Actor Jackson Odell Found Dead at 20

He appeared on 'Goldbergs,' other shows
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2018 7:31 AM CDT
A clip of Jackson Odell singing on YouTube.   (YouTube)

(Newser) – A young actor and singer has been found dead in his suburban Los Angeles home at age 20, reports Variety. Jackson Odell, best known for a role as Ari Caldwell on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, was found unresponsive in his Tarzana residence on Friday. The cause of death was not clear, and the Los Angeles County coroner is investigating. Odell appeared on the ABC show in seasons 1 and 2, and he also appeared on The Fosters, Modern Family, Arrested Development, and iCarly, as well as in the 2011 movie Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, notes the AP. Odell also was a singer-songwriter, with several videos on YouTube and songwriting credits on the 2018 movie Forever My Girl. Odell's family posted a note on his Twitter page saying they are trying "to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately."

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