Hollywood actor Angus Cloud best known for playing the role of laconic drug dealer Fezco “Fez” O’Neill in the teen drama show Euphoria has died. As per various media outlets, he tragically passed away at the age of 25.
According to a statement put out by Angus’ family, he had been dealing with the recent loss of his father. In addition to this, he had also been struggling with ongoing mental health issues. Continue reading further to know the cause behind the demise of the talented actor Angus Cloud.
‘Euphoria’ star Angus Cloud passes away at 25
Angus Cloud who starred in the Emmy-Award winning series Euphoria has tragically passed away. At the time of his demise, he was 25 years old. He took his last breaths on Monday, July 31, 2023. As of this moment, the exact reason behind his demise has not been revealed publicly.
In a statement issued by Cloud’s publicist, his family said, “The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend. Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence.”
Angus’ family went on to say, “We hope the world remembers him for his humor, laughter and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss.”
Here’s all you need to know about Angus Cloud (including his early life, acting career, and more)
Angus Cloud was born Conor Angus Cloud Hickey on July 10, 1998, in Oakland, California. He was the eldest of his siblings. He was an older brother to his younger twin sisters. When we talk about his educational qualifications, back in the day, he went to Oakland School of the Arts, where his Euphoria co-star Zendaya was one of his classmates.
Cloud was an actor by profession. He was scouted by Euphoria casting director Jennifer Venditti, while he was working at the Woodlands restaurant close to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. At that point, he assumed that she was trying to scam him.
Angus’ acting role in the hit drama series Euphoria was his first acting job. He essayed the character of Fezco in the show. Later on, he played the role of Walker in the comedy film North Hollywood.
Cloud also appeared in the movie The Line which came out earlier this year on June 9. Apart from this, he was also featured in the music videos of a few songs such as All Three, Cigarettes, and Mamii.
Angus Cloud is survived by his mother Lisa Cloud Hickey, and his two sisters, Molly Hickey and Fiona Hickey.
We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family members of the American actor Angus Cloud during this time of difficulty. May his soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay in touch with us for the latest updates from the world of show business.