In the HBO series, he played Fez, Rue’s drug dealer, for two seasons.
The team of‘Euphoria is in mourning. Angus Cloud, who played drug dealer Fez on the HBO teen drama, has died. He was only 25 years old.
Oakland paramedics said they responded to a medical emergency around 11:30 a.m. Monday, and the patient was “already dead” upon their arrival on site. The cause of death is still unknown.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today,” Cloud’s family said in a statement. “As an artist, friend, brother and son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways. Last week he buried his father and struggled intensely with this grief. Our only comfort is knowing that Angus is now reunited with his father, who was his best friend. Angus was open about his fight for his mental health and we hope his passing will remind others that they are not alone and should not be fighting alone in silence..”
Angus Cloud was a classmate of Zendaya at the Oakland School for the Arts before being cast in Euphoria. He played Fezco O’Neill, aka Fez, an easy-going drug dealer. Appeared in both seasons ofEuphoria until now, Fez had struck up an unlikely romance with Rue’s friend Lexi, played by Maude Apatow. Season 2 ended with a police raid on Fez’s home.
“We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing ofAngus Cloud. He was extremely talented and part of the HBO family and Euphoria. We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”comments on the production and HBO.
We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/PLqkz5Rshc
—euphoria (@euphoriaHBO) July 31, 2023
The creator of the series Sam Levinsonin shock, sent a statement to EW: “There was no one else like Angus. He was too special, too talented and far too young to leave us so soon. He also struggled, like many of us, with addiction and I hope “He knew how many hearts he touched. I loved him. I will always love him. Rest in peace and God bless his family.”
Finally, Javon “Wanna” Walton, who played younger brother Fezco, shared this photo to say goodbye: