Young Actor from ‘The Flash’ Passes Away

Stars and production staff behind The CW’s “The Flash” is mourning the death of 16-year-old Logan Williams who had played the younger version of character Barry Allen throughout the series.

Logan died suddenly on Thursday, April 2, the cause of which was undisclosed by his family. His mother, Marlyse Williams, shared with The Tri-City News that she is “absolutely devastated” by his passing and how the family is unable to grieve together due to social distancing amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Grant Gustin, who played the adult version of Barry Allen, shared a social media post as a tribute to his young co-star.

“Just hearing the devastating news that Logan Williams has passed away suddenly,” he wrote. “This picture was early in the filming of The Flash pilot episode back in 2014. I was so impressed by not only Logan’s talent but his professionalism on set.”

He added: “My thoughts and prayers will be with him and his family during what is I’m sure an unimaginably difficult time for them. Please keep Logan and his family in your thoughts and prayers during what has been a strange and trying time for us all. Sending love to everyone.”

John Wesley Shipp, who played character Henry Allen and shared multiple scenes with Logan Williams, likewise posted his own tribute. “Heartsick to learn of Logan Williams’ death at 16. He was 100% committed to playing young Barry Allen, and we missed him once we moved past that part of the story. Love and compassion to Logan’s family and friends in your grief,” he said.

May he rest in peace.

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