Actor Jackson Odell, 20, passed away at a sober living home in San Fernando Valley on Friday. Odell is best known for his reoccuring role in the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, where he played a popular student by the name of Ari Caldwell. Odell is also known for his roles in TV shows such as ICarly and The Fosters, where he played the roles of Gumbo and Kyle respectively.
The young actor was found “unresponsive in a sober living home” according to TMZ. According to the publication, “We’re told he was found unresponsive in a sober living home, and there were no signs of foul play.”
Sober living homes are group homes set up for people recovering from addiction.
Odell’s family released a statement regarding his death, saying that “The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell. He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul. He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward. Our wish is that the rest of the world does as well. We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately.”
No foul play is suspected in Odell’s death, according to authorities.
Who is Jackson Odell?
Odell Jackson is an actor and songwriter. He wrote several songs for the 2018 film Forever My Girl, including the song “Wings of an Angel.” Jackson passed away at the young age of 20 on Friday, June 8, 2018.
Jackson first began his acting career at the age of 12 on the TV show Private Practice. He has appeared in numerous hit TV shows throughout his career, including iCarly, Modern Family and Arrested Development.
He appeared in the ABC series The Goldbergs as a reoccurring character from season 1-2. The name of his character is Ari Caldwell, who appeared as a friend of Erica and Lexi as well as the older brother of Dana.
Odell also scored a role in the 2011 comedy film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, playing the role of Zeke.
What is Jackson Odell’s Cause of Death?
The 20-year-old’s cause of death has yet to be determined pending the results of the autopsy.
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