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Actor Bert Belasco dies at age 38 while in a required hotel quarantine ahead of a project

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Let’s Stay Together star Bert Belasco dies of suspected ‘fatal aneurysm’ at age 38 while in mandatory hotel quarantine in Virginia

  • Bert Belasco died on Sunday, November 8, at age 38, with the cause believed to be due to ‘a fatal aneurysm’
  • The actor was in a required quarantine at a hotel in Richmond, Virginia ahead of a project he was set to start
  • There reportedly was ‘blood on the sheets’ but the circumstances surrounding his death are unclear 
  • Bert was found on Sunday after his girlfriend asked hotel staff to check on him, because she was unable to get a hold of him 
  • He is best known for his roles on the series Let’s Stay Together, Pitch and Justified

By Sarah Sotoodeh For Dailymail.com

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Actor Burt Belasco has died at the age of 38.

The Let’s Stay Together star may have ‘suffered a fatal aneurysm’ while in quarantine at a hotel in Richmond, Virginia, according to TMZ.

The circumstances surrounding his death are unclear, but there was ‘blood on the sheets,’ the outlet reported.

RIP: Actor Burt Belasco has died at the age of 38; pictured on December 11, 2010 in LA at the BET Celebration of Gospel at Orpheum Theatre

Bert was found on Sunday after his girlfriend asked hotel staff to check on him, because she was unable to get a hold of him. 

His father Bert Sr. believes his son suffered ‘a fatal aneurysm’ but the family is awaiting autopsy results. 

Bert was required to quarantine at the hotel before he could come on set for a project he was set to start, according to TMZ.

According to his IMDB page, his short film Paralyzed was in pre production, but it is unknown if that was the project he was set to work on. 

The latest: The circumstances surrounding his death are unclear, but there was ‘blood on the sheets,’ the outlet reported; pictured June 29, 2013 at the BET Experience at LA Live

Bert’s film For Prophet is currently in post-production; he plays Kenny Randy in the project.

He is best known for his roles in the series Pitch (2016), Justified (2010) and the film WTF: World Thumbwrestling Federation (2017). 

He also starred on the BET series Let’s Stay Together as Charles Whitmore from 2011 until 2014.

In addition, Bert starred in the series Pitch in 2016 as Sonny Evers and also I’m Dying Up Here as Rene Marson in 2019.

On TV: He also starred on the BET series Let’s Stay Together as Charles Whitmore from 2011 until 2014; seen with his co-stars Nadine Ellis, Erica Hubbard, RonReaco Lee, Joyful Drake, and Bert in 2011

Seen in: Bert pictured on the show Let’s Stay Together

Bert graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2005 with a degree in theater.

He starred several plays during his time at SIUC including: Home, directed by Segun Ojewuyi, The Greenbird and Parade.

Bert also took part in Second City in Chicago, a comedy club, comedy theater and school of improvisation, as well as TVI Actors Studio Summer Institute in LA with a master class with David Aulicino. 

Bert’s first credit came from his guest appearance in the TV series House as PFC Garcia in 2007. 

He is also known for starring in the famous Betty White Super Bowl commercial for Snickers.

Starring role: He is also known for starring in the famous Betty White Super Bowl commercial for Snickers

In character: In the commercial, Bert tells Betty White: ‘Mike you’re playing like Betty White out there’

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