Revealed: The cause of 20-year-old Disney star's death

The cause of Disney star Cameron Boyce’s death has been revealed.

Boyce, 20, was confirmed dead by his family to a US media outlet due to an “ongoing medical condition".

His family told ABC News on Saturday evening (local time), the actor “passed away in his sleep due to a seizure”.

TMZ claims the network has been told Boyce’s ongoing medical condition was epilepsy.

Disney actor Cameron Boyce pictured at an event in Inglewood, California in April. Boyce's caused of death has been revealed.
Cameron Boyce, 20, died from a seizure after reportedly living with epilepsy. Source: AAP (file pic)

He had reportedly been undergoing treatment for it.

Boyce has been acting since he was about 10 years old.

Among those paying tribute to Boyce following his death included fans and comedian Adam Sandler.

Sandler and Boyce starred in both Grown Ups films together.

The comedian played the father of Boyce’s character.

Adam Sandler and Cameron Boyce are pictured at 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards. Boyce starred with Sandler in the Grown Ups movies.
Pictured are Boyce and Adam Sandler, who has paid tribute to the Descendants actor. The pair starred alongside each other in Grown Ups. Source: Getty Images

In an Instagram post, Sandler wrote he “loved that kid” who was “too sweet” and “too funny”.

Boyce’s family said “the world is now undoubtedly without one of its brightest lights”.

“But his spirit will live on through the kindness and compassion of all who knew and loved him,” they said.

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