Cormac Roth, the son of actor has died at the age of 25, his family have confirmed.
In a statement, they said: ‘He was a wild, electric energy ball and his soul was filled with light and goodness.
‘As wild as he was, Cormac was also the embodiment of kindness. A gentle soul who brought so much happiness and hope to those around him.
‘The grief comes in waves, as do the tears and laughter, when we think of that beautiful boy across the 25 years and 10 months that we knew him. An irrepressible and joyful and wild and wonderful child. Only recently a man. We love him. We will carry him with us wherever we go.’
In November 2021, Roth announced on Instagram that he was diagnosed with Stage 3 germ cell cancer.
He penned: ‘Since then I’ve been fighting it daily, throwing everything I can at it. Chemo, high dose chemo, medication, transplants, transfusions, surgeries etc. It is called Choriocarcinoma, it is rare, and it has managed to stay many steps ahead of me no matter what I throw at it.
‘It has taken away half of my hearing, 60pounds of weight, my confidence, and will continue its murderous path until I can manage to stop it some how, and kill it. But it hasn’t taken away my will to survive, or my love of making music.’
He continued: ‘It hasn’t taken me down yet. If you or someone you love is affected by cancer, please feel free to reach out for it is an emotional rollercoaster unlike anything else.
‘Love to you all please make sure to do the things that you love. Life is short. It is chaos. And you never know when it’s going to be you.Be well and go to the doctor. F**k cancer.’
In his recent Instagram video, Roth issued a message to his followers and reminded fans that ‘life is short.’
‘You don’t always get to choose your destiny,’ he said.
‘And you don’t always get to choose your future but just be an undeniable force that lives and breathes that thing that you claim you love and are…’
Roth graduated from Bennington College, and was known as a talented guitarist, composer, and producer.
He is survived by his parents, Tim and Nikki Roth, and his brother, Hunter Roth.
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