The death of Sebastián Athié is added to that of other youthful figures who have been part of the Disney family (Photo: File)

After the recent death of Sebastián Athié this Saturday, July 4, the Disney world has dressed in mourningBecause his death surprised fans of the 24-year-old histrion, and fans of the productions of « the house of the mouse. »

At the moment, the causes of death of the series participant have not been confirmed. O11CEBut his departure was not the only one that occurred between young members or former members of the American producer.

Tragedies, diseases and addictions are some of the aspects that have surrounded the deaths of ‘Disney boys’ over the decades, giving rise to a black legend around the film and television studio.

Just on Friday, July 3, Sebastián had performed a live with his followers (Photo: Ig @sebastian_athie)

Bobby driscoll, popular Disney figure in the 40s, was found lifeless on March 30, 1968 at age 30. The participant in classic films like Song of the South, Inside My Heart and Treasure Island, was also an animation model for the first productions of the film house and lent his voice for the 1953 film Peter Pan.

He won a Youth Oscar in 1950, and after job success, in adolescence his drug addiction was unleashed, leading to an acute myocardial infarction that cost him his life. Substance use led to Bobby serving a prison sentence and was also in a rehabilitation center. When he died, he was buried in a grave for the destitute, since his body was not identified at first. Only until his mother asked Disney for help in late 1969 did it become known that his remains.

Bobby Driscoll in 1950s ‘Treasure Island’ (Photo: Disney / Rko / Kobal / Shutterstock)

Known for his role as Michael Banks in the iconic Mary Poppins and his role in Grandpa Is Crazy, the young British actor Matthew Garber lost his life in June 1977 at the age of 21 after suffering a hemorrhagic necrotic pancreatitis derived from the consumption of bad meat in India.

His family ruled out that his death had been linked to the use of a drug, so his image was not affected by scandals. He was the son of acting parents, and in 2004 he was recognized with the posthumous title of Disney Legend. He also participated in the film The Three Lives of Thomasina.

Garber died at age 21 of a fulminant disease (Photo: File)

Bridgette Andersen, star of the movie The Parent Trap II, released on the Disney Channel in July 1986, died in 1997 at age 21 of an opioid overdose, prescription pain medications. The actress, who also starred in the films Savannah Smiles in 1982, and A Summer to Remember, saw her acting offerings diminish after the cocaine addiction that developed and led to her death.

Andersen could not get good roles after his childhood stage

In 2003 and after being in depression for a time due to job shortages, Jonathan Brandis tried to kill himself at 27 by hanging himself; Although a friend found him and called the emergency department, he was transferred to a hospital where he finally died hours later.

Brandis was voiced by Mozenrath’s character in Aladdin’s Arabian Adventures: Magic Makers, a Disney production; although he is best remembered for his portrayal of Bastian in The Endless Story 2.

Jonathan Brandis suffered from depression due to lack of job opportunities (Photo: File)

The participant in the 1995 film Tom and Huck, and about twenty tapes at his young age, Brad Renfro, died of a heroin and morphine overdose at age 25 at her Los Angeles apartment in 2008. Her career seemed to be very promising until substance abuse stopped her in her tracks.

Brad Renfro also starred in 1994’s ‘The Client’ and ‘Sleepers’ in 1996 (Photo: AP)

Lee Thompson Young was found lifeless by a self-inflicted bullet at his Los Angeles home on August 19, 2013, at age 29. He is remembered as part of the cast of the movie Johnny Tsunami, and as a teenager, as the main character in the series Disney Channel The Famous Jett Jackson.

He also starred in Friday Night Lights. The actor had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, so he was taking medication and before his death he had an episode of depression.

Young had bipolar disorder (Photo: File)

As a child he was a member of the Mickey Mouse Club from 1993 to 1995, alongside notable pop figures such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling, but Check ‘Tate’ Lynche He did not suffer the same fate, as he was found dead in his New York apartment in December 2015 at the age of 34.

Her roomie found her body that Sunday, when the New York Police Department did not offer further information on the case in which, months later, it was learned that the actor suffered from severe alcoholism that led to his death.

Lynche also tried to participate in « American Idol »

Another member of the Disney Channel, Michael Galeota was found dead by a friend at age 31 in January 2016 at his California home., this due to heart disease that afflicted him.

Galeota participated in the series The Jersey in which she had the role of Nick Lighter. Although he did not have other outstanding roles again, was well remembered by the public.

Galley in her Disney boy years (Photo: File)

Michael Mantenimientouto shot himself with a firearm aboard his car at age 35 in April 2017 in Des Moines, Washington. The ice hockey player also starred in the 2004 Disney biographical film Miracle, where he played Olympic star Jack O’Callahan, In his acting career he added just a couple of other titles and then he enlisted in the United States Army.

Mantenuto was retired from acting when he died (Photo: File)

Just in July 2019, Cameron Boyce died in his 20s after a seizure while sleeping, resulting from an ongoing medical condition. The actor starred with Adam Sandler in the movie Big Kids and starred in the series Jessie.

The young man supported charitable causes (IG: @thecameronboyce)

His last job was on the Disney Channel series Descendants, which tells the story of the children of the iconic villains of the animation company. The great future that was predicted for the young man ended suddenly in one more tragedy that joined the Disney family.


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