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Ex-Disney star Lee Thompson Young dead at 29

Ex-Disney star Lee Thompson Young dead at 29

(TMZ) - Lee Thompson Young - who played the main character on Disney's "The Famous Jett Jackson - has died after what officials believe is a suicide,TMZ has learned.  He was 29. 

Sources tell TMZ Young's body was discovered with a gun shot wound that appears to be self-inflicted. 

Young currently appears in the TNT show "Rizzoli & Isles" - and TMZ is told when he didn't show up to work this morning, staffers called the landlord of Young's L.A. home to check up on the actor. 

TMZ reports when the landlord opened the door, he discovered Young's body. 

Young was a rising star in Hollywood. After he made it big as a Disney star, he went on to play running back Chris Comer in the 2004 movie "Friday Night Lights."

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