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Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dead At 20

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Jul. 7 2019, Updated 12:14 p.m. ET

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Disney channel star Cameron Boyce known for his role on their hit show Jessie and the franchise Descendants, has died at the age of 20.

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ABC News confirmed his death on Saturday, July 6.

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The cause of death was announced as due to "an ongoing medical condition."

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"It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron," a spokesperson said on behalf of the Boyce family. "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."

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"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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Kenny Ortega, who directed Cameron in the popular Descendants films, shared an emotional tribute to him on Instagram Sunday, July 7.

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Cameron enjoyed a great amount of success in the movies and on television.

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He played Adam Sandler's son in the 2010 comedy Grown Ups before transitioning to a variety of roles on The Disney Channel.

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