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More photos of the late British-American model and TV host, Sam Sarpong

His first onscreen role came in an episode of Claire Danes’ “My So-Called Life” in 1994. In 2006, MTV cast him as one of its co-hosts for “Yo Momma.”

Sam Sarpong dies of suicide at 40 (usweekly)

British-American Hollywood actor, model and TV host, Sam Sarpong reportedlydied after jumping off a bridge in Pasadena, Calif.

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His first on-screen role came in an episode of Claire Danes’ “My So-Called Life” in 1994. In 2006, MTV cast him as one of its co-hosts for “Yo Momma.”

Among the films he starred in include “Carmen: The Hip Hopera,” “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” and “Anchor Baby.”

The late Sarpong’s other TV credits include “Pacific Blue,” “Family Matters,” “ER,” “Boston Public,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” “Veronica Mars,” “Bones” and “24.”

He also had a role in FX’s heavily buzzed “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” which is set to debut next year.

Here are more pictures of him

Photo credit: twitter

Additional files from Variety.com

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