Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak tragically passed away on July 19. The star of ‘The Patriot’ was just 21 years old. Upon hearing the news of her sudden death, Skye’s fans have taken to Twitter to mourn the loss.
Skye McCole Bartusiak died on July 19 in her Houston home at just 21. The young actress was best known for playing Mel Gibson’s daughter in The Patriot. After learning of her shocking and sudden death, fans of the young actress offered their condolences and mourned.
Skye McCole Bartusiak: Fans Mourn The Sudden Death Of Young Actress
Skye McCole Bartusiak passed away at the very young age of 21 on July 19 at her home in Houston, Texas. Skye’s sudden death shocked fans to their core.
The young actress reportedly died after having a epileptic seizure after her mother said she’d been suffering from them recently, but investigators have yet to confirm a cause of death, CNN said.
“We lost our girl,” Helen told CNN. “She was a kind and really beautiful girl.” So sad.
Fans of Skye’s mourned the death of the young star on Twitter and offered up their condolences.
I’m very sad about the passing of my old friend, skye mccole bartusiak. She was a great actress and a beautiful person. Please be at peace.
— Michael Welch (@MichaelWelchAct) July 20, 2014
Rest in Peace James Garner and Skye McCole Bartusiak.
— Tara (@tarakhedrick) July 20, 2014
So sad to hear of actress #SkyeMcColeBartusiak ‘s passing. 21 years is far too young but her body of work will live forever.
— Christina Ritter (@MissCritter46) July 20, 2014
RIP Skye McCole Bartusiak
— rixton (@ferreiraction) July 21, 2014
Holy crap! She passed away at such a young age. I don’t know you, but RIP Skye McCole Bartusiak.
— Reena Yu (@YuRe1226) July 21, 2014
RIP Skye McCole Bartusiak ❤️
— Mathilde (@RachelBerry_S) July 21, 2014
Skye’s first role in film was in The Cider House Rules in 1999. After The Patriot, Skye went on to appear on television in shows such as 24, House M.D. and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Our thoughts go out to Skye’s family and friends during this difficult time.
— Avery Thompson