Canadian Actor who is best known for playing Dave Turner on “Degrassi: The Next Generation” for more than 150 episodes is named for Jahmil French. For his role as Dave Turner, he earned a 2013 Gemini Award nomination for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth’s Series at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018 for his performance in the film “Boost”. During his life story and career journey, he has appeared in many TV shows and films. He made his acting debut on a 2009 episode of Flashpoint at the age 18. His other movies & shows are The Infamous, At First Light, Remedy, Let’s Get Physical, Soundtrack, and more.
How did Jahmil French Die?
On 1st March 2021, Jahmil French passed away. Jahmil was found dead at 29. His cause of death is still to get unfold yet and is still investigating. “Soundtrack” creator Joshua Safran on Twitter paid tribute to the young star, writing, “I can confirm my good friend, co-worker, and all-around inspiration, Jahmil French, passed away yesterday. Only posting because I see the story getting out there. I will have more to say about him later. Right now we’re all just processing this devastating news.” Stefan Brogren, a Canadian actor, producer, and director who was a cast member of French’s on “Degrassi,” praised the actor for his performance on the show. Singer and fellow Soundtrack actor Christina Milian also commented under French’s last Instagram post, saying: “You will be missed. Rest peacefully King”.
- Being a Canadian Actor.
- For his role as Dave Turner on “Degrassi: The Next Generation”.
What was the Ethnicity of Jahmil French?
Jahmil French was born on 29th July 1991 in Toronto, Canada. He held Canadian nationality and his ethnicity was African-American. He is of Hispanic, Native American, and African American descent. His race was Black. He lastly celebrated his 29th birthday as of 2020. Leo was his Zodiac sign and his religion was Christian. Details about his parents, & siblings have not been revealed yet.
About her education, he attended the Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough, Ontario.
How was the Career of Jahmil French?
- Jahmil made his acting debut on a 2009 episode of Flashpoint at the age of 18.
- Between the years 2009 to 2013, he was seen as Dave Turner as the main cast in the TV show “Degrassi: Minis” and “Degrassi: The Next Generation”.
- He then appeared in A Day Late and a Dollar Short as Dingus, Rocky Road as Razor, and as Trey Page in “The Divide” in the year 2014.
- After a year, he appeared as Jackson in Lead with Your Heart” and as PJ Byrd in the drama series “Remedy”.
- In the year 2016, he was seen as Kyle in The Night Before Halloween.
- In the year 2016, he appeared in two films; Boost and The Infamous.
- Likewise, he was seen in the 2018 films entitled “At First Light”, “TMI Crossing the Threshold” and as Snacks in the TV series “Let’s Get Physical”.
- Back in 2019, he was seen in “Dalia” as Rock and as Dante Mendoza in the Netflix series “Soundtrack”.
Who was Jahmil French Dating?
Moving towards his personal life, Jahmil French was not a married man. Back then, he was once romantically linked with actress Christina Milian. Apart from Christina, there is no news and affairs about his affairs, relationship, dating with anyone. He was enjoying a single life at the time of his death. His sexual orientation was straight.
Like other celebrities, it was speculated that Jahmil is gay but there are not any official statements.
How much was Jahmil French’s Net Worth?
A famous actor, Jahmil French was a very talented actor who had appeared in numerous movies and TV Shows. His net worth was estimated to have $500K-$1 Million as of 2021 at the time of his death. His major source of wealth came from his acting career. Whereas his exact salary and career earnings have not been revealed yet.
How tall was Jahmil French?
Handsome actor, Jahmil French had a slim body build. He stood tall at the perfect height of 5 ft 8 in or 1.72 m matching his body weight. His hair color was dark brown and his eye color was also dark brown. His other body measurements have not been publicized yet. He was fond of tattoos and he had inked tattoos on the left upper peck with some Urdu markings and a big eye covering the middle of the peck. The right upper peck show Sanskrit writings, and right below are three vertical lines with three bent lines on top of them. His right arm, on the other hand, is covered with tribal markings & on the left arm, there is a Hindu religious marking of “Om”, which is enclosed by a sun covering the top of his arms.