Austin Majors, a former child star, has passed away at the age of 27. He died on Saturday, and the exact cause of death is still unknown, according to the L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner. TMZ has reported that Majors died at a homeless housing facility in Los Angeles.
Born on November 23, 1995, Majors is best known for his portrayal of Theo Sipowicz, the son of Detective Andy Sipowicz played by Dennis Franz, on the TV series NYPD Blue, which was on the air from 1999 to 2004.
According to The Times, Clear Talent Group, who represented Austin Majors, stated that he was a kind and charitable individual with a deep love for the arts.
“A graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts with a passion for directing and music production, Austin’s talents were boundless. Our hearts, prayers, and condolences go out to his family.”
The Times also interviewed Kali Majors-Raglin, the sister of Austin Majors, who shared her thoughts about the late actor.
“Austin took great joy and pride in his acting career. From the time he was little, he never knew a stranger and his goal in life was to make people happy.”
In 2017, Austin Majors completed his degree in cinematography and film/video production at USC. Some of his other notable credits in film and television included Treasure Planet, Brother Bear, Elf, Threshold, and According to Jim.