Disney Channel Actor Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20
BroadwayWorld is saddened to have learned of the passing of actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his work on the Disney Channel. Boyce was 20 years old.
Boyce passed away "in his sleep due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated," a spokesperson for his family said, according to BBC.
Boyce was best known for his roles on the Disney Channel, such as Luke Ross on the show Jessie, as well as Carlos in the Descendants television films. He also appeared in the Disney XD series, Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything.
In addition to his work with Disney, Boyce appeared on the television series General Hospital: Night Shift, as well as the films Mirrors, Eagle Eye, and Grown Ups.
In 2018, Boyce appeared in the ABC television pilot Steps, as Becker, and in January 2019, he joined the cast of HBO's Mrs. Fletcher.
According to BBC, a spokesperson from Disney Channel released a statement regarding Boyce's passing.
"From a young age, Cameron Boyce dreamed of sharing his extraordinary artistic talents with the world," they said. "He was an incredibly talented performer, a remarkably caring and thoughtful person and, above all else, he was a loving and dedicated son, brother, grandson and friend. We offer our deepest condolences to his family, cast mates and colleagues and join his many millions of fans in grieving his untimely passing. He will be dearly missed."
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