‘Baskets’ Actor Hagen Mills Dead at 29 After Murder-Suicide Attempt Involving the Mother of His Child

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Baskets’ Actor Hagen Mills Dead at 29 After Murder-Suicide Attempt Involving the Mother of His Child

Hagen Mills, a 29-year-old actor with appearances on the TV reveals Baskets and Swedish Dicks, died not too long ago in a murder-suicide try. Mills, who lived in Mayfield, Kentucky shot and injured the mom of his baby of their dwelling. Soon after, the Baskets actor died by suicide.

‘Baskets’ solid member concerned in Kentucky crime

Hagen Mills in 2012 | Amy Graves/WireImage

Deadline reported that the native police division in Mayfield, KY, arrived to the scene of the crime on the night of May 19, 2020. Officers “were met outside a residence by 34-year-old Erica Price, who had gunshot wounds to her arm and chest.” Price defined that Mills had been holding “Price’s mother and her young daughter” inside the home when Price arrived dwelling.

“When Price entered the residence, she was shot by Mills, before he turned the gun on himself,” police stated. Price informed officers that the 29-year-old Baskets actor “had shot her and then himself and was inside the home.” Mills was “pronounced dead at the scene.” Fortunately, Price, her mom, and her daughter all survived the assault.

“Price was transported to a hospital, where she was later in stable condition,” Deadline continued. Mayfield police informed press: “Price’s mother and daughter were not physically injured during the incident.”

Who was the actor Hagen Mills?

According to the actor’s IMDb web page, “Hagen Mills was born on August 9, 1990 in Murray, Kentucky.”

While his checklist of credit isn’t so long as larger stars, there’s little question that Mills had a stable actor profession going for him.

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After touchdown roles in a couple of brief movies, he made his manner onto tv. His most prestigious mission was most likely Baskets, the FX collection starring Zach Galifianakis. He performed the character Lucky, who solely appeared in a single episode of the FX present.

More not too long ago, Mills carried out within the TV present Swedish Dicks (a comedy collection launched on Pop TV within the U.S. in 2017). He was additionally a part of a horror film named Star Light that’s set to return out in August 2020.

What is the TV collection ‘Baskets’ about?

“After failing at a prestigious French clowning college, Chip Baskets looks to keep his dream of becoming a professional clown alive,” the outline on IMDb reads. Baskets has been nominated for a complete of 4 Emmys (all for appearing). The collection received a kind of trophies in 2016 — Louie Anderson for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. The present has aired for 4 seasons on FX.

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Writer/director Jonathan Krisel and actors Louie Anderson and Martha Kelly of the tv present Baskets in 2017 | Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

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Baskets is primarily recognized for its co-creator and star, Galifianakis. The comic is known for his awkward and out-of-the-box humorousness, which comes by way of within the collection. Fans of the true crime sensation My Favorite Murder will even acknowledge one in all Baskets‘ writers, Karen Kilgariff. (She co-hosts the MFM podcast with Georgia Hardstark.) No doubt — followers of My Favorite Murder will likely be curious what Kilgariff has to say in regards to the Baskets actor’s tragic story on the following podcast episode.

How to get assist: In the U.S., name the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or textual content HOME to 741-741 to attach with a educated disaster counselor on the free Crisis Text Line.

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