Sebastián Athie, Disney Latin America star, dead at 24 – New York Post

Disney Channel Latin America star Sebastián Athie has died at 24.

The network shared the following statement on July 4 via Twitter:

“Rest in peace, Sebas. Your art and your smile stay forever. We regret the departure of Sebastián Athie and we will always remember him for his talent, companionship, professionalism and above all, enormous heart. We accompany his family, friends and fans in his farewell.”

Athie starred in Argentinian TV series “O11CE,” a teen drama about a prestigious youth soccer league that premiered on the channel in 2017. The young actor also worked on the Mexican drama “La Rosa de Guadalupe.”

The cause of death was not immediately confirmed, but friends and family paid tribute to the young actor on social media.

“I am very sad indeed,” said “O11CE” actor Santiago Stieben on Instagram. “I hesitated a lot to make this video — but I feel like I want to share with everyone the love I have for you. My hug to your family, my best memories with you always.”

Disney Channel Latin America star Sebastián Athie dead at 24
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The show’s co-star Guido Pennelli said, “I love you forever, brother.”

The National Association of Interpreters of Mexico, with whom Athie also worked as a translator, tweeted, “Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.”