‘The Goldbergs’ actor Jackson Odell has died, aged 20

Actor Jackson Odell has died at the age of 20, it has been confirmed.

He was best known for his role as Ari Caldwell in season one and two of The Goldbergs. The actor also featured on ABC‘s Modern Family. 

Odell was also a singer-songwriter and wrote the soundtrack for the 2018 film Forever My Girl. The track ‘Wings of an Angel’ was sung by American Idol’s Lauren Alaina in the movie.

It has been reported that Odell died on Friday in San Fernando Valley, California. There’s said to be no suspicious circumstances.

His family released a statement which reads: “The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell.  He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul.

“He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward. Our wish is that the rest of the world does as well. We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately.”