Tyler Sanders was a promising young actor with a bright future ahead of him. He became well-known after playing the childhood version of Jake Otto in the hit horror drama, ‘Fear the Walking Dead.’ Sadly, Tyler has passed away at the young age of 18.
TMZ reports that Tyler died on Thursday in his Los Angeles home. The cause of his death is unclear. An autopsy will be performed over the next few days.
Tyler’s representative, Pedro Tapia, said that he was a good kid who came from a good family. The investigation into the circumstances of his passing will provide some answers, according to Tapia. It is too early to speculate on what happened at this point.
Tyler Sanders’ career began at the age of ten. He won an Emmy for his work on Amazon’s “Just Add Magic: Mystery City.” Tyler has also appeared in the hit show 9-1-1.
Sanders’ other work includes JLW Academy, Little Socrates, The Radical, and more. He studied improv and standup comedy. In 2017, he shot a pilot with Leah Remini that was not picked up.
The sad news will hit Tyler Sanders fans very hard. He was far too young. Everybody at Thirsty sends our condolences out to his family, friends, coworkers, and loved ones.