The Untold Truth Of The Late Cameron Boyce
On July 6th, 2019, Cameron Boyce passed away in his sleep following a seizure. He was only 20 years old. He left behind a legion of adoring fans, friends, and famous collaborators, many of whom spoke of his sterling character.
Best known for his work on the Disney Channel, Cameron Boyce starred in the sitcom Jessie alongside Debby Ryan for four years, from 2011 to 2015. The same year Jessie ended, he played Cruella de Vil's son Carlos in the Disney Channel's TV movie Descendants.
The film was an instant success, and the sequel drew a whopping 21 million viewers across 6 networks, according to Deadline. He'll also be featured in Descendents 3, which is set to premiere on August 2nd, 2019.
Boyce had started taking on more adult roles, like his turn in the upcoming indie thriller Runt. He'll also appear in the upcoming HBO comedy Mrs. Fletcher, starring Kathryn Hahn. In a statement, Hahn told People:
"Cameron was a beautiful person who showed in the brief time our paths crossed a deep generosity and decency that belied his 20 years of age."
And it's true: Boyce was so much more than your average Disney Channel star. He always sought to lead with compassion and leaves behind a legacy of charity work.
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Born to perform | 0:16
His first big break | 1:20
Becoming a Disney Channel star | 2:29
Proud to be biracial | 3:34
A brotherly bond | 4:11
Working with Adam Sandler | 5:43
He went to a regular high school | 6:38
His relationship with fame | 7:15
Dancing was his first love | 8:08
Going into isolation | 9:00
His charity work | 10:00