Buddy Duress dead at 38

Buddy Duress passed away after taking a 'drug cocktail'. Best known for his role opposite Robert Pattinson in the move Good Time, the actor was 38 when he died. Buddy, who was born Michael C. Stathis, first appeared on screen in the 2014 movie Heaven Knows What. He took the role shortly after his release from New York City's largest gaol, Rikers Island. He had been incarcerated on drugs charges. Buddy's brother, Christopher Stathis confirmed his death on Tuesday, telling People magazine Buddy died of “cardiac arrest from a drug cocktail” in November 2023.