The brother of famous actress Hayden Panettiere has died at the age of 28. Jansen, who is five years younger than his sister, passed away at the weekend.
After debuting on TV back in 2002 in the series Even Stevens, he also appeared on sitcom ‘Hope & Faith’. Jansen also took part in such as ‘Blue’s Clues’, ‘Major Crimes’, ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ and ‘The Walking Dead’.
He did appear on movies such as ‘The Last Day of Summer’, ‘The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry’ and ‘The Perfect Game’, also doing voiceovers for ‘Holly Hobbie & Friends’, as well as ‘Ice Age: The Meltdown’. The two siblings worked together in films ‘Tiger Cruise’ and ‘The Forger’.
What’s Jansen Panettiere’s cause of death?
Jansen revealed on this website that he was struggling with depression in the past and his anxiety issues served as a springboard to begin expressing himself by painting his problems.
“After spending time in LA as an adult he was ridden with terrible anxiety and depression,” reads the website.
“This period in his life eventually produced a spiritual clarity that drove him to start painting his problems, one by one.”
The New York Police Department (NYPD) received a call to an apartment in Nyack at 17:30 local time on Sunday. Panettiere was found dead at his home but for time being, the cause of his death remains unknown.