Angus Cloud Dead At 25, "Euphoria" Actor Buried Father Just One Week Before

RIP to the young star.

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As he gained public notoriety thanks to HBO's Euphoria, Angus Cloud always remained open about his mental health struggles. Now, the actor's loved ones are hoping his candidness will help fans process the shocking news of his death. The unexpected announcement came via TMZ on Monday (July 31). Details surrounding Cloud's passing are sparse at this time. However, we do know it took place at his family's home in Oakland, California. "It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today," they shared in a statement to the outlet.

"As an artist, a friend, a brother and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways," they added. It's been noted that the 25-year-old had to endure the trauma of burying his own father a week before. This was a loss that he "intensely struggled with." The Cloud family's message also 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."

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Angus Cloud Struggled Profusely After His Dad's Passing

As previously mentioned, the exact nature of Angus' death is unclear. Still, the statement sounds as though it was triggered by the overwhelming pain he felt surrounding his late father. We'll surely miss seeing him on future seasons of Euphoria. On the bright side, it's been reported that he still has two posthumous projects due out in the future. Aside from TV, Cloud also appeared in films like The Line, North Hollywood, and music videos for Becky G, Karol G, and others.

Revisit the late Juice WRLD's "Cigarettes" music video, which included an appearance from Angus Cloud at the link below. We're keeping the actor's loved ones in our thoughts at this time, and if you're struggling with mental health amid all the chaos in the world, know that resources are available via Mental Health America by calling 1-800-273-8255, or texting the Crisis Line at 741741. RIP.

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Hayley Hynes is the former Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, she stepped down after two years in 2024 to pursue other creative opportunities but remains on staff part-time to cover music, gossip, and pop culture news. Currently, she contributes similar content on Blavity and 21Ninety, as well as on her personal blog where she also offers tarot/astrology services. Hayley resides on the western side of Canada, previously spending a year in Vancouver to study Fashion Marketing at Blanche Macdonald Centre and Journalism at Mount Royal University in Calgary before that. She's passionate about helping others heal through storytelling, and shares much more about her life on Instagram @hayleyhynes.