The artist known for his roles in “Surface” and “The kids are all right” was 30 years old. He was shot in the stomach in a Dallas suburb. It is believed that it was a robbery attempt
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Eddie Hassell, at a premiere in Los Angeles
The actor Eddie Hassel , known among others for his participation in the film ” The Kids Are All Right “, which was a candidate for four Oscars and winner of two Golden Globes in 2011, was shot dead in the early hours of Sunday in Texas, according to reported his rep to Variety magazine.
According to the representative , the 30-year-old actor was shot by assailants who tried to steal his car , although the incident is being investigated by the police.
Hassel had minor roles in the films “2012”, “The Family Tree” and “Jobs”
As quoted by CNN station, Grand Prairie, Texas police said in a news release that they responded to a shooting early Sunday morning and found Hassell with apparent gunshot wounds. He was transferred to a hospital, where he passed away .
According to the New York Times , Hassell was shot in front of his girlfriend's apartment in Grand Prairie, a suburb of Dallas.
Hassell was born on July 16, 1990, in Corsicana, Texas. He played several small roles during the 2000s and 2010s, but is mostly known for his role as Clay in the 2010 film “The Boys Are All Right” starring Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo.
He also appeared on the NBC show ” Surface ” and the series ” Devious Maids ” in 2013. Among his hobbies, he loved surfing and skating.
(With information from EFE)