In a heart-wrenching incident that has left the entertainment world in shock, talented actor Angus Cloud, widely recognized for his role in the popular series “Euphoria,” has passed away at the age of 25.
The unfortunate event occurred at his family’s residence in Oakland, leading to an immediate response from the Oakland Police Department and Fire Department following a 911 call placed by Angus Cloud’s mother around 11:30 AM on Monday.
The emergency call reported a “possible overdose,” and upon their arrival, the responders discovered Angus unconscious, without a pulse.
Despite their best efforts, he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Authorities have initiated a thorough investigation to ascertain the cause of his untimely demise.
Angus’s family, devastated by the loss of their beloved son, brother, and friend, expressed their profound sorrow, stating, “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.” They further disclosed that Angus had been battling severe suicidal thoughts after his return from Ireland, where he had laid his father to rest. In an attempt to cope with the immense grief, he had sought solace with his family during this challenging period.
The family shared that Angus was open about his struggles with mental health, and they hope his passing serves as a reminder to others that they are not alone in their struggles and should seek support instead of battling in silence. They also found some comfort in knowing that Angus has reunited with his late father, whom he cherished as his best friend. The family requested privacy as they try to come to terms with this devastating loss.
While the precise circumstances surrounding Angus Cloud’s passing have not been disclosed by the family, there are indications that it might be connected to his efforts to cope with his father’s death.
Angus Cloud’s talent and charisma had earned him recognition and acclaim in Hollywood. Most notably, he portrayed the compelling character of Fezco in the popular HBO series “Euphoria” from 2019 to 2022, where he played the role of both a drug dealer and a guardian angel to Zendaya’s character, Rue Bennett. Beyond this, he had also made noteworthy appearances in films like “The Line” and “North Hollywood,” in addition to making appearances and cameos in music videos for artists such as Becky G, Karol G, and Juice WRLD. The entertainment industry had been eagerly awaiting the release of his two upcoming projects.
During an interview in March 2022, Angus Cloud passionately defended his work in “Euphoria” against allegations of glorifying drug use. He firmly believed that the series shed light on the harsh realities faced by today’s teenagers and young adults in America.
The passing of Angus Cloud has undoubtedly left a void in the entertainment world. The industry will remember him not just for his remarkable talent but also for his sense of humor, infectious laughter, and love for all. As we mourn his loss, let us be reminded of the importance of addressing mental health issues openly and offering support to those who may be struggling silently.
May Angus Cloud rest in peace.