A mysterious death … Known for his role in the series Restons ensemble, broadcast between 2011 and 2014 on the BET channel, Bert Belasco died at the age of 38. The comedian’s father, Bert Belasco Sr. told TMZ his son was found dead on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in a hotel room in Virginia where he was placed in quarantine before starting filming a new movie. While she could not reach him, it was his girlfriend who had asked the hotel staff to go and check that he was okay. If the family is still awaiting the results of the autopsy, Bert Belasco’s father believes that the latter suffered from an aneurysm.
After the announcement of his death, many personalities expressed their sorrow and shared their condolences on social networks. In shock, Yvette Nicole Brown shared, “This news drained me. Bert was my friend. We had spoken last week. He was happy and excited about his new project and all the good that was to come …” Jackée Harris, who played the actor’s mother in the series Restons ensemble, wrote: “My heart is broken following the death of Bert, a talented and kind young man with whom I had the pleasure of working at several times. Take your loved ones in your arms! Tomorrow is never promised! “
“Rest in peace my brother”
RonReaco Lee, who played Jamal Woodson in the Let’s Stay Together series, was also very upset by the death of his friend. On Instagram, it was with emotion that he revealed: “I am saddened beyond words by the sudden death of Bert Belasco, one of the most adorable people I know. If you knew Bert, you knew two things: he loved the Ghostbusters movie and he loved acting, more than any other actor i’ve met. And he was a damn good actor. There’s not a single scene we have tour together in which I did not enjoy. My prayers go to his father, his mother-in-law, the rest of his family and his friends. Rest in peace my brother, you left too soon. “
Bert Belasco © Instagram