“The Goldbergs” actor Jackson Odell has passed away at the age of 20, it has been confirmed.
Odell was reportedly found unresponsive in a sober living home in San Fernando Valley on Friday.
He was well known for his role as Ari Caldwell in season one and two of The Goldbergs. The actor also featured on ABC‘s Modern Family.
Beside being an actor, he was also a singer-songwriter and wrote the soundtrack for the 2018 film Forever My Girl. The track ‘Wings of an Angel’ was sung by American Idol’s Lauren Alaina in the movie.
In a statement, Jackson’s family said: “The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell. He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul.”
“He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward. Our wish is that the rest of the world does as well. We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately.”
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