More than just a young actor, Cameron Boyce always held a strong will to live a generous life.
Fans worldwide were hit with a devastating news on July 6th 2019 – 20-year-old actor, Cameron Boyce, who is widely known for Disney’s “Descendants” and comedy film “Grown Ups”, died in his sleep due to seizure.
Described as “kind, compassionate, and bright” by co-workers in the industry, the legacy lived behind from thee young actor will truly be remembered. Many celebs and Cameron’s co-workers also sent their condolences over social media:
— Adam Sandler (@AdamSandler) July 7, 2019
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My Love, Light and Prayers go out to Cameron and his Family. Cameron brought Love, Laughter and Compassion with him everyday I was in his presence. His talent, immeasurable. His kindness and generosity, overflowing. It has been an indescribable honor and pleasure to know and work with him. I will see you again in all things loving and beautiful my friend. I will search the stars for your light. Rest In Peace Cam. You will always be My Forever Boy! 💔
Absolutely heartbreaking, my heart goes out to his friends and family♥️ https://t.co/X8PAGo0Igi
— Zendaya (@Zendaya) July 7, 2019
Here are 5 things about Cameron Boyce that you probably didn’t know about as his legacy will continue to live on in the hearts of many:
1. He was more than just an actor
He was a generous giver as well. Cameron Boyce was actively involved in several humanitarian work, including the Thirst Project, where he helped raised more than $30, 000 to help build wells in Switzerland for safe drinking.
2. He came from a diverse lineage
Cameron Boyce came from an African American and Jewish lineage, where he also got his giving spirit from his grandmother who was an active advocate for equality during the 1950’s in the US. Cameron described his grandmother as a hero.
3. He rose to stardom at a young age of 8
Where Cameron first made an appearance in Panic! At The Disco’s That Green Gentleman music video.
4. He had a wide filmography portfolio
Cameron Boyce was a versatile actor, having starred in diverse film genres, including horror films “Mirrors” and “Eagle Eye” before landing a cameo in comedy film, such as “Grown Ups” and TV series “Jessie”.
5. A young actor with many awards
His bright talent has brought him many awards, including the Young Artist Award for best performance in the film “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer”, and a Daytime Emmy Award by Disney XD for “Outstanding Promotional Announcement” in conjunction of Black History month.