Actor Cameron Boyce dead at 20
Child actor Cameron Boyce, who starred in multiple Disney Channel shows, has died age 20.
A Disney Channel spokesperson confirmed the death today.
Boyce's cause of death is not known.
"From a young age, Cameron Boyce dreamt of sharing his extraordinary artistic talents with the world," the channel's 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."
The actor starred in Jessie a show about a small town girl who worked as a nanny for a wealthy family.
Boyce played one of the children the nanny cared for.
He also starred in Descendants as Cruella De Vill's son Carlos and in Grown Ups alongside Adam Sandler.
The actor was born in Los Angeles.
His Disney Channel bio referred to him as a "veteran to show business" by age 19.
"Dubbed an old soul by many who have encountered him, it's no surprise that Cameron Boyce possesses an all-encompassing appreciation for the arts. His love of performing began in a dance studio, which then transitioned him into commercials, and not long after television and film," his bio read.
So saddened to hear about the passing of such a young talented individual. I didn’t know him personally but he seemed like a great person. RIP Cameron Boyce. Some things don’t seem fair.. this pains me 😔♥️— Grayson Dolan (@GraysonDolan) July 7, 2019
rest in peace to cameron boyce 😞 he was so young, incredibly talented, but also one of the kindest ppl I’ve ever met. sending love to his friends & family 💔— James Charles (@jamescharles) July 7, 2019
So sad to hear about the passing of Cameron Boyce. Such a young and talented individual who inspired me starting out.. rest in paradise brother💔— Brent Rivera (@BrentRivera) July 7, 2019