Brent Briscoe

American actor and screenwriter (1961-2017)

Brent Briscoe (May 21, 1961 – October 18, 2017) was an American actor and screenwriter. He was born in Moberly, Missouri. He was known for working with Billy Bob Thornton on Sling Blade. He also worked with Mark Fauser, who was his college roommate.[1] He appeared in the 2017 television series Twin Peaks as Detective Dave Macklay. He wrote the screenplay for Waking Up in Reno.

Briscoe died in Los Angeles, California on October 18, 2017 from complications of a fall at the age of 56.[2]


  1. "Brent Briscoe". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
  2. Colburn, Randall (2017-10-20). "R.I.P. Brent Briscoe, Twin Peaks actor has died at 56". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017-10-20.

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