Disney Star Cameron Boyce's Family Reveals He Suffered From Epilepsy

RIP Cameron Boyce: Adam Sandler and others mourn the sudden death of the actor

Over the weekend, we tragically learned that Descendants and Jessie star Cameron Boyce had passed away at the age of 20.

A family representative said Boyce died following a seizure in his sleep, caused by "an ongoing medical condition".

Authorities were called to the actor's North Hollywood, Calif. home after he was found unresponsive.

An autopsy was carried out on Monday, but the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said in a statement: "An autopsy was performed today and a cause of death was deferred pending further investigation".

Our thoughts go out to all of Cameron Boyce's friends and loved ones during this hard time. I'm so sorry. You guys lost something that the rest of us didn't lose. Boyce passed away due to "an ongoing medical condition" for which the actor was being treated. "We're completely heartbroken and ask for privateness throughout this immensely troublesome time as we grieve the lack of our valuable son and brother". He later played Carlos de Vil, the son of Cruella de Vil, in the "Descendants" TV movie series.

His breakthrough role was on the Disney television show Jessie in which he played Luke Ross, one of the leading characters.

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Boyce, who starred as Conor in Disney's "Gamers Guide to Pretty Much Everything" for two seasons, had been working on a number of projects including the film Paradise City and HBO's "Mrs. Fletcher", when he died. "All our hearts are broken".

His on screen mother, Wendy Raquel and film director, and soon to be Disney Legend, Kenny Ortega, posted touching photos of Boyce as well as tear-jerking tributes regarding Cameron's passing.

"Sending out a lot of love and hugs to his family, friends, and his many, many fans". "You will be dearly remembered, my friend, and you will be greatly missed", he concluded. I will never stop talking about you.

"My Love, Light and Prayers go out to Cameron and his Family". He wrote on Twitter: "Too young for that. Too amusing. Just the nicest, most talented, and most decent kid around", Sandler wrote. Cared so much about the world.

"He was such an incredible guy and I think there are so many unbelievable memories that I'm sure so many people have of him", she said on People Now. "I am so happy that I got to spend nearly everyday with you on set, you gave the best hugs".

"It was a joy to work with him on JESSIE, as it was with all the wonderful young stars of that beloved show".

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