Actor known for 'Twin Peaks' and 'Parks and Recreation' dead at 56

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Actor Brent Briscoe – known best for his role as JJ of JJ’s Diner fame on Parks and Recreation – died at 56 on Wednesday. Per Variety, the cause of death is internal bleeding and heart complications sustained after “a serious fall” that put him in the hospital. 

Mashable has reached out to a represenative for confirmation.

On Friday, Parks and Recreation creator Michael Schur shared a sweet statement on Twitter, thanking Briscoe for “serving Leslie all those waffles” in his role as the owner of Pawnee’s local diner.

R.I.P. JJ

Thanks for serving Leslie all those waffleshttps://t.co/3V8TGG4T94

— Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) October 20, 2017 Read more…

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