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As previously reported, actor Brad Bufanda died tragically last week.

The 34-year old, likely best known to television fans for his recurring role on the first two seasons of Veronica Mars, took his own life. 

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He reportedly leaped off the roof of a building early Wednesday.

Bufanda’s body was discovered around 12:40 a.m. on South Fuller Avenue in Los Angeles and paramedics were dispatched to the scene.

There was nothing they could do to save him at that point, however; Bufanda was dead when they arrived, according to media reports.

Multiple outlets reported at the time of this sad incident that Bufanda left a suicide note, although it’s unclear exactly what was written in it.

Now, however, TMZ alleges that insiders close to the late actor’s family say Brad also wrote individual letters to relatives and friends.

He penned these notes just days before he killed himself.

Brad Bufanda Image

These messages arrived the day after Bufanda died.

At least one of the notes thanked the recipient for various deeds the individual did over the years to help Bufanda in a number of ways.

This same report says the suicide note itself listed Bufanda’s parents by name and also expressed gratitude to different people in his life.

The celebrity news outlet writes that no one close to Bufanda saw this horrible act coming; they had no idea he was suffering.

Bufanda had just wrapped a leading role in a movie titled Stan the Man and had recently auditioned for roles in Avatar 2, Black Jesus and iZombie.

His career, at least, looked to be on an upswing.

Brad Bufanda

But one can never truly know what is going on in another one’s personal life or mind that would lead them down such a path.

Said the 34-year old’s manager shortly after his passing:

"We are completely devastated for he was an extremely talented young actor and wonderful, caring human being.

"He was reviving his career, having just completed two movies, and we are shocked and saddened by his passing.

"The family would appreciate privacy at this difficult time.” 


His work family is grieving as well. This is what Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas Tweeted in memory of Bufanda:

I’m heartbroken to hear of Brad Bufanda’s passing. He did great work on Veronica Mars. My heart goes out to his family.

Said Bufanda’s manager Kirsten Solem in response:

"We are completely devastated for he was an extremely talented young actor and wonderful, caring human being.

Bufanda to Los Angeles from Southern California to pursue a full-time film career after graduating high school in 2001.

May he rest in peace.