Tributes have poured in for the “immensely talented” Euphoria star Angus Cloud following his tragic death at the age of 25.

The US actor, who starred as the sweet natured drug dealer Fezco O’Neill on the popular HBO series, died on Monday. HBO said in a statement: “We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud.

“He was immensely talented and a beloved part of the HBO and Euphoria family. We extend our deepest condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time.”

Drake, who is an executive producer on Euphoria, shared a photo of Angus from March of 2022 at the Revolve Social Club in LA. Accompanying the image, he penned: “Good soul,” and added a tearful emoji and a dove.

The acting world was left reeling following the news of his death, including West Side Story’s Rachel Zegler. The US actress tweeted: “Please remember how loved you are. This world is so quick to make you feel otherwise. There are reasons to stick around. And this world needs you. Oh, angus. we celebrate you.”

Scandal star Kerry Washington told Cloud to “rest in power” on Twitter, adding “you will be deeply missed”, while British model and actress Suki Waterhouse said she was “heartbroken” following the news.

Supermodel Gigi Hadid said while she only "got to work with him a couple of times", she was "immediately drawn to his kind, gentle spirit".

Angus was one of the breakout stars of Euphoria, appearing in both series of the Sam Levinson-directed drama alongside stars Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney and Jacob Elordi.

He was most often in scenes alongside his partner in crime Ashtray, played by Javon Walton. Sharing a picture of the pair on Instagram, Walton wrote: “Rest easy brother” and later “forever family.”

Meanwhile, Kathrine Narducci, who played his on-screen grandmother Marie O’Neill on Euphoria, described him as a “gentle beautiful soul” who “exited [too] soon” on Twitter.

Storm Reid, who plays Zendaya’s on-screen younger sister Gia Bennett, shared a clip of him laughing on the show to her Instagram Story, captioning it: “The tears just won’t stop.” Alexa Demie, who plays Maddy Perez, posted a heartbroken emoji on her Instagram Story.

In a statement shared with US outlets, Euphoria director Sam Levinson said: “There was no one quite like Angus. He was too special, too talented and way too young to leave us so soon.

“He also struggled, like many of us, with addiction and depression. I hope he knew how many hearts he touched. I loved him. I always will. Rest in peace and God Bless his family.”

Angus was offered a part in Euphoria after a casting scout spotted him in a New York street. He was reportedly hesitant at first, suspecting a scam but later met casting director Jennifer Venditti, as well as Levinson, and accepted the role.

The actor later pushed back against suggestions playing his character was “easy” because of similarities they shared. He told US publication Variety: “It does bother me when people are like, ‘It must be so easy! You get to go in and be yourself.’ I’m like, ‘Why don’t you go and do that?’ It’s not that simple.

“I brought a lot to the character. You can believe what you want. It ain’t got nothing to do with me.” He was recently cast to co-star in Scream 7.

In a statement shared with US outlets on Monday, the star’s family said they hoped he would be remembered for “for his humour, laughter and love”.

“Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss,” the family said. “The only comfort we have is knowing Angus is now reunited with his dad, who was his best friend. Angus was open about his battle with mental health and we hope that his passing can be a reminder to others that they are not alone and should not fight this on their own in silence.”

“We hope the world remembers him for his humour, laughter and love for everyone,” his family added.

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