Evan Helmuth, ‘The Devil Inside’ Actor, Dies at 40

Actor who also appeared in “Fever Pitch” and “Jobs” passed away from complications from a stroke

Evan Helmuth, an actor best known for playing the priest in 2012 horror “The Devil Inside,” has died. He was 40.

Helmuth (pictured above, left) passed away from complications from a stroke on Monday.

“It’s just simply heartbreaking. Such a profoundly kind and beautiful person, friend and actor,” spokesperson David Greene of Chaotik Media told TheWrap in a statement confirming Helmuth’s death.

Along with his famous role in William Brent Bell’s terrifying hit, he also appeared in “Fever Pitch” and “Jobs,” alongside Ashton Kutcher.

On the small screen, Helmuth was seen in “Alias,” “NCIS,” “Bones,” “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Battle Creek.”

Helmuth attended both the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and the USC School of Dramatic Arts.