TORONTO ACTOR JAHMIL FRENCH WHO STARRED ON ‘DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION’ DEAD AT 29

Jahmil French, star of Degrassi: The Next Generation and Soundtrack, dead at 29 - Tributes pour in for Toronto-born star on social media as news of his death emerges

ACTOR JAHMIL FRENCH WHO STARRED ON ‘DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION’ DEAD AT 29

Canadian actor Jahmil French, who is best known for his role as Dave Turner in teen series Degrassi: The Next Generation, has died.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French,” the 29-year-old’s agent Gabrielle Kachman told CTV News Toronto on Tuesday. “He will be remembered by many for his passion for the arts, his commitment to his craft, and his vibrant personality.”

“I ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.” READ MORE


JAHMIL FRENCH, STAR OF DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION AND SOUNDTRACK, DEAD AT 29

Jahmil French, star of Degrassi: The Next Generation and Soundtrack, dead at 29
Tributes pour in for Toronto-born star on social media as news of his death emerges

Jahmil French, the Toronto-born star of Degrassi: The Next Generation, has died, his manager confirmed to CBC News. He was 29.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French,” Gabrielle Kachman said in a statement.

The circumstances of his death were not disclosed.

“He will be remembered by many for his passion for the arts, his commitment to his craft, and his vibrant personality. I ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time,” Kachman added.

Tributes for French, who played Dave Turner in the teen series Degrassi and also starred in the Netflix series Soundtrack, poured in on social media Tuesday as co-stars and colleagues learned of his death. READ MORE


JAHMIL FRENCH, ‘DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION’ ACTOR, DEAD AT 29

(CNN) Jahmil French, an actor known for his role as Dave Turner on the Canadian series “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” has died, according to his manager, Gabrielle Kachman. He was 29.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French,” Kachman said in a statement. “He will be remembered by many for his passion for the arts, his commitment to his craft, and his vibrant personality. I ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.”

No details on the cause of death were made available.

French’s other credits included Netflix’s “Soundtrack,” the Pop series “Let’s Get Physical,” and the film “Boost.” READ MORE


DEGRASSI STARS PAY TRIBUTE TO JAHMIL FRENCH FOLLOWING THE TORONTO ACTOR’S DEATH AT AGE 29

Toronto-born actor Jahmil French, known for his roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation as well as Netflix’s Soundtrack, has tragically passed away at the young age of 29.

French starred in Degrassi as the beloved Dave Turner, and the news of his sudden death was announced on social media Monday night.

Many of his Degrassi co-stars have since taken to Twitter to share tributes to the late Canadian actor, including Melinda Shankar — who played French’s love interest Alli Bhandari on Degrassi. READ MORE

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