Cody Longo, a 34-year-old actor and singer, has died. A cause of death has yet to be made public.
Longo was found dead on Feb. 8 in his Austin, Texas, home, according to his representative Alex Gittelson.
“Cody was our whole world,” his wife Stephanie Longo said in a statement provided by Gittelson. “The kids and I are shattered and beyond devastated. He was the best dad and best father. We will always and forever miss you and love you.”
Gittelson himself added that the actor was “a dear friend going back many years” before he was a client.
Longo had taken some time away from acting to pursue his music career and spend more time with his family, but he was excited to get back into acting this year, Gittelson said.
Longo was born in 1988 in Denver, according to his website. He had roles in soap and movies, such as Fame, High School, and Piranha.
In January 2021, Longo pleaded guilty to misdemeanor simple assault in Colorado, Fox News reported. He was charged in November 2020 with sexual assault on a child in relation to a 2019 incident with a nine-year-old girl in Colorado. The charge was later dismissed after Longo reached a plea deal.
In November 2020, Longo was arrested in Clarksville on a domestic assault charge after a fight with his wife while drunk. According to police, Longo pushed his wife’s face with his forearm. He denied the allegations.
The CNN Wire and Lorenz Duchamps contributed to this report.
From The Epoch Times