The acting prodigy Tyler Sanders, who was possibly due for a major award, was announced dead on Thursday, 16th of June. The cause of the young actor’s death remains unclear at this time and investigations are underway. Tyler’s representation made the following statement to the public, “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.”
Tyler most recently worked on the show 9-1-1 Lone Star and posted on his Instagram about the amazing experience he had on the show. The picture he posted featured Rob Lowe, who plays the character Owen Strand on the show, and several other cast and crew members. Before appearing on 9-1-1 Lone Star, Sanders also appeared on several other major names on television including “Fear the Walking Dead” and “The Rookie.”
For his performance in “Just Add Magic: Mystery City,” where he played the character named Leo, Tyler Sanders actually received a nomination for Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Principal Performance in a Children’s Program. The Trajectory of Tyler’s career looked like it was going in a favorable direction which makes the sudden news of his death all the more tragic. The 18 year old only recently took to Instagram to talk about how excited he was to enter adulthood. It seems that in addition to his talents in acting, Tyler also had a bit of a flair for stand-up comedy with clips on his Facebook page showing a routine where he jokes about his love for Red Bull and makes one liners about his family. There has been no word or statement from Tyler’s family thus far and as the investigations are underway, the authorities haven’t revealed much information either regarding the possible cause of Tyler’s death. Friends, Family, and Social Media users send their condolences and prayers for Tyler and his family. Tyler was clearly a bright spark that left the world too soon.