Lee Thompson Young was found dead at his LA home on Aug. 19, 2013. He was 29. (TNT)
LOS ANGELES -- Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young was found dead of suicide Monday morning.
The actor, who headlined The Famous Jett Jackson and most recently appeared as Detective Barry Frost on TNT's Rizzoli & Isles, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles. He was 29.
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The actor's manager, Jonathan Baruch, confirms that Young took his own life.
Young broke out as a high school football star in 2004's Friday Night Lights movie. He also appeared in TV's The Guardian, South Beach, Scrubs and Smallville.
Los Angeles police said Young was found dead Monday morning. Officer Sally Madera told the Associated Press that police were sent to the actor's home after Young failed to show up for filming Monday morning.