Los Angeles, April 4
Actor Logan Williams, who played the young Barry Allen in “The Flash”, died at the age of 16.
The young actor died on Thursday, his mother, Marles Williams, confirmed to Tri-City News in British Columbia.
Merles said the family is “absolutely devastated”.
He said that the coronovirus epidemic and social discrimination restrictions made family mourning more difficult. “I haven’t been able to hug my parents who lost their only grandson. It’s tough.”
Actor Grant Gustin, who replaced the older version of Barry Allen and his titular egg, paid tribute to Williams.
“Just hearing the devastating news. This photo was early in the filming of The Flash Pilot episode in 2014. I was impressed not only by Logan’s talent, but also his professionalism on the set.”
“My thoughts and prayers will be with him and his family which I am sure is an unimaginably difficult time for him. Please keep Logan and his family during your thoughts and prayers which has been a strange and trying time for all of us. Sending love to all, ”Gustin wrote on the set with a photo of himself, Williams and Jessie L. Martin.
Actor John Wesley Shipp — who played Barry Allen in the early 1990s remake of “The Flash” as well as the character’s father Henry, also paid tribute to Williams in the remake.
Hurtick about the death of Logan Williams at the age of 16. He was committed to playing the role of the young Barry Allen and we missed him before passing that part of the story. Love and compassion to Logan’s family and friends in his grief, ”he tweeted. PTI