Brent Briscoe (May 21, 1961 – October 18, 2017) was an American actor and screenwriter.
Briscoe was born in Moberly, Missouri. After completing his education at the University of Missouri, Briscoe launched his career as a theater actor. He then segued into screenwriting and acting in feature films. He moved to Los Angeles permanently after working with Billy Bob Thornton on Sling Blade. He also frequently worked with Mark Fauser, who was his college roommate.Briscoe was hospitalized in October 2017 after suffering a fall. It led to internal bleeding and heart complications that resulted in his death on October 18, 2017 at the age of 56.