Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel TV show Jessie and in the Descendants movies, passed away on Saturday, July 6, at the age of 20. Boyce played the role of Luke Ross on the TV show Jessie and was Cruella de Vil’s son, Carlos, on the hit movie series “Descendants”.
The sad news was announced by ABC News, a division of Walt Disney Company, early Sunday morning. In the announcement, it states that Boyce’s death was confirmed by his family Saturday night.
“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.” – spokesperson on behalf of the Boyce family
Not only was Cameron Boyce a great actor that many Disney fans loved he was known as a good person dedicated to charity work.
Many fans have taken to Twitter to express their grief and condolences for Cameron’s passing. The shock is even greater as many fans were unaware of Boyce’s condition.
Cameron Boyce is a star in the upcoming “Descendants 3” and is featured prominently in the “Good to Be Bad” music video for that movie.
Descendants 3 will be released August 2nd on the Disney Channel and because the release date is so close the movie will not be impacted by Cameron’s death. Nevertheless, Cameron Boyce’s fans and fans of the franchise will be watching with a heavy heart knowing that this wonderful actor who they know from his key Disney roles will no longer be with us.
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Source: ABC News