American actor, Jackson Odell is dead!
The 20-year-old actor who starred in ‘The Goldbergs’ was found unresponsive Friday at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Tarzana, Lt. Rudy Molano of the coroner’s office said Sunday.
Jackson Odell starred as Zeke in the 2011 film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, based on the Megan McDonald children’s book series, and had a recurring role in the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs as Ari Caldwell. He also appeared in episodes of Modern Family and Arrested Development.
Jackson who also had some talents in songwriting, had several songwriting credits on the soundtrack of the film Forever My Girl, which came out earlier this year.
An official statement from his family on Twitter called him a “brilliant, loving and talented soul.”
The ending part of the tweet read;
“He will always be a shining light,” the statement says in part. “He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward. Our wish is that the rest of the world who knew and loved him does as well.”
Farewell Jackson Odell!