooks

Windell Middlebrooks was born in Fort Worth, Texas. He was an alumnus of Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre/Communications, the Los Angeles Film Studies Center, and University of California, Irvine, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in acting in 2004. For one season, he worked at the famed TEXAS Musical Drama as hospitality, yet he would have a tremendous acting career on the stage. Windell Middlebrooks worked on The Suite Life on Deck, Hannah Montana, My Name is Earl, and Chocolate News. He is best known for his Miller High Life beer ads, playing a deliveryman who, if he considers the situation to be adverse to “the high life” (such as an expensive restaurant or a skybox at a baseball game), will confiscate all the Miller High Life from the location. He appeared in HBO’s Entourage and portrayed a recurring character in the ninth season of Scrubs. Middlebrooks was a guest on Adam Carolla’s podcast on April 2, 2009. He also appeared on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as a character who marries a transsexual ex-love of Mac and has a child with her, of which Dee is the surrogate mother. He appeared as a regular cast member in the medical/procedural drama television series Body of Proof, which premiered on ABC in March 2011 and ended in May 2013. Middlebrooks was awarded the Chancellor’s Club Fellowship at University of California, Irvine, despite the 1,000 other applicants. Windell Middlebrooks was a Christian, who said that he was built on his faith. On March 9, 2015, Middlebrooks was found unconscious at his home in the San Fernando Valley, pronounced dead on arrival at a Los Angeles hospital. An autopsy revealed that he suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism.

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  • January, 08, 1979
  • USA
  • Fort Worth, Texas


  • March, 09, 2015
  • USA
  • Los Angeles, California

Cause of Death

  • pulmonary embolism


  • Cedar Hill Memorial Park
  • Arlington, Texas
  • USA

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