"Euphoria" Star Angus Cloud Dead at 25

"Euphoria" star Angus Cloud died at age 25, TMZ reported on July 31. According to a statement from his family, the outlet noted that the actor was at his family's home in Oakland, CA. "It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today," they said in the statement. "As an artist, a friend, a brother and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways."

Their statement continued, "Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss. The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, 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."

In conclusion, they said, "We hope the world remembers him for his humor, laughter and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss." Reps for Cloud did not immediately respond to POPSUGAR's request for comment.

Though Cloud's cause of death is still unknown, according to TMZ, the Oakland Police Department has opened an investigation. The outlet also reported that police and the local fire department responded to a 911 call made by Cloud's mother around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, in which she noted a "possible overdose" and said the actor did not have a pulse. He was later pronounced dead on the scene.

Shortly after news of Cloud's death broke, his "Euphoria" costar Javon Walton paid tribute to him on Instagram. "rest easy brother❤️🕊️," he wrote in the caption beneath a photo of the two of them together. The official "Euphoria" Twitter account also posted a statement that read, "We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time."

Cloud rose to stardom for his role as drug dealer Fezco "Fez" O'Neill on the HBO drama, a character he played for two seasons. He also starred in this year's thriller movie "The Line" with Alex Wolff, Halle Bailey, and Austin Abrams and previously appeared in 2021's "North Hollywood." According to Variety, he was cast opposite Melissa Barrera in a new monster flick from "Scream 6" directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, which he finished filming before his death.