His death shocked fans of the series. Euphoria “. American actor Angus Cloud, one of the stars of the successful program, is died in July at the age of 25 of an “accidental overdose,” a medical examiner said Thursday.
“Angus Cloud died from a deadly mixture of fentanylcocaine, methamphetamine and benzodiazepine in what is considered an accidental overdose,” said a spokesperson for the Alameda County, California Department of Forensic Medicine.
“Angus suffered from acute intoxication linked to this mixture of ,” he said. The actor played drug dealer Fezco “Fez” O’Neill alongside the actress Zendaya In the series “Euphoria”one of HBO’s biggest hits, winning multiple Emmy Awards.
A fight against mental illness
He had had to deal with the recent death of his father and suffered from mental health problems, his family said when announcing his death. “Angus spoke openly about his battle with mental illness and we hope his ping will remind others that they are not alone and do not have to fight alone in silence,” she said in a statement.
The series “Euphoria” offers a dark chronicle of the lives of contemporary American adolescents, for whom drug addiction and violence are part of everyday life. The production was praised by critics, but also heavily criticized online, accused of glorifying drug use.
The soap opera allowed Angus Cloud to obtain his first role. “We hope that the world will remember him for his humor, his laughter and his love for everyone,” his family further greeted in their press release.