The actor Angus Cloud’s tragic, unexpected death occurred about two months ago, and on Thursday (Sept. 21) the cause of death was made public. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Alameda County Coroner determined that Cloud’s death was due to intoxication brought on by the combination of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl, and benzodiazepines. Overdosing was determined to be the cause of death.
The star’s family revealed his passing on July 31, the actor was just 25 years old.
“It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today. As an artist, a friend, a brother, and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways. Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss. The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend. Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence,” stated the comment. “We hope the world remembers him for his humor, laughter, and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss.”
On HBO’s Emmy-winning drama Euphoria, directed by Sam Levinson and starring Zendaya, Cloud was known as the affable, beloved drug dealer Fezco. The actor’s passing was lamented by the show’s official Twitter account, which posted, “We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”