Co-stars and fans are reaching out with tributes for actor Evan Helmuth, who died Monday, Deadline reports, from complications after a stroke. He was 40.

Helmuth has 39 TV and film credits on his resume, including the 2005 comedy "Fever Pitch," where he played Jimmy Fallon's fellow Red Sox-loving buddy Troy.

Helmuth played Father David Keane in the 2012 horror film "The Devil Inside," and appeared in the Ashton Kutcher "Jobs" movie, and also had roles on the TV series "Alias," "NCIS," "CSI: NY," "Bones," "Rizzoli & Isles," "The Client List," "Perception," and "Battle Creek."

News of Helmuth's passing just came out on Thursday, leading to many condolence posts:

According to Deadline, Helmuth is survived by his sister Erika, his stepmother Paula, and his beloved dog Sasha.

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