Johnson Panettiere’s family, including his sister Hayden, revealed last week that the 28-year-old actor’s death was caused by cardiomegaly, or an enlarged heart combined with aortic valve complications.
“Although it’s little comfort, the medical examiner said Johnson’s sudden death was caused by cardiomegaly (an enlarged heart), and aortic valve complications,” the family said in a statement to ABC News.
“We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of love and support for our family as we navigate this unimaginable loss, and ask for the gift of our privacy during this time of grief,” the family said. “We love you so much Johnson, you will be in our hearts forever.”
Johnson Panettiere, younger brother of actress Hayden Panettiere, died on February 19 in New York. He was an actor who followed his sister Hayden into show business Stevens, Blues Clues, Ice Age: The Meltdown And The Walking Dead.
Born September 25, 1994 in Palisades, NY, Panettiere earned her first credits as a voice actor before appearing in 2002 on the Disney Channel. Even Stevens Starring a young Shia LaBeouf. Subsequent credits included the 2003 sitcom Hope & Faith and the drama Third Watch, and the following year she voiced the recurring character Periwinkle. A hint of blue.
As a voice actor, his credits include 100 Things to Do Before Middle School, Robots, Winter: The Meltdown, And X’samong others.
Panettiere, a painter and artist, appeared in a 2004 Disney Channel movie with her sister. Tiger Cruise. In 2019, she co-starred in MTV’s How High 2. Hayden Panettiere is best known for her roles on TV. Heroes And NashvilleAs well as the scream Film rights.
In a statement to ABC News, the late actor’s family, including his mother Leslie Vogel, father Skip Panettiere and sister Hayden, said, “Johnson’s heart was in his eyes, and his charm was in his brilliant, engaging smile; His soul in his masterful and expressive paintings, and the joy of life in his dry wit. His charisma, warmth, compassion for others and his creativity will live forever in our hearts and in the hearts of all he met.
“Friend of animals everywhere. Coffee maven. Professional food trailblazer. Twitter buff.”