Austin Majors, who is best known for his role as Theo Sipowicz on NYPD Blue, died Saturday in Los Angeles at the age of 27.
Austin Majors, who is best known for his role as Theo Sipowicz on NYPD Blue, died Saturday in Los Angeles at the age of 27. His fans and family were shocked. His sister, Kali Majors, confirmed the news and provided a family statement, remembering him as “a brilliant, artistic, and kind human being.” The cause of his death has not yet been disclosed.
His family said, “Austin took great joy and pride in his acting career.” “From the time he was little, he never knew a stranger, and his goal in life was to make people happy. He grew up in a small town where he loved camping and fishing with his family and Boy Scout troop. He loved his dog, Sunny, and the horse he grew up riding, Balla.”
Kaali added, sharing her memories with her older brother and saying she will miss him deeply forever, “growing up on set with him, volunteering at events with Kids With a Cause, and backpacking together. She further stated, “He was the kind of son, brother, grandson, and nephew that made us proud, and we will miss him deeply forever.”
Austin Majors played Detective Dennis Franz and Sipowicz on NYPD Blue from 1999 to 2004. Majors’ performance earned him the Young Artist Award for his best performance in a television series in 2002.
He is also part of various TV shows and films, including, Threshold, NCIS, The Ant Bully, American Dad, How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives, The Price of Air, and Little Manhattan. Austin Majors graduated from the University of Southern California, where he studied cinema photography and film production, in 2017.