‘Degrassi’ Actor Jahmil French Dies At Just 29-Years-Old

‘Degrassi’ Actor Jahmil French Dies At Just 29-Years-Old

“Degrassi” star Jahmil French has died at the age of 29.

A representative for the Canadian actor confirmed the “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” actor has passed away.

‘Degrassi’ Actor Jahmil French Dies At Just 29-Years-Old
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“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French,” the rep informed Page Six in a statement.

“He will be remembered by many for his passion for the arts, his commitment to his craft, and his vibrant personality. I ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.”

Many of French’s former co-stars and colleagues took to social media with tributes.

‘Degrassi’ Actor Jahmil French Dies At Just 29-Years-Old
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Joshua Safran, the executive producer of French’s 2019 project “Soundtrack,” shared:

“I can confirm my good friend, co-worker, and all-around inspiration, Jahmil French, passed away yesterday,” Safran tweeted last Tuesday.

“Only posting because I see the story getting out there. I will have more to say about him later. Right now we’re all just processing this devastating news.”

‘Degrassi’ Actor Jahmil French Dies At Just 29-Years-Old
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French’s “Degrassi” co-star Annie Clark shared a video of French dancing with the message, “Heartbroken over the loss of our friend Jahmil French … So full of energy and fun. He was always dancing.”

“A true talent and a great friend. We will all miss you so much Jahmil.”

And Christine Prosperi, also of “Degrassi,” shared photos of herself and French and wrote, “My heart is so heavy.. Truly one of a kind. Rest In Peace .”

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