Teen star actor, Mya-Lecia Naylor who starred in BBC popular kids’ series ‘Millie Inbetween’ dies at the age of 16. She died on April 7 after collapsing, according to her agency A&J Management.
Naylor has starred in numerous series and movies such as CBBC’s ‘Millie Inbetween’, ‘Cloud Atlas’, ‘The Withcher’, and many more.
A statement by her agency reveals how Naylor will be missed; “It is with the deepest sorrow we have to announce that on Sunday 7th April Mya-Lecia Naylor, very sadly, died. Mya-Lecia was hugely talented and a big part of A&J, we will miss her greatly. Our love and thoughts are with all her family and friends at this difficult time.”
The director of BBC children, Alice Webb also confirms the news was ‘terribly sad’.
“She has shone so brightly on our screens… and it’s unthinkable that she won’t be part of our journey going forward,” she said. “She was hugely popular with our audience, a very talented actress, dancer and singer, and a real role model for her young fans,” Alice said.
BBC in a statement said: “We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends. If you would like to share a memory of Mya-Lecia, you can post a comment below.”
Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel, who shared a management company, said: “Very sad to hear the tragic news of Mya-Lecia Naylor’s passing… I wanted to send my condolences to her family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time.”