Tragic! 20-year-old actor, Cameron Boyce found dead
Renowned Hollywood actor, Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise “Descendants” and the TV show, “Jessie,” has died.
He passed on at the age 20. Boyce’s death was confirmed to ABC News by his family on Saturday night.
The family representative said: “The cause of death was announced as due to “an ongoing medical condition.
“It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” a spokesperson said on behalf of the Boyce family.
“He passed away in his sleep due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated.
“The world is now undoubtedly without one of its brightest lights, but his spirit will live on through the kindness and compassion of all who knew and loved him.
“We are utterly heartbroken and ask for privacy during this immensely difficult time as we grieve the loss of our precious son and brother.”
Boyce was born and raised in Los Angeles, and was dubbed an old soul by those who knew him, according to Disney Channels’ biography of him.
“His love of performing began in a dance studio, which then transitioned him into commercials, and not long after television and film,” the channel says.
Boyce was involved in many philanthropic causes, according to the channel. It said he was mostly involved with the Thirst Project, a a nonprofit that provides communities with safe drinking water.