Hollywood actor Cody Longo has been found dead, according to reports.
Longo, who starred in “Days of Our Lives,” “CSI: NY,” and “Hollywood Heights,” died suddenly at just 34 years old.
“Cody was our whole world,” a statement from Cody’s wife Stephanie, shared by Longo’s rep Alex Gittelson, said.
“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 added, “Cody was a dear friend and my heart breaks for his amazing wife and kids.
“He was such a loyal, loving, and talented person, and he will be greatly missed.”
Longo, who was born in Littleton, Colorado on March 4, 1988, began his career in the entertainment industry by appearing in several music videos before he made his film debut in the 2008 feature “Ball Don’t Lie.”
He subsequently appeared on the small screen for the first time during an episode of “Medium” that aired the following year.
The late performer went on to appear in supporting roles in various features over the following years, including “Fame” and “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish.”
The actor later made several appearances as Nicky Russo in the teen drama series “Make It Or Break It.”
Longo appeared as Nicholas Alamain in eight episodes of “Days of our Lives,” all of which aired in 2011.
The character’s part had previously been filled by Erik von Detten and Victor Webster.
The performer was also featured in two episodes of “CSI: NY” that aired that same year.
The late actor’s longest-running role was on the family drama series “Hollywood Heights,” which both premiered and concluded in 2012.
The dead body of the soap star was discovered by authorities on Wednesday in bed at a residence in Austin, Texas, TMZ reports.
Per the report, Longo’s wife Stephanie became concerned about his whereabouts and called the police for a welfare check when they later discovered him dead.
His wife became concerned when she couldn’t reach her husband.
Authorities arrived at the scene and kicked down the door when Longo didn’t answer.
They found him deceased in the bedroom.
A family member told TMZ that the actor had previously struggled with alcohol abuse.
No official cause of death has been revealed.