Mya-Lecia Naylor: All you Need to Know About the 16 Year Old Actress Who Passed Away

Mya-Lecia Naylor was a British actress who starred in Hollywood Blockbuster, ‘Cloud Atlas’ and was also on CBBC shows Millie Inbetween and Almost Never.

The actress was just 16

Naylor died on the 7th of April after she apparently collapsed and 11 days later, no one is really sure what led to her tragic death.

Tributes have poured in for the young actress including from the official account of CBBC which announced the death on Social media saying: “We are so sorry to have to tell you that Mya-Lecia Naylor, who you will know from “Millie Inbetween” and “Almost Never”, has very sadly died.

“We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends. If you would like to post a tribute to Mya-Lecia you can leave a message on the CBBC website.

“We know this news is very upsetting, and it may help to share how you are feeling with a friend or an adult you trust. If you are struggling and there is no one you feel you can talk to about it, you can always call Childline on 0800 11 11”

The account for the Almost Never Show also posted a tribute, saying: “Our thoughts are with Mya-Lecia’s family, friends and everyone that loved her at this very sad time. RIP Mya-Lecia ”

The CBBC also posted about the event on their website, allowing for fans to post tributes and say their goodbyes.

 

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Our thoughts are with Mya-Lecia’s family, friends and everyone that loved her at this very sad time. RIP Mya-Lecia ❤️⁣ ⁣ Message from CBBC:⁣ ⁣ MYA-LECIA ⁣NAYLOR We are so sorry to have to tell you that Mya-Lecia, who you will know from “Millie Inbetween” and “Almost Never”, has very sadly died.  Mya-Lecia was a much loved part of the BBC Children’s family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer.  We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends. ⁣ ⁣ We know this news is very upsetting, and it may help to share how you are feeling with friends or a trusted adult. If you are struggling and there is no one you feel you can talk to about it, you can call @Childline_official on 0800 11 11.⁣ ⁣ You can also find an online condolence book on the CBBC website.

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The actress starred in Millie inbetween, a show about a girl whose parents split up and Almost Never which was about an ongoing rivalry between a fictional boy band called ‘The Wonderland’ and a similarly fictional girl band called ‘Girls Here First’. She had a small role in Cloud Atlas playing Miro who had a tender exchange with Tom Hanks towards the end of the movie.

Mya Lecia Naylor
Photo Credit: BBC

 

May her soul rest in peace.

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