Sandra Gonzalez
August 25, 2011 AT 03:25 PM EDT

An actor who played New Orleans police Capt. John Guidry on HBO’s Treme was found dead Wednesday morning, a spokesperson for the Port of New Orleans confirms to EW.

The body of Michael Showers, 45, was pulled from the Mississippi River near the French Quarter Wednesday, according to reports. Showers had apparently been dead for about two days before he was found.

Showers’ other credits include Breaking Bad and The Vampire Diaries, according to the actor’s IMDB page.

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