Mya-Lecia Naylor’s Almost Never co-stars have paid tribute to the actress following her death at the age of 16.
CBBC announced that the actress, who has previously starred in Absolutely Fabulous and Millie Inbetween, passed away on April 7.
Her co-star Oakley Orchard, 16, has taken to social media to say he is “absolutely devastated” following her death.
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Alongside a photo with the actress, he wrote: “Rest in peace to my little pink wafer. Absolutely devastated, will miss all the fun times we had together.”
CBBC show Almost Never announced Mya’s death on their social media page, writing: “Our thoughts are with Mya-Lecia’s family, friends and everyone that loved her at this very sad time. RIP Mya-Lecia.
“We are so sorry to have to tell you that Mya-Lecia, who you will know from Millie Inbetween and Almost Never, has very sadly died. Mya-Lecia was a much loved part of the BBC Children’s family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer.
“We will miss her enormously and we are sure that you will want to join us in sending all our love to her family and friends.”
The actress was born in November 2002 and became a model, actress and singer. She appeared on one episode of Absolutely Fabulous in 2004 as Jane.
Tributes have poured in for the actress after her management confirmed the devastating news on Twitter.
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They wrote: “It is with the deepest sorrow we have to announce that on Sunday 7th April Mya-Lecia Naylor, very sadly, died.
“Mya-Lecia was hugely talented and a big part of A&J, we will miss her greatly.
“Our love and thoughts are with all her family and friends at this difficult time.”
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