Lee Thompson Young, Detective Barry Frost on Rizzoli & Isles, Dead at 29

Posted by at 12:17 pm on August 19, 2013

Lee Thompson YoungDisney Channel’s The Famous Jett Jackson Star Lee Thompson Young was found dead at his Los Angeles apartment on Monday morning.

Per TMZ, which was first to report on the tragedy, the 29-year-old actor suffered a fatal gunshot wound that appeared to be self-inflicted.

Not long after the news broke, Rizzoli & Isles creator Janet Tamaro remembered Young on Twitter:

We are all without the words to truly express our collective grief and profound sadness at the loss of such a sweet, bright light.

Young’s TV credits include the title role in Disney Channel’s The Famous Jett Jackson (which ran from 1998 to 2001), Scrubs, FlashForward and Smallville (where he played Cyborg). On Rizzoli, he has costarred as Detective Barry Frost since the TNT series’ pilot.

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