Sad News : ‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams / Barry Allen Dies at 16

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Logan Williams who portrayed the role of Barry Allen on CW’s Series The Flash died tragically at the young age of 16 on April 2nd of 2020. The cause of his death has not been publicly revealed yet. According to the Tricity news- a Canadian news channel, The British Columbia based actor’s mother Marlyse Williams said that her family is devastated by his passing and said she was not able to hug her parents who lost their only grandchild.

‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams Dies at 16
‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams Dies at 16

In the harsh time of the COVID-19 pandemic and with all these social distancing constraints it’s really hard for her and her family to deal with his passing at such a young age.
Williams was born in Vancouver and grew up in the suburb of Coquitlam. He landed the first audition of his career for the hallmark movie ‘The color of rain’ alongside Lacey Chabert and Warren Christie.

William also appeared in Lifetime’s period drama when calls the heart and also in the 2015 supernatural episode plush and also in the ABC’s horror mystery series whispers. He started his tv career from the movie the color rain. His major role was the childhood version of flash’s titular superhero for the 8 episodes of series.

‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams Dies at 16
‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams Dies at 16

In such a young age logan appeared on several other television shows such as The Flash, Supernatural and the whispers, which was co-executively produced by Steven Spielberg. He also acted in When calls the heart – a hallmark tv series starring Martin Cummins, Lori Loughlin, and Erin Krakow. He played the roles of Miles, as the son of Chelah Horsdals character Cat Montogomery for 13 episodes.

His mother told the Tricity news about his potential of being a huge star noting his nomination as the best newcomer at the union of British Columbia performers award in 2015.

Upon his untimely death, many of his cast members and fans took the social media to share their remembrance and condolences.

‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams Dies at 16
‘The Flash’ Actor Logan Williams Dies at 16

The flash star Grant Gustin posted a remembrance of Williams on Wednesday along with photographs of pair and co-star Jesse L Martin taken on the pilot episode in 2014.

Grant Gustin who played Barry Allen on flash shared his photo with William and said he was devastated by the sudden passing of logan Williams. He said on his Instagram ” I was so impressed by not only Logan’s talent but his professionalism on set. My thoughts and prayers will be with him and his family during what is I’m sure an unimaginably difficult time for them. Please keep Logan and his family in your thoughts and prayers during what has been a strange and trying time for us all. Sending love to everyone”

John Wesley who played Barry Allen on CBS from 1990 to 1991 in the flash and portrayed as his father in the current series expressed his grief in twitter saying “Heartsick to learn of Logan Williams’ death at 16. He was 100% committed to playing young Barry Allen, and we missed him once we moved past that part of the story. Love and compassion to Logan’s family and friends in your grief.

We are really devastated by the news of his passing at such a young age. We want to post our condolences to his family and him from our entire HollywoodMash team. Rest in Peace Logan!