Hollywood has been in grief after hearing the tragic news of Angus Cloud’s passing. He was a gifted American actor who was only 25 years old and well-known for playing Fezco “Fez” O’Neill in the hit series Euphoria. The brilliantly realized portrayal of the cynical drug dealer by Cloud, added even more charm to the Emmy Award-winning show.

Angus Cloud
Angus Cloud

His family, who have asked for privacy at this painful time of overwhelming loss, have been severely affected by the sudden tragedy. Although his cause of death has not been made public, it is known that Cloud was suffering greatly from sadness following the recent death of his father. Given that he had a deep and strong relationship with his father, this loss had a major impact on him. Furthermore, rumors claim that he had been dealing with mental health concerns, making his passing even more heartbreaking.

Following the passing of Angus Cloud, the hit television series Euphoria‘s creator Sam Levinson gave a moving eulogy.

How did Angus Cloud land the role in the hit show Euphoria?

Angus Cloud‘s acting career had a breakthrough in the year 2019 when he got his big break as a cast member of the popular HBO series Euphoria. The show focuses on the lives of high school kids handling difficult issues like s*x, drugs, and violence in California. It’s interesting to note that before Euphoria, Cloud had no acting background. When a casting agent saw him on a New York street, Cloud’s luck changed.

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Angus Cloud
Angus Cloud

Cloud met with the series creator Sam Levinson and casting director Jennifer Venditti despite his first skepticism, who both sensed huge potential in him. After ‘literally plucking him from street’ they gave him the opportunity to co-star in the show with Zendaya.

Some people thought Angus Cloud was exactly like his character Fezco because of his authentic performance. He respectfully denied those claims, which proves his acting skills were so profound that people often forgot that it was just a character he was portraying.

Angus Cloud’s other projects besides the show Euphoria

Angus Cloud spent his high school years creating sets and lighting for his school’s shows before appearing on the popular show. After his graduation, he enrolled in the renowned Oakland School for the Arts, where his primary area of study was technical theater.

He also played a supporting role in his first movie, The Line, which came out on June 9, 2023, in addition to Euphoria. He had previously made appearances in music videos for prominent artists like Juice WRLD and Becky G. Additionally, Cloud was supposed to appear in the sixth Scream movie.

Angus Cloud
Angus Cloud

Along with a superb supporting cast that included Kathryn Newton, Giancarlo Esposito, and Dan Stevens, Cloud was also set to appear in a future Universal Monsters film. It was planned for release in April 2024 and was directed by Radio Silence. The name of the movie has not been confirmed yet. His future looked so promising, and all of these projects indicated that he was going to be very successful, thus his early passing is all the more tragic.

Sam Levinson’s moving eulogy for Angus Cloud

Angus Cloud, the adored actor who tragically passed away at the young age of 25, is receiving numerous heartfelt tributes. But the eulogy given by the show’s creator, of which Cloud was an important part, was the most touching of all.

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Sam Levinson
Sam Levinson

Sam Levinson, the creator, and director of the Euphoria series, expressed his deep condolences and said that Cloud was “too special, too talented, and way too young to leave us so soon” in a recent statement gathered by Variety.

Cloud came across difficulties, and Levinson acknowledged them, stating that he, like many others, struggled with addiction and depression. In his statement, Levinson expressed his admiration for the talented actor and his sincere condolences to Cloud’s family.

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Source: Comicbook


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