Disney star’s cause of death confirmed by family Cameron Boyce died in his sleep due to a seizure from an ‘ongoing medical condition’, the Disney star’s devastated family said in a statement
Disney star Cameron Boyce has died aged just 20, his family has sadly announced.
The cause of death of Cameron, who played Carlos in the Descendants, was announced as “an ongoing medical condition”.
A family spokesperson told ABC : “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.
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“We are utterly heartbroken and ask for privacy during this immensely difficult time as we grieve the loss of our precious son and brother,” added his parents Libby and Victor Boyce and his actor sister Maya.
The actor made his home in Los Angeles, having recently moved in with friends, but it is unclear where he was when he died.
Cameron had launched his acting career at the age of nine, having appeared in the horror film Mirrors and the long-running TV series General Hospital, followed by a stint in the Adam Sandler movie Grown Ups as one of the Hollywood star’s onscreen children.
Cameron in the 2008 horror film Mirrors, which was his first feature film
How did Cameron Boyce die? Disney star’s cause of death confirmed by family
His role as Luke Ross in the Disney TV series Jessie propelled him to fame, leading to Cameron finding his niche in the Descendants films.
He also voiced Jake in the animated series Jake And The Neverland Pirates and had a part in the Shia LaBeouf thriller Eagle Eye.
A Disney Channel spokesman said in a statement: “From a young age, Cameron Boyce dreamed of sharing his extraordinary artistic talents with the world.
“As a young man, he was fuelled by a strong desire to make a difference in peoples’ lives through his humanitarian work.