The young 'Barry Allen' actor on The CW’s 'The Flash,' Logan Williams, unexpectedly died on Thursday. He was 16.
The cause of his death is yet to be disclosed.
Speaking to Tri-City News, Williams’ mother, Marlyse Williams, claimed the young actor carried immense potential to be an incredible star. In fact, his potential was quite obvious ever since he was nominated for best newcomer at the Union of British Columbia Performers Awards in 2015.
Following the news of his tragic death, Williams’ former castmates took to social media to express their condolences. The titular star of The Flash, Grant Gustin, shared a picture alongside Williams on Instagram.
Just hearing the devastating news that Logan Williams has passed away suddenly. This picture was early in the filming of The Flash pilot episode back in 2014. I was so impressed by not only Logan’s talent but his professionalism on set.
The actor continued, “My thoughts and prayers will be with him and his family during what is I’m sure an unimaginably difficult time for them. Please keep Logan and his family in your thoughts and prayers during what has been a strange and trying time for us all. Sending love to everyone.”
Likewise, John Wesley Shipp, who plays the young actor’s father, 'Harry Allen,' on The Flash, expressed his grief taking to Twitter
Born in 2003, in Vancouver, Canada, Logan Williams made his acting debut with the Hallmark film 'The Color of Rain' (2014), alongside Warren Christie and Lacey Chabert. He went on to make appearances on 'The Whispers' (2015), 'The Flash' (2014-2015), 'Supernatural' (2015), and 'When Calls the Heart' (2014-16).
Logan Williams is survived by his parents, grandparents, uncles, and aunts.