Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce passed away at the age of 20 due to an “ongoing medical condition”

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce passed away at the age of 20 due to an “ongoing medical condition”. 

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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

The 20-year-old passed away on Saturday morning and the cause of death was found to be an ongoing medical condition. The news was confirmed by his family to ABC News on Saturday night.

A spokesperson communicated on behalf of the family saying, “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 it’s 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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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

Cameron talked about how much he is positive about life in an interview with Haute Living two months ago. He said, “Speaking with a lot of artists, one of the things all of us have in common is we’re all own biggest critics. I find comfort in that. I know that everyone sees my work in a light differently in how I see it. They’re not picking apart every little habit and twitch and imperfection nearly as thoroughly as I am.”

Boyce concluded, “So often times naysayers aren’t as hard on me as myself. It also helps when you can decipher a naysayer and a hater. A hater should always be white noise.”

Cameron Boyce achieved stardom through Disney

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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

Boyce appeared in the horror movie “Mirrors” when he was only 9 years old. Two years later he appeared in Adam Sandler’s blockbuster, “Grown Ups”.

The young star finally played his lead role in “Jessie” in which he starred as Luke Ross. The show ran for four seasons on Disney Channel. Debby Ryan also appeared alongside Cameron in this show.  This is when Cameron finally made a breakthrough in his career and gained a huge fan following.

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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

Furthermore, in 2015 he starred in a musical fantasy television film, “Descendants”. He had been looking forward to work in HBO series “Mrs, Fletcher” and also the TV spinoff of the film “American Satan” called “Paradise City”. 

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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

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Charity Work

Recently, Cameron had been doing charity work and making the effort to support numerous charities. He received the Pioneering Spirit Award at Thirst Gala after he raised $30,000 to help build wells in Swaziland for clean drinking water.

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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

A spokesperson for Disney Channel said, “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 makes a difference in people’s lives through his humanitarian work.”

The spokesperson continued, “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, cast mates and colleagues and join his many millions of fans in grieving his untimely passing. He will be dearly missed.”

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(Image source: Instagram/ Cameron Boyce)

Cameron’s third Descendants film was set to release in the US on August 2.

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