Chance Perdomo
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Actor Chance Perdomo, renowned for his portrayal in the Netflix horror series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, has passed away in a motorcycle accident at the age of 27, as confirmed by his publicist.

The British-American actor, born in Los Angeles and raised in Southampton, garnered acclaim with a nomination for Best Actor at the 2019 Bafta TV awards for his performance in the BBC Three drama Killed by My Debt.

"His insatiable appetite for life was felt by all who knew him," the publicist stated.

"His warmth will carry on in those who he loved dearest," the statement, seen by CBS, added, before requesting privacy for Perdomo's family as they mourn the loss.

Details regarding the location and cause of the accident have not yet been disclosed. Perdomo's representative stated that "no other individuals were involved," according to CBS.

In addition to his role as warlock Ambrose Spellman in the Netflix series, Perdomo starred as Andre Anderson in Amazon Prime's superhero series Gen V.

A joint statement released by Amazon MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Television, the co-producers of Gen V, remembered Perdomo as "charming" and an "enthusiastic force of nature."

"Even writing about him in the past tense doesn't make sense," they expressed.

Perdomo initially pursued law after completing his schooling and ventured into acting in 2017 with a role in the CBBC series Hetty Feather.

His performance in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina led to his inclusion among Bafta's "Breakthrough Brits" in 2019.

Reflecting on his Bafta nomination, Perdomo revealed to BBC Newsbeat that he was "overwhelmed" by the response to Killed by My Debt—a docudrama based on the true story of Jerome Rogers, a London motorcycle courier trapped in crippling debt who tragically took his own life.

Leading up to the Bafta awards ceremony, Perdomo reportedly returned to his former Southampton secondary school to address Year 10 students.

"He spoke to them about working hard and he told them it was just his passion for acting and not for fame that got him where he is now," shared Redbridge Community School's headteacher Jason Ashley at the time, as reported by the Southern Daily Echo.