Jackson Odell, an actor and aspiring singer most widely known for showing up in the ABC sitcom “The Goldbergs,” perished Friday at time 20, based on the County of LA coroner’s office.
“The Odell family has lost our much loved son and brother,” Mr. Odell’s family said in a declaration uploaded to his website. “He’ll always be a glowing light and a brilliant, loving and skilled soul. He previously a lot more to share.”
“We are actually going to try to make sense of your immeasurable reduction privately,” it added. “We will not be making any more statements.”
The coroner’s office said that the acting professional was found unresponsive on Friday in his room at a sober-living center in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, where he previously been living. He had failed to show up at a gathering that day. Sober living is normally an interim step between rehabilitation and regular life.
An autopsy is pending to look for the cause of fatality, a spokesman for the coroner’s office said.
Mr. Odell made an appearance as Ari Caldwell in a number of months of “The Goldbergs,” in regards to a family in the 1980s, as well as on shows of “Arrested Development” and “Modern Family.”
He had also been looking to make it as a singer-songwriter, posting covers online. And he composed several country tunes for a romantic theatre, “Forever My Lady,” released previously this year.
Sean Giambrone, one of the personalities of “The Goldbergs,” said on Tweets that he previously seen Mr. Odell a few weeks ago: “He talked about his music and his strategies. So talented and one the sweetest most inviting people I’ve ever before fulfilled. I’m really going to miss that.”
Wendi McLendon-Covey, another legend on the show, also paid tribute to Mr. Odell on Tweets. “We hadn’t seen him for a while, but he was a glowing, sweet heart and soul,” she said. “Love and blessings to his family.”