Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies

20 year old actor starred in network's ‘Jessie,’ series; ‘Descendants’ original movie franchise
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Actor Cameron Boyce, co-star of Disney Channel’s movie franchise Descendants, died Saturday night, according to published reports.

Cameron Boyce

Boyce, 20, died in his sleep due to an ongoing medical condition, according to ABC News. Boyce starred in Disney Channel’s original series Jessie, as well as the network’s Descendants movie franchise, including Descendants 3, which is set to air in August. 

Boyce had also appeared in such films as Mirrors, Grown Ups and Eagle Eye.

Boyce was also slated to appear in the HBO series Mrs. Fletcher, opposite Kathryn Hahn, as well as the independent feature film Runt.

A Disney Channel spokesperson 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 fueled by a strong desire to make a difference in peoples' lives through his humanitarian work. 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."

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