LOS ANGELES (Reuters): 

Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young, best known for his lead role in the 1990s series “The Famous Jett Jackson,” committed suicide in Los Angeles, the actor’s manager said on Monday. He was 29. “It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning,” Young’s manager, Jonathan Baruch, said in a statement. “Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed,” Baruch added.