Angus Cloud Wiki – Angus Cloud Biography
Angus Cloud, who starred in the hit HBO series Euphoria, has died at the age of 25.vCloud, who played drug dealer Fezco “Fez” O’Neill in the teen drama, died Monday at his family’s home in Oakland, California, a publicist said. It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an amazing human being today,” a statement from Cloud’s family said. Cloud buried his father last week, according to the family, and was in a “mental health battle.” “The only consolation we have is knowing that Angus has now been reunited with his father, who was his best friend,” the statement read. “We hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight alone in silence.” No cause of death has been given.
Two weeks ago, Cloud posted a photo of his dad on Instagram and wrote, “Miss you breh.” A source close to Cloud’s family told Entertainment Tonight that Cloud “had been battling severe suicidal thoughts” after returning from Ireland, where he buried his father. Cloud was staying with his family, ET reported, “while he tried to work through the pain.” “We are very saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud. He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family,” HBO said in a statement. “We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”
Angus Cloud was 25 years old.
Angus Cloud Career, Tributes, More
Cloud had minor acting credits in two films, North Hollywood and The Line. He has also appeared in music videos for artists like Becky G, Karol G, and Juice WRLD. But his career really took off after he won the role of Fez, a high school drug dealer in Euphoria. The role made Cloud a breakout star, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and his character was expanded upon in season two. According to a 2019 interview with GQ, Cloud had no real aspirations to become a star, or even an actor. He used to work at a chicken and waffle restaurant, according to the magazine, and one day an agent from a casting company unexpectedly stopped him. “He was confused and didn’t want to give him my phone number,” Cloud told GQ. “I thought he was a scam.”
After first airing in June 2019, Euphoria quickly became a hit and by 2022 was the most tweeted-about TV show of the decade in the US. The main character, played by Zendaya, is a 17-year-old struggling with drug abuse, seen on screen taking the deadly opioid fentanyl and injecting himself with morphine. In 2022, Cloud defended allegations during an interview with TMZ that the show glorified drug use. His Euphoria co-star Javon “Wanna” Walton, known on the show as Cloud’s adoptive brother Ashtray, wrote on Instagram of Cloud’s death: “Rest easy bro.” On X, formerly known as Twitter, California Congresswoman Barbara Lee mourned the loss of “Oakland’s own.” “His immense talent touched the lives of countless people. His work and legacy will live on forever and make Oakland proud,” she posted. Actress Kerry Washington also posted on the platform: “You will be sorely missed. Rest in power.”