Remembering Actor Lee Thompson Young: Suicide At 29

It’s been nearly seven years since Lee Thompson Young, who starred in the kids show “The Famous Jett Jackson” and had a recurring role on the popular television program “Rizzoli & Isles,” was found dead at the age of 29 from an apparent suicide.

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In 2013, the young actor took his own life and died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

“Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed,” said Young’s long-time manager Jonathan Baruch in a statement.

Lee’s mother, Velma Love, remembers her son well.

“He would just kind of seek out where ever he could get an