THE disney has nearly a century of history and thousands of movies, series, drawings and programs. Over the years, many actors who starred in productions have passed away, but some surprise with a rather early death.
Some of these figures have certainly left a lot of nostalgia and even remembering them brings a certain nostalgia. Here are some deceased Disney actors:
Mark “Tate” Lynch;
Lee Thompson Young;
Disney used to do movies and cartoons in their programs that were mostly aimed at kids and tweens, but the truth is that even adults are thrilled with some of the productions.
Below, we’ve curated a list of actors who have passed away and had Disney on their resume. Remember the main cases!
Cameron Boyce (20 years old)
The actor became known for his roles in Disney productions such as “Jessie” and in the “Descendants” films, which tell the story of the children of princes, princesses and villains from the original fairy tales.
He died on July 6, 2019, at the age of 20, following an “unexpected and sudden event” related to epilepsy. He had been diagnosed with the disease three years earlier and was being treated.
THE The death of Cameron Boyce left fans of the films and her colleagues devastated, earning her several tributes on social media.
Also, at the time, Disney canceled the premiere of the movie “Descendants 3” and donated the amount that would be spent on the event to a charity that the actor supported.
Chadwick Boseman (43)
In 2020, Marvel was acquired by Disney, becoming the owner of all works in the Avengers universe, including Black Panther. Unfortunately, Chadwick Boseman, who plays the hero, died on August 28 of the same year at the age of 43.
The actor passed away from cancer, but it came as a shock to fans and his colleagues as this information was not public.
Disney has decided not to use the actor’s digitally recreated likeness in future franchise films, but fans may remember Chadwick’s great work in the new “What If…?” series. available for streaming. Disney+. The dubbing of his character in this series was the last work of the actor.
Other films with the actor are: “The Supreme Voice of the Blues” (2020), “Blood Detachment” (2020), “Crime Without Exit” (2019), “42 – The Story of a Legend” (2013), among others.
Mark “Tate” Lynch (34)
Marque Lynch was part of the cast of “The Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1990s, alongside the likes of Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. As an adult, he suffered from chronic alcoholism and died of this addiction in 2015, aged just 34.
Michel Galeota (31 years old)
Michael Galeota was one of the main cast members of the Disney Channel series “The Jersey,” which debuted in 1999 and had its final season in 2004 (six seasons in all).
In 2016, the actor was hospitalized for abdominal pain. He reportedly left the hospital without medical clearance and was found dead at home some time later. The medical report at the time concluded that the cause of death was a heart attack.
Michel Galeota was 31 years old.
Brad Renfro (25)
Brad Renfro was part of the cast of the Disney film “Tom E Huck – The Search for the Great Treasure”, from 1995. The actor since childhood attended Hollywood parties and this led him to fight against a chemical dependence.
He died in 2008, at the age of 25, from a heroin overdose.
Lee Thompson Young (29)
Star of the series “The Famous Jett Jackson”, broadcast on Disney Channel between 1998 and 2001, Lee Thompson Young died in 2013, at the age of 29, following a suicide.
The actor suffered depression and bipolar disorder. The actor’s family set up a foundation to help young people facing similar challenges in his honor.
Bridgette Anderson (21 years old)
Bridgette Andersen stood out as one of Disney’s most notable kids of the 1980s, landing the lead role in the 1982 film “Savannah Smiles.”
As a teenager, she began to struggle with chemical addiction, but died of an overdose in 1997 at the age of 21.
Matthew Garber (21 years old)
Renowned for his performance in the first version of “Mary Poppins” in 1964, Matthew Garber died aged 21 in 1977.
A year before his death, the young man decided to go to India, where he ended up contracting hepatitis. He underwent treatment in London, but died of pancreatitis.
Dennis Day (76 years old)
Dennis Day was one of the children of the “Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1950s. He was murdered at age 76, between 2018 and 2019.
The actor went missing in July 2018 and his body wasn’t found until April 2019. The case was closed with the arrest of a man named Daniel James Burda.