British youngster star Mya-Lecia Naylor has died.
The 16-year-old actress, who was recognized for “Millie Inbetween” and “Virtually By no means”, two teen exhibits on CBBC, died on April 7 after collapsing, BBC Information studies. No additional particulars are recognized about her demise presently.
Along with her work on the BBC Kids’s community, Naylor appeared in “Cloud Atlas” alongside Tom Hanks and Halle Berry in 2012, in addition to “Code Purple” in 2013 and “Index Zero” in 2014. She was set to star within the upcoming second season of “Virtually By no means” and to seem within the pilot episode of “The Witcher”, a brand new Netflix collection starring Henry Cavill.
In a press release posted to their Instagram account, CBBC stated they might miss Naylor “enormously.” “Virtually By no means”, on which Naylor starred as Mya, the lead singer of a lady group who competes with a rival boy band, additionally posted to Instagram, providing their condolences to her household and associates.
“Mya-Lecia was a much-loved a part of the BBC Kids’s household, and a vastly gifted actress, singer and dancer,” CBBC stated, in accordance with “Virtually By no means”‘s Instagram submit. “We’ll miss her enormously and we’re positive that you’ll want to be part of us in sending all our like to her household and associates.”
Emily Atack, who co-starred with Naylor on “Virtually By no means”, took to Instagram to specific her grief.
“So shocked and unhappy to listen to about pretty Mya-Lecia Naylor. She was a gorgeous and gifted lady. A whole pleasure to be round on the set of ‘Virtually By no means’,” she wrote. “Sending all my like to her household and associates. Relaxation in peace lovely lady x”
Her different “Virtually By no means” co-stars, together with Harry Nonetheless, Tillie Thalia and Kimberly Wyatt, additionally posted Instagram tributes to the younger actress.
Paul Rose, the creator of “Virtually By no means”, described the information as “heartbreaking.”
Moreover, her “Millie Inbetween” co-star, Millie Innes, stated she was “devastated for Mya.”
“The ache of her passing has been terrible. Mya and I grew up collectively over the previous 5 years and had a particularly shut relationship,” she wrote of Naylor, who starred on the collection about two sisters whose dad and mom break up. “I’ll all the time cherish our friendship and the moments we spent collectively lovely lady ❤️ I’m devastated and heartbroken❤️ Thanks for all of your sort help. It means so much to me.”
Alice Webb, director of BBC Kids’s, which incorporates CBBC, stated information of Naylor’s demise had left her group “distraught and so terribly unhappy,” in accordance with BBC Information.
“She has shone so brightly on our screens, each in ‘Millie Inbetween’ and ‘Virtually By no means’, and it’s unthinkable that she received’t be a part of our journey going ahead,” she stated, describing Naylor as “an actual position mannequin for her younger followers.”
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