Former Disney Star Lee Thompson Young Dead at 29

Source: Lesley Messer / ABC News

Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young was found dead today in his apartment, a Los Angeles police official told ABC News. He was 29.

Police did not immediately disclose details or a cause of death.

Young most recently was featured on the show “Rizzoli & Isles.”

He rose to fame as the star of the Disney show “The Famous Jett Jackson,” which aired from 1998 to 2001. He went on to act in films including “Friday Night Lights” (as Chris Comer) and “Akeelah and the Bee.”

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