Actor Tyler Sanders, who was likely to receive a grand prize, was pronounced dead on Thursday (June 16th). The reason for the young actor death it remains unclear and investigations are ongoing.
Tyler’s office made the following statement to the public: “Tyler was a talented actor with a bright future. He comes from a wonderful family and we ask you to respect their privacy at this time.
Tyler last worked on the 9-1-1 Lone Star show and posted on his Instagram about the amazing experience he had on the show. The photo he posted includes Rob Lowe, who plays Owen Strand in the show, and several other cast members and crew.
Before appearing in the 9-1-1 Lone Star, Sanders also appeared in several other big names on television, including “Fear the Walking Dead” and “The Rookie.”
For her performance in “Just Add Magic: Mystery City”, where she plays a character named Leo, Tyler Sanders actually received an Emmy Daily nomination for Outstanding Leading Role in a Children’s Program.
Tyler’s career trajectory seemed to be moving in the right direction, making the sudden news of his death even more tragic.
The 18-year-old only recently took to Instagram to talk about how excited he is to be an adult.
It seems that in addition to his acting talents, Tyler had a bit of a flair for stand-up comedy with videos on his Facebook page showing a routine in which he jokes about his love for Red Bull and makes a phrase about his family.
No word or statement from Tyler’s family has been released so far, and as investigations are ongoing, authorities have not released much information about the possible cause of Tyler’s death. Friends, family and social media users send their condolences and prayers to Tyler and his family. Tyler was obviously a bright spark that left the world too soon.