'Degrassi' actor Jahmil French dies at 29

Jahmil French is shown at a screening event, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J. Jahmil French is shown at a screening event, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J. | Photo: AP Photo / StarPix, Dave Allocca.

WNYT Staff
Updated: March 02, 2021 06:32 PM
Created: March 02, 2021 06:21 PM

Jahmil French, known for playing Dave Turner for several seasons on the long-running Canadian teen drama "Degrassi: The Next Generation," has died. He was 29.

NBC's Today reports French’s agent confirmed the news.

No cause of death was given.

Tributes from his co-stars are pouring in on social media.


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