Jansen Panettiere dies actor brother of Hayden Panettiere was 28

Jansen Panettiere dies: actor, brother of Hayden Panettiere was 28

Jansen Panettiere

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Jansen Panettiere, the younger brother of actress Hayden Panettiere, who followed his sister into show business with appearances in Even Stevens, Blue’s Clues, Ice Age: The Meltdown and The Walking Dead, died Sunday in New York . he was 28

A representative for the actor confirmed the news but didn’t provide a cause of death or other details.

Born on September 25, 1994 in Palisades, NY, Panettiere earned his early voice acting success before landing an appearance on Disney Channel’s Even Stevens in 2002, starring a young Shia LaBeouf. Subsequent appearances include appearances on the sitcom Hope & Faith and the drama Third Watch in 2003, and the following year he voiced the recurring character Periwinkle on Blue’s Clues.

As a voice actor, his credits include 100 Things To Do Before Middle School, Robots, Ice Age: The Meltdown, and The X’s.

On screen, he has had roles in Nickelodeon’s The Last Day of Summer (which earned a Young Artist Award nomination), The Babysitters, Major Crimes, and a 2019 episode of The Walking Dead. His most recent work is the 2022 film Love and Love Not and he has roles in a number of projects in production.

Panettiere appeared alongside his sister in the 2004 Disney Channel film Tiger Cruise. In 2019, he starred in MTV’s How High 2. Hayden Panettiere is best known for her roles in the TV series Heroes and Nashville and the film series Scream.

Jansen Panettiere was also an artist and shared his images on Instagram and on his website.