Cameron Mica Boyce (May 28, 1999 – July 6, 2019) was an American actor, dancer and model, best known for his roles in the feature films, Mirrors, Eagle Eye and Grown Ups, as well as for his co-starring role as "Luke Ross" on the Disney Channel comedy series, Jessie.
In May 2008, Boyce made his television debut on the Panic! at the Disco music video, "That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed)", appearing as a kid version of the guitarist Ryan Ross. Then, in July, he appeared in a recurring role, Michael "Stone" Cates Jr., on the nighttime soap opera General Hospital: Night Shift. In August of that year, he made his feature film debut with a co-starring role in the horror film Mirrors, as well as appearing in the mystery-thriller film Eagle Eye that fall.
In June 2010, Boyce co-starred as Keith Feder, the spoiled son of Adam Sandler's character, in the comedy film Grown Ups, and appeared later that same year showing off his dance skills on the web series. The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.
In 2009, Boyce also made a cameo in a Burger King commercial, showcasing the movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Boyce, three other children, and Autobots Skids and Mudflap wait for Bumblebee to transform, which ends up being just a regular Camaro. The kids walk away disappointed, where Skid says, "It's just some dude's car."
In April 2011, Boyce made a guest appearance on the Disney Channel series Good Luck Charlie and later that month he was one of the featured dancers in a Royal Wedding tribute on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. In June 2011, he had a small role as one of Judy's classmates in the family comedy film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer and in August, he was one of the featured dancers on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up.
In September 2011, Boyce was cast in a co-starring role on the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie in the role of Luke Ross. During pre-production of the show, the role of Luke was originally intended to be a boy named Hiro adopted from Korea, but casting directors were impressed with Boyce during the audition process, and ultimately decided to recreate the role specifically for him.
In 2015, Boyce was a member of the main cast of Disney's Descendants, playing Carlos, the son of Cruella de Vil. He later reprised the character for the animated shorts Descendants: Wicked World and in the 2017 sequel Descendants 2. In March 2018, Boyce was cast in the ABC comedy television pilot, Steps, in the role of Becker.
Boyce lived in the Los Angeles area with his parents, Libby and Victor Boyce, and his younger sister. His favorite style of dance was break. Along with four of his friends, he was a member of the breakdancing crew "X Mob". His father is black, of Afro-Caribbean and African-American descent. His mother, who is white, is Jewish. His paternal grandmother, Jo Ann (Allen) Boyce, was one of the Clinton Twelve, the first African-Americans to attend an integrated high school in the south, in 1956, as ordered by Brown v. Board of Education.
In a span of 40 days in 2017, Boyce helped raise over $27,000 for the Thirst Project, which helps bring clean water to underdeveloped countries.
On July 6, 2019, Boyce died "due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated." He was 20 years old at the time of his death. An autopsy was performed, but release of a cause of death was deferred, "pending further investigation". On July 9, 2019, Boyce's family confirmed that his death was caused by an epileptic seizure and that Boyce had previously been diagnosed with epilepsy.
Full Name at Birth
Cameron Mica Boyce
Cameron Tyler Boyce
Cameron Mica Boyce
Cameron Micah Boyce
20 (age at death)
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Date of Death
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Actor, dancer, model
Claim to Fame
Mirrors, Jessie, Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything, Descendants films
Osbrink Talent Agency
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, Subaru (2008)
Kellogg’s Fruit Loops Cereal (2009)
Charter Cable (2011)
Bisquick Shake N Pour (2011)
Burger King’s Marvel Superheroes (2012)
American Red Cross’s Pillowcase Project (2014)
Tall Mocha Frappuccino (Starbucks Drink)