Logan Williams, the child actor who played young Barry Allen in 'The Flash', passes away at 16
Logan Williams, the cute child actor who played the younger version of Barry Allen, aka the Flash, in the hit superhero show, The Flash, has passed away at the age of 16. The news is certain to shock the millions of fans of the well-loved show. No cause of death has been shared with the media, as of now.
The Flash is a DC Comics character that first appeared in another hit superhero show, Arrow. The popularity of the character prompted the makers to create a separate featuring the character, and thus the series, The Flash, was born. Logan Williams played the younger version of Barry Allen, who turns into the superhero Flash, in Seasons 1 and 2 of the series.
The news was shared by Grant Gustin, the actor who plays the grownup version of Barry Allen/The Flash in the series, on his official Instagram account. Gustin accompanied his caption with an old picture of him with Logan taken in 2014, at the time the pilot episode was launched. The pic also features actor-singer Jesse L. Martin, who plays the character of Captain Joe West in the series.
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Grant Gustin wrote 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."
Take a look at Grant Gustin's moving tribute to Logan Williams on Instagram -