Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies At 20

  

EPA/NINA PROMMER

Actor Cameron Boyce, who was the star of the Disney Channel franchise Descendants and the television series Jessie, has tragically died at the age of 20.

“It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” a family spokesperson said in a statement.

“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,” the family spokesperson further explained. “We are utterly heartbroken and ask for privacy during this immensely difficult time as we grieve the loss of our precious son and brother.”

“From a young age, Cameron Boyce dreamed of sharing his extraordinary artistic talents with the world,” a Disney Channel spokesperson 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, castmates and colleagues and join his many millions of fans in grieving his untimely passing. He will be dearly missed.”

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