Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Pays Tribute to Brian Tarantina: 'The Gaslight Won't Be the Same Without You'

Hours after the news of actor Brian Tarantina’s death on Saturday, the show released a statement on behalf of the cast and crew.

Sending love to his family and friends in this difficult time,” the Amazon series tweeted.

Tarantina played Jackie, the emcee of the comedy club The Gaslight, where Rachel Brosnahan’s Midge Maisel first drunkenly performed at.

Authorities arrived at the scene to discover Tarantina lying on his couch, and emergency medical services responded and officially pronounced him dead.

According to TMZ , who first reported the news, Tarantina’s niece found him near a white powder substance that is allegedly believed to be narcotics.

Earlier this year, Tarantina was in attendance with the rest of the Maisel cast when they won the Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding ensemble in a comedy series.

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