So sad, so tragic. A talented young actor... (TMZ) - Lee Thompson Young - who played the main character on Disney's "The Famous Jett Jackson - has died after what officials believe is a suicide,TMZ has learned. He was 29.
Young currently appears in the TNT show "Rizzoli & Isles" - and TMZ is told when he didn't show up to work this morning, staffers called the landlord of Young's L.A. home to check up on the actor. Read more here
Time Warner Inc., posted a statement on the passing of the actor on Monday in conjunction with "Rizzoli & Isles" executive producer Janet Tamaro, saying everyone was "devastated" by his death.
"We are beyond heartbroken at the loss of this sweet, gentle, good-hearted, intelligent man. He was truly a member of our family. Lee will be cherished and remembered by all who knew and loved him, both on- and off-screen, for his positive energy, infectious smile and soulful grace," the statement said. More here