Published: Mon, June 11, 2018
Arts&Culture | By Matthew Castillo

Jackson Odell, recurring character on 'The Goldbergs,' dead at 20, coroner confirms

Jackson Odell, recurring character on 'The Goldbergs,' dead at 20, coroner confirms

Ariel Winter, 20, took to Instagram on June 10 to post a message about Jackson Odell's shocking death at the age of 20 and revealed that she's having a hard time with the sad news.

O'Dell is perhaps best known for playing Ari Caldwell on The Goldbergs.

Odell was found dead at a residence in Tarzana, California on Friday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Authorities initially reported that their were no signs of foul play when his body was found.

He had been acting since he was 12, appearing on TV shows such as Private Practice, iCarly, Modern Family and Arrested Development.

The young actor also starred in the 2011 film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer alongside Heather Graham. "He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul", a statement on the actor's website reads. Our family will always carry that truth forward.

Jackson often posted covers of hit songs to his YouTube account.

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