Tyler Sanders, a young actor who was most recently seen on Fox’s “9-1-1: Lone Star” and was nominated for a major award, passed away on Thursday, according to his representative. The reason of death is yet unknown, and an investigation is underway. He had reached the age of eighteen.
“Tyler was a gifted actor with a promising career ahead of him.” His representative told HuffPost via email, “He comes from a beautiful family, and we ask that you respect their privacy at this time.”
He died in his Los Angeles home, according to TMZ.
Sanders recently expressed his gratitude for his time on “9-1-1: Lone Star” on Instagram.
In February, he appeared to be looking forward to being an adult for the first time.
“Fear the Walking Dead” and “The Rookie,” for example, have both featured Sanders.
He was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his performance as Leo in Amazon’s “Just Add Magic: Mystery City,” for which he received a nomination for Outstanding Principal Performance in a Children’s Program.
He appeared to be doing stand-up comedy as well. He laughed about his affinity for Red Bull and made numerous gags about his family in a video posted to his official Facebook page.