TMZ Report: Smallville’s “Cyborg” Lee Thompson Young Has Died At 29TMZ Report: Smallville’s “Cyborg” Lee Thompson Young Has Died At 29
TMZ is reporting that actor Lee Thompson Young has passed away. TMZ Report: Smallville’s “Cyborg” Lee Thompson Young Has Died At 29

Smallville-CyborgTMZ this morning posted some unfortunate news for fans of actor Lee Thompson Young — the former star of The Famous Jett Jackson, whose later credits included Flash Forward and a recurring role as Victor Stone aka “Cyborg” on Smallville, has passed away. Young could currently be seen on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles.

He was only 29 years old.

TMZ is reporting that Young was found with a gunshot wound that was apparently self-inflicted. Hopefully more information will be available soon.

You can read the entire TMZ report here.

UPDATE: Rizzoli & Isles creator/writer/executive producer Janet Tamaro has made a Tweet that confirms today’s sad news. “We are all without the words to truly express our collective grief and profound sadness at the loss of such a sweet, bright light,” she posted today on the Twitter social network. She also made a separate Tweet that included the hashtag #RIPLeeThompsonYoung.

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KSiteTV Editor-In-Chief Craig Byrne has been writing about TV on the internet since 1995. He is also the author of several published books, including Smallville: The Visual Guide and the show’s Official Companions for Seasons 4-7.