RIP: ‘Bones’ star Heath Freema

Heath Freeman. Image via Twitter @yoloboyD2

RIP: ‘Bones’ star Heath Freeman dies aged 41

Actor Heath Freeman who was known for his roles on ‘NCIS’ and ‘Bones’ has died, with the cause of death unknown.

RIP: ‘Bones’ star Heath Freema

Heath Freeman. Image via Twitter @yoloboyD2

Joe S. Montifiore, the manager for the former Bones actor, Heath Freeman – who played serial killer Howard Epps in the Fox comedy-drama series – confirmed his client’s passing.

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He said in a statement:

“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.”

“He was extremely proud of his recent film work and was very excited for the next chapter of his career. His remarkable legacy as a son, brother, uncle, friend, extraordinarily gifted actor and producer, consummate cook, and man with the most infectious and spectacular laugh, will live on forever.”

“May his memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved him.”


Freeman’s cause of death is not yet known.

The star’s pal, former Miss USA Shanna Moakler, took to Instagram to pay tribute to her “dear friend.”

“Heartbroken to hear of the loss of my dear friend Heath Freeman, talented actor, director, producer, outstanding chef and a solid friend. You will be so dearly missed and I will cherish every amazing memory we all had…. and we have a lot of great ones!! Godspeed,” she wrote.

The actor is also known for starring as Benjamin Frank in NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and he appeared as Gavin Dillon in TV series ‘Raising the Bar between 2008 and 2009, as well as starring in an episode of ER in 2001.

More recently, he shot drama movie Devil’s Fruit, which is currently in post-production and also stars Yuliya Snigir and Lydia Hearst.

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