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British-American Hollywood actor, model and TV host, Sam Sarpong has reportedly committed suicide at age 40.

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Sam Sarpong for Tommy Hilfiger play

Sam Sarpong for Tommy Hilfiger



Ed Winter, spokesperson for the County of Los Angeles Medical Examiner - Coroner, confirms that Sarpong died on Monday, October 26, after jumping off a bridge.

Sarpong took his own life and was aged 40 at the time of his death.

He was a co-host on MTV’s Yo Momma alongside Wilmer Valderrama, and was also a model for Tommy Hilfiger as well as the face of the brand for several years.

Sam Sarpong on set of Love don't cost a thing play

Sam Sarpong on set of Love don't cost a thing



“I went from barely being able to pay my bills to now being an international model,” Sarpong toldBlack Hollywood Live in July 2013. “I made a lot of money early. Luckily I had my father to guide me.”

Sarpong had 76 credits to his name, and had a minor role as a neighbor in the upcoming FX event series American Crime Story.

In the spring, Sarpong appeared in two episodes of Bones as Thomas Saltz, a man connected to a murder victim.

Sam Sarpong dies of suicide at 40 play

Sam Sarpong dies of suicide at 40



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Sarpong also had roles on hit shows such as My So-Called Life, Boston Public, Veronica Mars, Everybody Hates Chris, Cold Case, and 24.

He played Kadeem in 2003’s Love Don’t Cost a Thing alongside Nick Cannon and Christina Milian.

May his soul rest in peace.

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