Musician And Actor Jackson Odell Dead At 20

Musician and actor Jackson Odell died on Friday in Tarzana, California. He was 20.

Odell was in show business from the young age of 12, and had appeared in episodes of Freeform’s “The Fosters,” ABC’s “Modern Family” and Nickelodeon’s “iCarly,”. He also played the character Zeke in the 2011 movie “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer,” according to IMDB.

Odell, who played Ari Caldwell on the hit comedy “The Goldbergs,” died at a “sober living facility,” the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office said. No other information was available on Sunday, pending “additional investigation.”

Odell’s family acknowledged his death Sunday afternoon in a post on Twitter:

As a musician, Odell wrote music for the films “Forever My Girl” and “Great Plains.”

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