'The Goldbergs' Actor Jackson Odell Dead at 20
According to the Los Angeles County coroner, he was found unresponsive at a sober living facility on Friday (June 8). His cause of death is being investigated.
Odell was best known for his role as Ari Caldwell on TV series The Goldbergs. He also appeared in shows like Modern Family and Arrested Development.
He was also a songwriter, contributing to the soundtracks of films Great Plains, Forever My Girl and Redemption.
His family released a statement via Odell's social media accounts. Read it below.
Odell's former co-stars and admirers have also taken to social media to offer their condolences and pay tribute. Read some of those messages below.
Shocked to hear about the passing of Jackson Odell... we hadn't seen him for a while, but he was a bright, sweet soul. Love and blessings to his family.— Wendi McLendon-Covey (@wendimclendonco) June 10, 2018
Jackson Odell was way too young to pass :( My heart goes out to his family during this time of grieving. Our Goldbergs family will miss him. RIP sweet Jackson. This is heartbreaking.— Aly & AJ (@alyandaj) June 10, 2018
Rest In Peace Jackson Odell... you and your family meant a lot to me and I wish we hadn't of distanced so much over the years. I'll always remember you being my first kiss & just a fun goofy person who could make anyone laugh. I know you're singing with the angels now. ❤️😇❤️— Amber Frank (@ItsAmberFrank) June 10, 2018
RIP Jackson Odell. I'm so happy that i got to know you. You were a true talent and an even truer person.— Charlie DePew (@CharlieDePew) June 10, 2018