Actor Michael Showers, who played the character of Captain John Guidry on tv drama series “Treme,” was found dead in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Mississippi River.
“Rest In Peace to my costar Micheal Showers. He will be a lasting part of our New Orleans story and television history,” Pierce tweeted.
Wednesday night, @WendellPierce tweeted:
Rest In Peace to my costar Micheal Showers. "Capt Guidry" on TREME.He will be a lasting part of our New Orleans story and television history
Thursday (August 25), "Treme" co-creator David Simon said Showers "was entirely professional, got along fine, and did good work."
-- David Simon, on behalf of the Treme cast and crew.
The body of Michael Showers, who played the role of police Capt. John Guidry on the HBO show "Treme," was found floating in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning, according to the New Orleans Parish Coroner's Office.
Authorities say a steamboat captain spotted Showers, 45, floating in the water between the St. Louis and Toulouse street wharfs around 11:15 a.m., local publication the Times-Picayune reports.
Wednesday night, Treme' star Wendell Pierce posted on his Twitter account: "Rest In Peace to my costar Michael Showers. 'Capt Guidry' on TREME. Showers' acting credits also include "Breaking Bad," "The Vampire Diaries," "I Love You Phillip Morris," "Traffic" and the upcoming "Colombiana."