NCIS’s Lauren Holly supported as she shares heartbreaking news of two family deaths
NCIS star Lauren Holly has received supportive messages from fans after she confirmed the tragic loss of two family members in her latest heartbreaking update on social media.
Lauren Holly took to Instagram on Tuesday to confirm she has tragically lost her father and her brother within two weeks. Best known for her role on CBS as NCIS director Jenny Shephard, the actress’ sad post was quickly flooded with comments from fans and followers sending their support to Lauren during this difficult time.
The former NCIS director was supported by her friends and fans after she confirmed the tragic deaths of her father and brother.
In her latest Instagram post, Lauren displayed a number of photos of her family members from over the years.
“I’ve lost my father and my brother in the last two weeks,” she wrote.
“I just want to say out loud how much I loved them. How much I will miss them.”
“Grant. Nick. Dad. Little Brother. Soar. Hold A. Et al.” (sic)
Grant and Nick were both involved in the showbiz industry; Lauren’s father was a screenwriter and professor, and her brother wrote for several TV shows.
The circumstances of their deaths are currently unclear, but it’s believed the actress lost her father first and then her brother.
Her post has since received over 4,000 likes from supportive fans, and several followers and famous friends took to the comments to send their condolences.
Fellow actress Maureen McCormick replied: “I am so very sorry Holly. Sending you and your family my deepest condolences.
“Rest In Peace Grant. Rest In Peace Nick. Sending you all my love dearest Holly.”
Actor Cary Elwes commented: “So sad. They will both be missed. Sending you so much love.”
Actress Holly Robinson Peete said: “Oh I’m so sorry Lauren – I consider it a blessing to have known you for 40 years.”
“You’ve always been such an amazing person and I’m sending you so much love and condolences right now.”
@drewangusmusic replied: “This is such a shock. Nick was such a mentor and a cheerleader for my music. Will miss him very very much. Sending lots of love.”
@junkygenie wrote: “Lauren, I am so so very very sorry to hear this.
“I remember many good times with those gents. Oh, my. God bless Grant and Nick. Send you all of my love. Xoxo”
“This is such sad news dear Lauren,” @littlerabbitlittlerabbit said.
“I am so very sorry for your loss. I did not know your Father but Nick was a good guy. Too young. May your heart heal.”
This is sadly not the first tragedy for Lauren’s family, as her brother died when he was just 14 years old in a fire.
She previously said: “He was a boy filled with dreams, hopes, and plans.”
NCIS season 20 continues Mondays on CBS in the USA. A UK release date is yet to be announced.