Angus Cloud, forged member of the HBO teen drama sequence “Euphoria,” died on Monday at age 25 simply days after the loss of life of his father, his household mentioned in a press release.
Cloud performed Fezco, an intense drug supplier with an ethical code, within the sequence starring Zendaya within the lead function of Rue Bennett.
No particular reason for loss of life was reported however the household assertion mentioned he had suffered from psychological well being points and was hit onerous by the loss of life of his father, described as his “greatest buddy,” who was buried final week.
New particulars have emerged that pointed to a attainable overdose being the reason for the actor’s loss of life.
Angus Cloud’s mom reported a “attainable overdose” after discovering her son unresponsive on Monday morning, in keeping with 911 audio obtained by TMZ.
“Angus was open about his battle with psychological well being and we hope that his passing generally is a reminder to others that they aren’t alone and mustn’t combat this on their very own in silence,” the assertion mentioned.
Cloud had 5 different appearing credit, in keeping with IMDB.com, however his breakthrough function got here in 2019 in “Euphoria,” which depicts a bunch of California highschool college students coping with intercourse, medication and violence.
The character of Fezco O’Neill, often known as Fez, develops a detailed bond with the protagonist performed by Zendaya, who leaves rehab originally of the sequence however remains to be coping with dependancy. On the finish of the sequence, Fez is arrested by police after a shootout.
The extremely acclaimed present has received quite a few awards, together with two Emmys and a Golden Globe for Zendaya.
“We’re extremely saddened to be taught of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely gifted and a beloved a part of the HBO and Euphoria household. We prolong our deepest condolences to his family and friends throughout this tough time,” the Euphoria present posted on messaging platform X, the social media web site previously often known as Twitter.
The present aired for 2 full seasons in 2019 and 2022, plus a pair of particular episodes in 2020 and 2021, with a 3rd season set for 2025, in keeping with IMDB.
Updated at 2023-09-13 15:10:33