What You Need To Know: Cameron Boyce

Cameron Boyce, 'Jessie' and 'Descendants' star, dead at age 20, family says

Cameron Boyce, who starred in the Disney Channel's "Descendants" TV movies and the series "Jessie," has died at age 20, a family spokesperson said in a statement to ABC News late Saturday.

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Boyce "passed away in his sleep due to a seizure, which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated," the statement said

The Los Angeles actor was 9 when he began his film career in the 2008 movie "Mirrors," ABC News reported. He landed roles in "General Hospital: Night Shift" and "Grown Ups" before starring in Disney series such as "Jessie," "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," "Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything" and the "Descendants" TV movies.

Fans, friends and fellow celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to the young star and offer condolences to his family.

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