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Remembering Angus Cloud: A rising star’s untimely departure

On Monday, the entertainment industry was met with the devastating news of Angus Cloud’s
untimely death. The 25-year-old actor, best known for his role as Fezco in the hit HBO series
“Euphoria,” had completed filming two roles for upcoming films before his passing.
Cloud’s breakout role as the enigmatic drug dealer Fezco on “Euphoria” catapulted him to
stardom. His portrayal of the complex character earned him critical acclaim and a dedicated fan
base. As he walked the streets of Manhattan, little did he know that his life was about to change
forever when he got cast in the Emmy-winning drama series.
Aside from “Euphoria,” Angus Cloud had several exciting projects in the pipeline. One of them
was the Universal untitled monster thriller, directed by the filmmaking trio Radio Silence,
consisting of Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, and Chad Villella. The project was shrouded in
mystery, but it was once titled “Dracula’s Daughter” and revolved around a group of kidnappers
abducting young people, one of whom becomes the titular character. Cloud’s role in this
anticipated film was sure to be another standout performance.
In addition to the monster thriller, Cloud had also wrapped filming on “My Lucky Day,” a horror
thriller directed by Dan Brown. The movie’s ensemble cast included Sterling Beaumon, Jessica
Garza, and Jason O’Mara. Set on Christmas Eve, the film centered around a hostage situation
at a convenience store over a winning lottery ticket worth a staggering $156 million. The film’s
gripping plot promised to showcase Cloud’s versatility and talent once again.
Beyond his acting career, Angus Cloud was a compassionate advocate for mental health
awareness. His passing is a poignant reminder that mental health struggles are not to be fought
alone and in silence. In a statement released by his family, they shared his battle with mental
health and hoped that his passing would inspire others to seek support and not feel isolated.
As an artist, friend, brother, and son, Angus Cloud touched the hearts of many. His humor,
laughter, and love for everyone will be cherished by those who had the privilege of knowing him.
While the world mourns the loss of this incredible talent, his family asks for privacy as they
process the profound grief.
Angus Cloud’s untimely departure leaves a void in the entertainment industry, but his impact will
endure through his exceptional performances and advocacy work. As fans and colleagues
remember him, let us also remember the importance of reaching out to those battling mental
health issues and offering support and understanding. In honoring Angus Cloud’s memory, we
can continue to raise awareness and strive for a world where no one fights their


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