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A sad event happened today, Lee Thompson Young who became famous for his role is Disney’s Jett Jackson has passed away at the age of 29. Do you whether or not Lee Thompson Young was married? or had a girlfriend at the moment of his death?
29-year-old Lee Thompson Young from Columbia, South Carolina was currently starring as Detective Barry Frost ion the television series Rizzoli & Isles, but he will forever be remember as the funny Jett Jackson in the Disney series The Famous Jett Jackson.
After Jett Jackson was cancelled in 2001, Lee Thompson Young starred as Levi Mooney in The Guardian, Prince Malik Namir in Jake 2.0, Victor Stone in Smallville, had a small role as Agent Stewart in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and made a cameo on CSI: NY as Kelvin Moore last year, this are just a few of the many incredible work he did throughout his acting career.
On August 19th, 2013 Thompson failed to show up for the filming of Rizzoli & Isles so police were called to check on him at his L.A apartment were he was found death, according to an statement released by Young’s publicist he took his own life with a self-inflected gunshot wound to the head by Los Angeles cops about 9 a.m
“It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning … Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed.” Jonathan Baruch said
Many people wonder is Lee Thompson Young was married, but there are no reports saying that he was, not that he was romantically involved with anyone.
But there is also the rumor that Lee was dating his former Famous Jett Jackson’ co-star Kerry Duff, so just in case allow me to tell you a little bit about this beautiful, talented actress.
32-year-old Kerry Duff was introduced to us as Kayla West in The Famous Jett Jackson The movie, she was born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada and in case you are wondering if she is related to Shannon Duff, you are absolutely right Kerry is Shannon’s little sister.
Unlike her older sibling Kerry who began her acting career in the theater has consider putting aside acting and focus on her studies as a pediatrician.
Some of Kerry’s filmography includes Side Effects in 1994, Ghostrider and Goosebumps in 1995, The famous Jett Jackson the t.v series in 1998 and the Movie in 2001, Mr. Headmistress, Blindfaith in 1998, Are You Afraid of the Dark? in 1999, Instant Star in 2004 and Zac & Penny last year.
Lee Thompson Young was on Twitter here.