FILE - This Aug. 10, 2013 file photo released by Ford Motor Company shows actor Windell Middlebrooks at the 11th Annual Ford Neighborhood Awards in Las Vegas, Nev. Middlebrooks, who played a no-nonsense beer delivery man in TV commercials, died Monday, March 9, 2015. Further details were not immediately available. (AP Photo/Ford Motor Company, Frank Micelotta)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Windell Middlebrooks, an actor who gained TV commercial stardom as a burly, no-nonsense beer delivery man who confiscated the brew from undeserving snobs, has died, his family said Tuesday. He was 36.