Cody Longo dies: ‘Days of Our Lives’ actor was 34

Cody Longo (aka Cody Anthony), an actor best known for his role as Nicholas Almine in the NBC daytime drama Days of our lives and as Eddie Duran Hollywood Heights, has died, his manager Alex Gitelson confirmed to Deadline. He was 34.

According to TMZ, Longo was found dead at his home in Austin on Wednesday. His wife, Stephanie Clark, became concerned that he could not be reached while he was working at a local dance studio and asked the police to conduct a welfare check. He was found dead in bed when officers arrived, TMZ reported.

“Cody was our whole world,” Clarke said in a statement to Deadline. “The kids and I are devastated and devastated. He was the best father and the best father. We will always and forever miss you and love you.”

According to his biography on IMDB, Longo began his career in theater before moving to Los Angeles for film and television.

Longo portrays Nicholas Almain Days of our lives In 2011. He played the lead role of Eddie Duran Hollywood Heights. The Nick at Night/Teen Nick series follows aspiring singer-songwriter Lauren Tate (Brittany Underwood), whose life changes forever when she crosses paths with her rock-star idol Eddie Duran (Longo).

His other TV credits included guest/recurring roles CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Brothers and Sisters And more recently Nashville, The Catch And Secrets and lies. He also has film work wild flower And Not today.

His longtime friend and manager Alex Gitelson paid tribute to Longo in a statement to Deadline.

“Cody was a dear friend, going back many years before he became a client,” Gitelson said. “My heart breaks for his amazing wife and beautiful children. He took some time off from acting to pursue his music career and spend more time with his family in Nashville, but we kept in touch regularly and he was excited to return to acting this year. Cody was a loyal, loving and talented person and will be greatly missed.

Longo is survived by his wife Stephanie and three young children.

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