Entertainment TV From Disney Channel's 'Jessie' and 'Descendants' to the Big Screen: Cameron Boyce's Life in Photos Cameron Boyce "passed away in his sleep due to a seizure," his family said in a statement to PEOPLE. He was 20. By Karen Mizoguchi Published on July 7, 2019 01:50 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 08 1999 VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images The star was born on May 28, 1999, in Los Angeles and was very close with his parents, Libby and Victor Boyce, as well as younger sister Maya. 02 of 08 2008 New Regency Pictures/Kobal/Shutterstock In May 2008, Boyce made his TV debut in the Panic! at the Disco music video, "That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed)", and months later in August, he made his feature film debut in the horror film Mirrors. 03 of 08 2011 Skai Jackson, Cameron Boyce, Karan Brar. Adam Rose/Disney Channel via Getty Image Boyce was cast in the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie as Luke Ross in September 2011. 04 of 08 2015 Descendants 3. David Bukach via Getty Images Boyce was cast in Disney's Descendants, playing Carlos, the son of Cruella de Vil. He would go on to portray the character for the animated spinoff Descendants: Wicked World and the 2017 sequel Descendants 2. 05 of 08 2016 Greg Gayne/Disney XD via Getty Images As his Disney Channel stardom rose, Boyce was also cast in the Disney XD series Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything as Conor. 06 of 08 2015 Vincent Sandoval/FilmMagic Jessie ran for four seasons until 2015. While filming Disney Channel projects, Boyce also starred in Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2 and voiced characters for TV series such as Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Spider-Man. 07 of 08 2017 Tibrina Hobson/Getty Image For his 18th birthday, Boyce gave back in a big way, supporting a charity called The Thirst Project, which aims to bring clean water to millions around the world. "I want to leave something so much bigger than myself when I'm gone," he told i-D magazine. "I don't want to waste time thinking about what I should do anymore — I just wanna do it." 08 of 08 2019 Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic In his final interview before his July 2019 death, Boyce said the "greatest way to fulfill" his life and legacy was to inspire others to give back.