The actor’s mother, Nancy Davis Rickel, confirmed his passing in a statement .
“I am so heartbroken to share the saddest news of my life that my son Jason Davis passed away this morning in Los Angeles,” she said on Sunday. “Jason had a true heart of gold with such a zest for life. He was such a caring soul to everybody who ever knew him. He loved his friends and his family above all else. We ask for privacy as we take time to grieve this most devastating loss.”
His manager, Scotty Gelt, also mourned Jason’s death.
“We’re very sad for the loss of my good friend and client,” Scotty told E! News. “He had a heart of gold and was really turning his life around. It’s a sad day for us and for his family and all of his friends.”
Jason portrayed many beloved characters during his lifetime. For instance, he provided the voiceover work for Mikey Blumberg on the Disney cartoon series Recess. He also made appearances on hit shows like Roseanne and 7th Heaven. In addition to acting on TV, Jason appeared in a few films. For instance, he appeared in both Beverly Hills Ninja and Rush Hour.