CASTLETON, Vt. - Mia Farrow's brother, a sculptor and local fixture in this college town, killed himself at his art gallery, state police and a spokeswoman for the actress said yesterday.

Patrick Farrow, 66, died of a single gunshot wound to the head late Monday night in his studio, Police had initially classified Farrow's death as suspicious, but later said the medical examiner's ruling of suicide was consistent with evidence found at the scene.

Patrick and Mia Farrow are the children of director John Farrow and actress Maureen O'Sullivan. Mia Farrow's movie credits include "Rosemary's Baby," "Hannah and Her Sisters" and "Crimes and Misdemeanors."

"The family of Patrick Farrow is grieving the tragic loss of their beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle who sadly chose to take his own life," said Mia Farrow's manager, Laura Berwick. "They greatly appreciate the support of their friends during this difficult time."

Farrow was a professional sculptor for more than 35 years. *