Everybody Loves RaymondÂ starÂ Sawyer SweetenÂ has died by suspected suicide, his managerÂ Dino MayÂ confirmed toÂ The Hollywood Reporter. He was 19.
The actor was visiting his family in Texas, where he is believed to have shot himself on their front porch Thursday.
Sweeten starred inÂ Everybody Loves RaymondÂ from 1996 to 2005, playing GeoffreyÂ Barone.Â His twin brother,Â Sullivan,played MichaelÂ Barone, while their sisterÂ MadylinÂ played AllyÂ Barone. The CBS series starredÂ Ray RomanoÂ as their onscreen father.
At this time I would like to encourage everyone to reach out to the ones you love,”Â Madylin SweetenÂ wrote on her Facebook pageÂ Thursday. “Let them have no doubt of what they mean to you.
Sweeten and his twin brother were 16 months old whenÂ Everybody Loves RaymondÂ debuted in 1996. They jointly played a character in a 2000 episode of Disney Channel’sÂ Even StevensÂ and shared a small role in the 2002 featureÂ Frank McKlusky, C.I.