Josh Ryan Evans’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 10, 1982

Death Date

Aug 5, 2002

Age of Death

20 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Aug 5, 2002

Profession

Soap Opera Actor

The soap opera actor Josh Ryan Evans died at the age of 20. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his role as Timmy on the popular NBC soap opera Passions, he suffered from a medical condition known as achlasia that caused him, well past his early years, to continue to have the height and appearance of a young child. He won YoungStar and Soap Opera Digest Awards and was nominated for Young Artist and Daytime Emmy Awards. 

A native of Hayward, California, he died in San Diego at the age of twenty as the result of a heart condition. 

On August 5, 2002, Evans died during a medical procedure in San Diego from complications related to a congenital heart condition. He was 20 years old.

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My size is an asset to me. People write roles for me. If I was just another blond-haired, brown-eyed, 18-year-old actor, I’d be left unrecognized. People remember me.

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I realized my life was not going to be, per se, normal.

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I have had heart surgery three times, so I know what it was like to have pins and needles stuck in you.

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I always knew I wanted to be a character in the movies. When I was growing up, I had to have a lot of surgery, and I spent a lot of time recovering at home and in the hospital. Watching movies took me away from my own problems and gave me a total escape.

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Everybody said, ‘You hit it so big when you were on ‘Ally McBeal.’ ‘ I didn’t do anything for a year after ‘Ally McBeal,’ and I had to write David Kelley to get myself back on ‘Ally’ a second time because I thought the character should be on again.