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ENCORE FEATURE: Cameron Boyce passes away at age 20

July 8, 2019 Victoria Luz

Kids and kids at heart weep together as Disney actor Cameron Boyce passes away at a young age of 20.

Young actor, Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in Disney shows like ‘Descendants’ and ‘Jessie’, passed away at age 20. His family confirmed the news of his death last Saturday, July 6.

According to a spokesperson, Cameron Boyce died in his sleep due to a seizure. The said seizure occurred because of an ongoing medical condition which he was being treated. Not other information entailing the death of Boyce was released. As it looks like his family wants to keep it private an away from prying eyes of media.

But Boyce’s family did release a statement about his death. “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”.

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Cameron Boyce wasn’t just a normal actor. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Boyce was often described as an old soul. Even at a young age, he’s proven himself to be experienced and talented. A veteran at the age of 20, as some would dub him. Most of the times, he would share his thoughts of showcasing his artistic talents with the world, in hopes to inspire the future generation.

No doubt, he’s shown to be ahead of his peers. He’s graced both the big and small screens, playing different kinds of roles. But no matter how big or small the role is, Boyce shows his passion and love for performing arts. His television debut started with Panic! at the Disco music video, ‘That Green Gentleman’. After that, he began his way up the industry and found himself playing a co-starring part for the horror film, ‘Mirrors’, and mystery-thriller film ‘Eagle Eye’ with Shia LaBeouf.

At the same time, he appeared in ‘Grown Ups’ until Disney picked him up. He played the role of Luke Ross in Jessie and as Conor for Disney XD’s ‘Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything’. But among his projects, the most notable would be his role in Disney’s ‘Descendants’. Playing as the son of Cruella de Vil, Carlos, he later reprised his role for the animated shorts and a sequel film. And just this January this year, he joined the cast of HBO’s Mrs. Fletcher.

After the announcement of his death, Boyce’s co-actors and friends began flooding the social media space with their messages and tributes. Among them is Adam Sandler whom he was with at ‘Grown Ups’.

Cameron Boyce’s last film appearance before his death, ‘Descendants 3’, will premiere on Disney Channel in August 2019.

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