Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce dead at 20
Cameron Boyce, one of the most promising stars in Hollywood, has recently passed away at the young age of 20. According to his family, he died in his sleep.
The Disney Channel star drew his last breath on Saturday night, July 6, reportedly due to a seizure that was the result of an "ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated."
Boyce was recognized by his peers and people of influence in the entertainment business as a rising star, but also as someone kind and compassionate.
THOSE WHO KNEW BOYCE HAD NOTHING BUT GOOD THINGS TO SAY ABOUT HIM
The news of the actor's passing was shared by a spokesperson of the family, who took the opportunity to ask fans to respect the family's privacy as they grieve the loss of their "precious son and brother."
"Just the nicest, most talented, and most decent kid around."
The spokesperson added:
"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."
HE HAD A VERY PROMISING CAREER
Born in Los Angeles, Nevada, Boyce was best known for his role as Cruella de Vil's son in the "Descendants" franchise, as well as Luke Ross is "Jessie."
The late 20-year-old had his big breakthrough in the 2008 horror film "Mirrors," where he starred alongside Kiefer Sutherland, Amy Smart and Paula Patton.
REMEMBERED BY FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES
He then went on to appear in "Grown Ups" and "Grown Ups 2" in 2010 and 2013 as one of Adam Sandler's children. In fact, the famous actor was among the first people to react the tragic news:
"Too young. Too sweet. Too funny. Just the nicest, most talented, and most decent kid around. Loved that kid. Cared so much about his family. Cared so much about the world. Thank you, Cameron, for all you gave to us. So much more was on the way."