Never forget. Nearly three years after his untimely death, stars are paying tribute to the late Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce wishing him a happy birthday.
May 28, Dove Cameron, Sophie Carson and more celebrities who have starred alongside the general hospital alum in various projects took to social media to honor their friend in the only way they know how — to celebrate him on what would be his 23rd trip around the sun.
Boyce rose to fame on the Disney Channel jessy and its possible consequences, Superimposed. The child star also starred as Cruella De Vil’s son Carlos in the 2015 DCOM descent. He reprized the role alongside Cameron, 26, Carson, 29, Booboo Stewart and Mitchell Hope for the sequel, Descendants 2in 2017. The third film with the original cast, Descendants 3aired on Disney Channel in August 2019, as the California native’s final project.
The late actor, who We Weekly confirmed was found dead in his Hollywood home at the age of 20 on July 6, 2019, having died after suffering an epileptic seizure – an illness he was receiving treatment for at the time.
“It is with a deeply heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” a spokesperson said. We on behalf of Boyce’s family after his death. “He died in his sleep following an epileptic seizure resulting from a persistent medical condition for which he was being treated. The world is now undoubtedly bereft of one of its brightest lights, but its spirit will live on through the kindness and compassion of all who knew and loved it.
Disney Channel, for its part, also released a statement reacting to the dancer’s untimely passing.
“From an early age, Cameron Boyce dreamed of sharing his extraordinary artistic talents with the world. As a young man, he was driven by a strong desire to make a difference in people’s lives through his humanitarian work,” a network representative said. “He was an incredibly talented performer, a remarkably caring and caring person and, above all, he was a loving and dedicated son, brother, grandson and friend. We offer our deepest condolences to his family, castmates and colleagues and we join his millions of fans in mourning his untimely passing. We will miss him dearly.”
Since his death, the The adults The star’s family established the Cameron Boyce Foundation, a non-profit organization honoring their son by aiming to cure epilepsy by funding research, education and awareness. Boyce’s former partners and friends have regularly paid tribute to the late actor by supporting the foundation via social media over the years.
Scroll to see the celebrity tributes for what would have been Boyce’s 23rd birthday: