Degrassi: The Next Generation star Jahmil French dies at the age of 29 … as Christina Milian leads tribute: ‘Rest in peace’
- The Canadian actor has died at 29, his co-stars have revealed
- Singer Christina Milian paid tribute to the young actress who said ‘Rest peacefully king’
- His cause of death is not yet known
Degrassi: Next Generation star Jahmil French has died at the age of 29.
The Canadian actor was known for playing Dave Turner in the hit series, which also featured rapper Drake. His cause of death is not yet known.
Singer Christina Milian – who worked with the actress in the TV series Soundtrack – paid tribute with a comment during French’s last Instagram post that said: ‘You will be missed. Rest peacefully King. ‘
Gone Too Early: Degrassi: Next Generation star Jahmil French has died at the age of 29 (pictured here in 2018)
The famous actor received a nomination for the Canadian Screen Award for his role in Degrassi: The Next Generation, a Canadian teen drama television series in the Degrassi universe, created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979.
His co-star Melinda Shankar wrote a tribute on Twitter on Monday, saying: ‘Bhandurner forever in my heart. So grateful for memories and deep convoys with you, beautiful angel. ‘
She added: ‘Blessed that we were to be part of a great dysfunctional family together. Thank you for sharing your gift with the world. I just hope you knew how loved you were. ”
Tribute: Christina Milian was one of many friends who brought the tributes to Jahmil
Pals: French and Milian starred together in the Netflix series Soundtrack
French also appeared in the pop TV series Let’s Get Physical.
Chloe Rose – who played Katie Matlin in Degrassi: The Next Generation, from 2011 to 2013 – wrote on Twitter: ‘Still in shock. Jahmil will be missed. He was an integral part of the Degrassi family and certainly a big part of my degrass days. ‘
Adds: ‘He has always wanted to make people laugh and smile, a true joy to be around. Rest in peace.’
The actor last posted on Instagram six weeks ago in January, where he shared a selfie of himself with a smiley emoji as caption.
Work: French as Dante Mendoza in the Netflix series Soundtrack (2019)
Remember: The Canadian actor (bottom right) was known for playing Dave Turner in the hit series Degrassi: The Next Generation