How did Tyler Sanders die? Fans 'heartbroken' after ‘9-1-1 Lone Star’ actor, 18, is found dead
Tyler Sanders was studying acting since the age of 10. The young actor was also active on Instagram where he enjoyed close to 13K followers
Teen actor Tyler Sanders, who was best known for his role on the show ‘Just Add Magic: Mystery City’, died on Thursday, June 16 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 18. The unfortunate news of his demise was shared by his agent Pedro Tapia saying, “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.” The Emmy-nominated actor also guest-starred in shows like ‘9-1-1 Lone Star’, ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ and ‘The Rookie’
The news of Sanders’ death comes months after the legendary actor and comedian Louie Anderson died on January 21. He was admitted to the hospital days earlier after being diagnosed with cancer but sadly could not make it. Bob Saget is another icon that Hollywood lost on January 9. Speaking of celebrity deaths, Betty White died at 99 of natural causes on December 31, 2021. Chick Vennera, DMX, Jay Black, and Jeanette Maus are other public figures who passed away last year leaving their loyal fans devastated.
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How did Tyler Sanders die?
Sanders’ agent Pedro Tapia spoke to The New York Post shedding light on the young actor’s untimely death. “The cause of death is unknown and currently being investigated. We can’t comment further beyond this,” said Tapia. According to the publication, an autopsy will be performed in the next few days.
TMZ revealed that sources from law enforcement shared that they had got a call for a male not breathing on June 16. Responding to the call, they found Sanders alone in the house. He was pronounced deceased. According to the publication, there are no immediate signs of foul play or suspicious circumstances.
Tyler Sanders career
Sanders was studying acting since the age of 10. His first role was in 2015 on the show JLW Academy as himself. Then he played the role of Young Jake Otto on 'Fear The Walking Dead' in the 2017 episode titled TEOTWAWKI which led to the role of Siggy in the TV movie 'What About Barb?' He also played Logan Hawke in the TV series 'The Rookie' in 2018. In 2019 he starred as Eli in the 'Reliant' which won critical acclaim. The young actor was also active on Instagram where he enjoyed close to 13K followers. He frequently used to share pictures of himself with his co-stars and close friends along with his outdoor adventures. Sanders reportedly studied improv and stand-up comedy. He had received a 2021 Daytime Emmy nomination for his role as Leo in the ‘Just Add Magic’ spin-off. On '911: Lone Star' he played Brian in the 2022 episode Impulse Control. Sanders has the movie 'The Price We Pay' waiting for release.
‘How utterly heartbreaking is the news’
Tributes poured in for the actor as one of the users stated, “So sad to hear the news about #tylersanders . Praying for his family.” Another user posted, “How utterly heartbreaking is the news about #TylerSanders! Fligh high dude.” The next one tweeted, “Omg!! So so young! Praying for his loved ones and may he Rest Peacefully.” One user added, “So very young, gone to soon.... rip Tyler.” And, one posted, “So we’re never going to just address the elephant in the room of child actor stars. The whole industry is toxic.” Another individual concluded, “Has any1 paid attention to all these young people dying of strokes & heart attacks!!!??”
How utterly heartbreaking is the news about #TylerSanders! Fligh high dude x— Jessica Connolly (@fsjessx) June 17, 2022
Omg!! So so young! Praying for his loved ones and may he Rest Peacefully💔🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽— MARiE🖤 (@DontKnockMwa) June 17, 2022
so very young, gone to soon.... rip 🙏💛 Tyler— Dominic Ayers (@ayersdomm) June 17, 2022
So we’re never going to just address the elephant in the room of child actor stars. The whole industry is toxic.— Brent Brown (@Bbrown4040Brent) June 17, 2022
Has any1 paid attention to all these young people dying of strokes & ❤️ attacks!!!??💉💉🤔🤔— Jasmine Bibbs (@dbibb2540) June 17, 2022