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10th Jan 2020

American Horror Story actor Harry Hains has sadly died at the age of 27

Rebecca O'Keeffe

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We have some truly heartbreaking news this morning.

American Horror Story actor Harry Hains has sadly passed away at the age of 27.

Harry’s mum, actress Jane Badler, shared the devastating news on Instagram.

She posted a number of pictures of her son, with the heartfelt caption:

“On Jan 7 my beautiful son died . He was 27 and had the world at his feet . But sadly he struggled with mental illness and addiction.”

“A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time. I will miss you Harry every day of my life. If you are in LA and know harry there is a service for him at Hollywood Forever Sunday jan 12 at 3 pm . 6000 Santa Monica Blvd.”

A number of people have commented on the post, sharing their condolences with Jane and her family.

One person wrote:

“My heart is heavy with sadness for your family. Our love and thoughts are with you.”

Another close friend of Harry’s wrote:

“Harry was my best friend. He was always there for me and he always brought love and light into my life. All the memories I have of him make me laugh so hard. He was such a great soul and person. He was a star that lite up any room he was in. He had an aura about him that everyone was drawn too! I love him and i love you. I took today off so please let me know if you need anything.”

Harry had acted in the Netflix series The OA and American Horror Story: Hotel.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this terrible time.