Best known for his role as the drug dealer Fezco “Fez” O’Neill on HBO’s “Euphoria,” Angus Cloud has been announced dead in Oakland, Calif at the age of 25.
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. pic.twitter.com/PLqkz5Rshc
— euphoria (@euphoriaHBO) July 31, 2023
“It is with the heaviest heart that we had to say goodbye to an incredible human today,” Cloud’s family said in a statement. “As an artist, a friend, a brother and a son, Angus was special to all of us in so many ways. Last week he buried his father and intensely struggled with this loss. 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.”
The statement continued, “We hope the world remembers him for his humor, laughter and love for everyone. We ask for privacy at this time as we are still processing this devastating loss.”
Cloud became well-known for his role as Fez in the Emmy-winning HBO teen drama “Euphoria.” He played a significant role in the first two seasons of the program. The movies “The Line” (2023) and “North Hollywood” (2021) were among his other acting credits.
He has received the lead role opposite Melissa Berrera in the upcoming horror film “Scream 6” at Universal Pictures, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. Additionally, Cloud appeared in a number of music videos, including those for “All Three” by Noah Cyrus, “Cigarettes” by Juice WRLD, and “Miamiii” by Becky G and Karol G.
Cloud was a fan favorite on “Euphoria,” which has not yet started production on its third season.
“We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Angus Cloud,” HBO said in a statement. “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.”, said the “Euphoria” casting director Jennifer Venditti
Born Conor Angus Cloud Hickey, he attended Oakland School of the Arts with his “Euphoria” co-star Zendaya, and was cast in “Euphoria” while working at a Brooklyn restaurant.
May His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.