Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young Found Dead

The star of the hit Disney show The Famous Jett Jackson was 29


by #teamEBONY, August 19, 2013

Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young

Sadness, shock, and grief has hit the entertainment world today as news spread of Lee Thompson Young's sudden death. According to TMZ, the 29 year old actor's body was found this morning when staffers from Rizzoli & Isles asked his landlord to check on him because he didn't show up for work. Young was reportedly discovered with a gun shot wound that appeared to be self-inflicted. 

A burgeoning star, Young was best known for his role as the title character in Disney's The Famous Jett Jackson. He also appeared in Akeelah and the Bee and Friday Night Lights and recently landed a starring role on the TNT police drama series Rizzoli & Isles.




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