Jahmil French, an actor referred to for his role as Dave Turner on the Canadian series “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” has died, as indicated by his agent, Gabrielle Kachman. He was 28.
“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French,” Kachman said 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.”
No details on the reason for death were made accessible.
French’s different credits included Netflix’s “Soundtrack,” the Pop series “Let’s Get Physical,” and the film “Boost.”
“Soundtrack” creator Joshua Safran on Twitter honored the youthful star, stating, “I can confirm my good friend, co-worker, and all around inspiration, Jahmil French, passed away yesterday. 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.”
Stefan Brogren, a Canadian entertainer, maker and chief who was a cast individual from French’s on “Degrassi,” adulated the actor for his presentation on the show.
“He performed Dave with such sensitivity and thoughtfulness and could make me laugh so easily,” Brogren wrote. “It was a pleasure to work with him and he will be missed. This is a real loss.”