Disney Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20

Cameron Boyce, star of Disney channel’s ‘Jessie’ and ‘The Descendants’ has passed away at the age of 20 according to multiple reports.

The actor died on Saturday and his family stated that it was due to an ongoing medical condition.

In a statement released by his family, they said: “It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,

“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,”

According to CNN, a spokesperson for Disney Channel said everyone was saddened by the loss:

“From a young age, Cameron Boyce dreamed 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.”

In Jessie, Cameron Boyce played the son of a wealthy businessman who the titular character is tasked with taking care of.

Tributes have been flooding in on Social Media with many fans saddened by the death with one fan saying: “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”

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