Eddie Hassell, ‘The Kids Are All Right’ actor, dead at 30

Sarah Carty
·Features & Style Editor
·1-min read

Actor Eddie Hassell has died at the age of 30 after reportedly being shot in Texas in a suspected carjacking.

According to Variety, Eddie, who was best known for his roles in The Kids Are Alright and Surface, was shot on Sunday morning

Eddie Hassell attends Kari Feinstein's Pre-Golden Globes Style Lounge at the W Hollywood on January 10, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
Actor Eddie Hassell has died at the age of 30. Photo: Getty Images

His manager reportedly told the publication his death is being investigated by police.

Eddie, who was born in 1990, moved to LA when he was just 11 to pursue an acting career.

He landed numerous roles, including in Aaron Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and famously as Clay on The Kids Are All Right, alongside Julianne Moore and Annette Bening.

 Olesya Rulin, Eddie Hassell, Joey King, Kristin Chenowith, Lisa Lauren Smith and Chase Maser attend "Family Weekend" New York Screening at Chelsea Clearview Cinemas on March 21, 2013 in New York City.
Eddie Hassell with the cast of "Family Weekend" in 2013. Photo: Getty Images
Eddie Hassell attends the "jOBS" Premiere during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2013 in Park City, Utah.
Eddie appeared in 'Jobs' in 2013. Photo: Getty Images

Eddie also appeared in the 2013 Steve Jobs biopic Jobs as Chris Espinosa and played Jackson in Family Weekend with Kristin Chenoweth and Joey King.

Speaking with Elle magazine in 2013 after working with Ashton Kutcher on Jobs, Eddie talked about his dream role, revealing it would be “being in a Tim Burton film or a horror film, or a vampire. I've always been into Halloween”.

Hi most recent acting credit online is as a waiter in Oh Lucy, a 2017 American-Japanese drama.

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