While fans of The Black List eagerly awaiting the premiere of season 8, the team and crew are mourning one of their own. Star Clark Middleton – played by Glen “Jellybean” Carter – died on October 4, according to his wife Elissa.
Clark Middleton’s wife confirmed death of ‘The Blacklist’ star
The cast of The Black List they posted a tribute to the Arthritis Foundation spokesman, following the news of his death.
“Our friend, Clark Middleton, is a fan favorite actor who often worked with us The Black List, who died today, ”star Megan Boone contacted Instagram.
“I will always be grateful to him for the talent and kindness he shared with us. His character, Glen was an inevitable part of our show, as anyone who sees it knows. If we lose it it will cast a shadow as we start firing season eight next week. My thoughts are with his friends, family and wife, Elissa. Rest in peace.”
Something else Blacklister, Amir Arison, also posted on the social media platform.
“Something strange, funny, thoughtful, passionate, thankful, dedicated, a great talent, and a true gentleman. I’m lost. Rest in a friend of peace. @ c.sparkmiddleton, ”he wrote picture of himself and Middleton.
Creator and writer for The Black List Jon Bokenkamp said in a statement:
“I am heartbroken. As well as being an exceptional and talented actor, Clark was just an amazing guy in every way. It was a whip-smart movie nut. He greatly admired his work. And he was very generous in spirit … I know his whole family The Black List devastated by this news. Clark was one of the good ones, and we lost him too early. ”
To date, no mention has been made of how The Black List he will move on or pay homage to the late Middleton of Brian Dennehy (played by Dom Rostov), who died before the season 7 ned.
Both actors had been crucial pieces of Red and Liz (Boone) ‘s journey. We’ll have to wait to see how the show handles both losses when The Black List returns Friday, Nov. 13 at 8pm on NBC.