Houston Tumlin, who rose to fame as a child actor 15 years ago in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, has died at the age of 28.
Shelby County Coroner Lina Evans TMZ that the child star took his own life on Tuesday afternoon inside his home in Pelham, Alabama.
Houston’s sister Hayden paid tribute to her brother in a heartbreaking Instagram post.
Alongside a photo of them together, she penned: “‘I lost my brother yesterday.
“This doesn’t feel real or right to be without him. He was so special to us. I will love you forever, bubba.”
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