It was a tragic loss. Tyler Sanders rose to fame through his roles on several popular television series. His sudden death on Friday, June 17 has brought more attention to his name.
“Tyler was a talented actor with a bright future. He comes from a wonderful family and we ask that you respect their privacy at this time, Sanders’ rep Pedro Tapia told Us Weekly on Friday about his client’s shocking passing. “The cause of death is unknown and currently being investigated.”
He began his career at the age 10 working on various shows, such asThe Rookie, JLW Academy, it was the 18-year-old’s time on Just Add Magic: Mystery CityThis earned him an Emmy nomination for 2015.
Sanders was prominently featured on a recent episode of NBC’s Today Show. Fear of the Walking DeadAs a young Jake Otto, and the hit series 9-1-1: Lonestar. The Texas native took advantage of social media to talk about his time on FOX before his passing.
“Had a great time working on 9-1-1 Lone Star! If you didn’t catch it live on Fox, episode 3.14 ‘impulse control’ is out on Hulu now!” he wrote via Instagram alongside a selfie with the cast in April.
The actor also used his platform for highlighting his personal achievements. In November 2021, he proudly described the fitness journey that he had started one year before.
“These photos were taken one year apart,” Sanders wrote alongside a before and after Instagram pic. “One year ago today I decided to start taking fitness seriously. Even on days that I didn’t want to, I stuck with it. I worked hard and ate right. There is a 25lbs difference in those photos.”
His last post on social media provided the most insight into Sanders’ personality. Under a carousel of photos that featured him in Vail, Colorado, a relative commented, “This is a fine young man full of talents. He will be missed by many. I have always felt proud to call him my nephew. I regret not having publicly shared how proud I was about this young man. He is what I call a 5 star individual.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.”
Following his passing, a myriad of fans took to Sanders’ Instagram to send thoughts and prayers while gushing over the late actor. One user wrote, “Rest easy brother. Thanks for your impact on us all, Legacy will live on. LLTS,” ending the tribute with a red heart emoji.
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