Tributes paid to Euphoria star Angus Cloud, dead at 25: ‘Special to all of us in so many ways’

Angus Cloud, during a red carpet event, wears a white jacket with red graphics on it.

Tributes have been paid to Euphoria star Angus Cloud, who has died at just 25 years old.

Cloud was reportedly found dead at his family home. The cause of death has not been announced.

The actor’s family confirmed his sudden death in a statement Monday (31 July), saying: “It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today.

“As an artist, a friend, a brother and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways.”

“Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss. Angus is now reunited with his dead, who was his best friend.

“Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence.

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“We hope the world remembers him for his humour, laughter and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss.”

Best known for playing drug dealer Fezco in Euphoria, the actor also had roles in The Line and North Hollywood.

The official Euphoria Twitter page wrote that it was “incredibly saddened” to learn of his death, adding that he was “immensely talented” and a “beloved part” of the HBO series.

“We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time,” the statement added.

Responses to the news included from American singer Kid Cudi, who said: “This hurts man. One of the realest dudes in this business. F**k.”

Singer-songwriter Chloe Bailey also extended her sympathies in a post, saying: “Rest in peace angel.”

Voice actor Roger Clark also dedicated a post to the actor, saying: “Angus Cloud was a blossoming, natural talent. I couldn’t take my eyes off of him, he was magnetic. Rest in peace, too young.”

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