7th Heaven is an American family drama series that was beloved by many after the show debuted in 1996, and had a large cast, including Jessica Biel, Catherine Hicks, and Stephen Collins.
Sadly, they lost one of their own last Monday when one of the actors lost control of their vehicle and struck a pole while driving in San Bernandino County.
Former child star Lorenzo Brino, 21, died last Monday. He was known for playing one of the Camdens on 7th Heaven. Brino was pronounced dead at the scene after striking a pole while driving his 2016 Toyota Camry on March 9.
He was one of the four quadruplets who played David and Sam, the youngest two children in the Camden family. As the children aged throughout the series, first appearing in the third season, Lorenzo and his brother Nikolas became the official faces for the two roles.
Lorenzo appeared in a total of 138 episodes of the series, which ran for 11 seasons.
Janet Brino, Lorenzo’s aunt, offered a tribute to her nephew to TMZ.
“To my dear, sweet nephew. Your loss left a hole in my heart. God needed another Angel and he took you. Please watch over your mom and dad. Your sister Mimi, brothers, Antonio, Zachary and Nikolas… You got a big job up there.”
A friend of Brino’s, Stephen Dulay, also paid tribute on Youtube, writing, “From September 21st-March 9th 2020 we were blessed to have Lorenzo Brino’s Beautiful soul in our lives. The amount of people he touched with his character and charm was unbelievable. He was a loyal friend and an amazing brother. He would always get my back no matter what. Rest in Peace Brother.”
His sister, Mimi Brino, paid tribute as well in a social media post on Wednesday, saying, “To my amazing and crazy brother. You might be gone but it’s true when people say “gone but never forgotten”. Saying that you were a blessing is an understatement. You brought light to so many lives and you did so much with the too short of a life that you had.”
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To my amazing and crazy brother. You might be gone but it’s true when people say “gone but never forgotten”. Saying that you were a blessing is an understatement. You brought light to so many lives and you did so much with the too short of a life that you had. I had the privilege of growing up side by side with you for an absolutely wild 21 years. Believe me when I say that you drove me so insane at times, but you were also a part of some of my most cherished memories. I am so so happy to know that I was beyond loved by you and that I forever have a guardian angel by my side. Rest In Peace Lorenzo, I love you now and I’ll love you forever. ❤️
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