Player Cody Longo Of ‘Days Of Our Lives’ In Addition To ‘Hollywood Heights’ Dies At 34

A man in a black-and-leopard leather jacket stares ahead on an awards show red carpet

Cody Longo arrives at the 60th Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in 2018.

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Actor too musician Cody Longo, known for his role inwards the lather opera “Days of Our Lives,” was plant dead Friday at his habitation in Austin, Texas, a example confirmed to The Times. He was 34.

Police were called to the habitation afterwards Longo’s married woman, who had been working at a trip the light fantastic toe studio, struggledto accomplish him on Friday, the player’s illustration too friend Alex Gittelson said. They plant Longo lying unresponsive on his bed. Though the effort of his death has not been determined, family unit members reported that Longo had dealt with alcoholism as well as underwent rehab this summer.

“Cody was our whole earth,” Longo’second wife, Stephanie Clark, said inward a statement. “The kids in addition to I are shattered and beyond devastated. He was the best dad as well as best begetter. We will e’er and forever young lady you lot in addition to honeyy’all.”

Longo started acting as a teenager together with constitute his big interruption equally a recurring graphic symbol in the teen drama “Make It or Break It” in 2009. He is best known for his roles in the NBC as well as now-Peacock lather opera “Days of Our Lives,” in 2011. He likewise appeared every bit rock star Eddie Duran inward the Nick at Nite show “Hollywood Heights.”

In recent years, Longo — who also was at times credited every bit Cody Anthony — stepped aside from acting to pursue his music career as well as spend more than fourth dimension amongst family unit inwardNashville, Gittelson said.

“We had kept inwards impact regularly too he was excited to get dorsum into acting this year,” he said in an electronic mail. “Cody was such a loyal, loving together with talented mortal together with he will be greatly missed.”

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Jonah Valdez is a reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Before joining The Times as a fellow member of the 2021-22 Los Angeles Times Fellowship form, he worked for theSouthern California News Group, where he covered breaking intelligence as well as wrote accolade-winning feature stories on topics such equally mass shootings, undertaking in addition to human trafficking, too movements for racial jurist. Valdez was raised inward San Diego as well as attended La Sierra University inward Riverside, where he edited the campus newspaper. Before graduating, Valdez interned at his hometown paper, the San Diego Union-Tribune, amongst its Watchdog investigations team. His previous piece of work tin can be institute in Voice of San Diego andthe San Diego Reader. When not working, Valdez finds joy inward writing as well as reading verse, running, thrifting in addition to experiencing food as well as music with friends too family unit.