The actor Eddie Hassel, known among others for his participation in the film ‘The Boys are fine’, which was a candidate for four Oscars and winner of two Golden Globes in 2011, was shot dead early Sunday in Texas, according to his report. representative to Variety magazine.
According to the representative, the 30-year-old actor was shot by robbers who tried to steal his car, although the incident is being investigated by the police.
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 best 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 on the series ‘Maids and Wicked’ in 2013.